- Local time
- Oct 5, 2019
Today I've started project
Homeflix - I've planned it since several months and now I've started to do it.
After I've checked several NAS solutions, prices and performance and also all PCs in my cellar and compared and thought about all the different RAIDs pro's & con's - my plan is to use one of the PCs I have and put in all HDDs with >1TB I have.
My super first step, for today, will be cleaning and combining all parts in one case and install an OS.
If everything goes well it will start with 120GB SSD and 7TB HDDs.
The other HDDs will be placed end of week if the PCIe->SATA card and the missing cables and cages arrive.
During collecting HDDs I've even found some super old ones - the smallest was 80GB. 😂😱
So like 1-2 4K movies. 🙈🤯
I've dropped the NAS solution because of costs and performance. Also because of limited software installable, limited ports and HDD bays. With this setup I can install up to 16 HDDs - and with 4TB drives pricing around 100€ this is far more scalable, upgradable than a NAS.