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Toxygen
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Project Alexandria

Upgrading my in house NAS PC to a full solid state storage solution.

The goals:
-Keep it as small as possible while trying to avoid any proprietary solutions
-Keep future repairs, upgrades, an maintenance in mind to ensure long term sustainability of the equipment. Benchmark of 10 years.
-Move from HDDs in the previous NAS to SSD for improved access speed and a possible reliability increase.
Color(s): Black
RGB Lighting? No
Theme: none
Cooling: Air Cooling
Size: Mini-ITX
Type: General Build

Hardware

CPU
$ 257.99
Intel - Core i5-11600K
Socket: LGA 1200
Cores: 6
Integrated Graphics: Yes
Motherboard
$ 289.99
Gigabyte - Aorus Ultra (Z590I) (WiFi 6)
Chipset: Z590
CPU Socket: LGA 1200
Size: Mini-ITX
Memory
$ 118.43
G.Skill - Ripjaws V (3600MHz) (Black)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 16 GB
Graphics
$ 0.01
Storage
$ 62.98
Samsung - 860 EVO
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 250 GB
Storage
$ 1,660.00
Samsung - 870 QVO (4x)
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 4 TB
PSU
$ 114.99
Corsair - SF450
Wattage: 450
Form Factor: SFX
Efficiency: 80+ Platinum
Case
$ 178.16
SilverStone Technology - CS280
Type: Mini-Tower
Side Panel: Mesh
Case Fan
$ 31.90
Noctua - NF-A12x25 PWM
Size: 120 mm
Case Fan
$ 31.90
Noctua - NF-A8 PWM (2x)
Size: 80 mm
Cooling
$ 59.95
Noctua - NH-L9x65
Type: Air Cooler
Estimated total value of this build:
$ 2,793.00
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