Building my own NAS – From the ground up

I guess everyone with more than one computer knows the problem that data (documents, music, etc) is sooner or later spread across all available machines. In my case I have my data spread over my netbook, notebook, desktop and server. Some stuff is on my wife’s desktop and notebook, because I had to work with her stuff when my equipment wasn’t around. Hence I decided to build my own NAS to store my data on. I decided for a low power system, but the mainboard I’ve bought was defect and so I got some replacement hardware (mainboard+cpu) by a colleague (thx hubi!). Not sure how power efficient that stuff is, as I did not test it. It’s for sure eating less than my old sli-desktop.
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