Hardware Recommendations Guide

Hardware Recommendations Guide Rev 2a) 2021-01-24

Really nice and informative. Minor nitpicking...

The page marked as "10" (or "13") has this typo in it:

"All of these, except for the LSI SAS 9211 and 9207,
must be cross-flashed. All of these, except for the LSI SAS 9211 and 9207, must be cross-flashed."
Well, that one took me a while to figure out, but it's fixed in the next version. Thanks!
Great document. Very informative.
A thorough compendium of all things TrueNas hardware related.
The guide is most excellent! The only suggestion I have is a section in each section, or overall section where it has the summary of actual hardware.

The scope of the document is great, but what about actual hardware. Was the HCL list from Freebsd linked also?

Both should be there for "Hardware Recommendation List". From a document maintenance standpoint, could see how not including it could be positive.
There's a quick hardware guide to fill the need for "just a summary of what's good": https://www.truenas.com/community/resources/freenas%C2%AE-quick-hardware-guide.7/
The only thing missing is a consideration of CMR drives vs SMR in the NAS drives section. This may have been done to avoid controversy / drama in the comments section, but it's an important consideration, regardless.
It was not a conscious decision and the topic has raised enough questions that it does deserve at least a mention.
Great document! It defenitely clears the main doubts about RAM.
Great article, should be required reading for all new members of the site.It will either be a confirmation for an experienced user or gratefully accepted information fire hose for us newbies.
da best
First stop to any person coming to the forum and planning to build a solid and reliable NAS.
It took me a while to fully appreciate what this guide has to offer. Fantastic resource and kept up to date, even if you don't realize it at first. I would consider this the guide for hardware.
Well written guide with a lot of solid pointers.
Great simple guide. Only fools ignore it.
Must read!
Used this guide as the bible to my FreeNAS build. Helped me pick out my HBA based on whats tried and proven.
Great summary of many potential gotchas and excellent explanations of the recommendations
Nice complete guide to get you started.
Some great information right there, thank you.
The Guide was very helpful for me. I have my system build and running. Thanks a lot!
A good primer for newcomers