1. thepixelgeek

    BUILD Basic Assembly Questions

    I'm beginning to assemble the parts, and I have a couple basic assembly questions. Mostly regarding cable types/configuration for connecting backplane (12 HDs). X11SSM-F-O IBM Serveraid M1015 iStarUSA M-3120-ATX 12-Bay 1. How does the backplane connect to the M1015? What are those three...
  2. thepixelgeek

    48TB NAS Build / Compile Hardware List

    So close to pulling the trigger...just need a little advice first. Especially, since this will be my first build. I think I narrowed it down, but open to advice to reduce cost while keeping same effectiveness. To be honest, my head is spinning from all the options. I've been reading for...