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    Kaby Lake & M.2 & 8 HDDs w/Supermicro X11SAE-M vs X11SSH-F vs X11SSH-LN4F

    I'm looking at building an 8 drive FreeNAS box w/2280 M.2 support, and Kaby Lake support. My most taxing use case would be having a separate desktop machine accessing my media for editing in programs like Adobe Premiere. I've noticed there are some posts with specific combinations of kaby lake...
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    Opinion needed for a new NAS system - Supermicro X11SSM-F or X11SSH-F or X11SSH-LN4F

    I am planing to setup a new FreeNAS system with the following setup: CPU: Pentium G4500 (i already have that CPU and i want to reuse it for the NAS) RAM: Kingston ValueRAM Intel DIMM Kit 32GB, DDR4-2133, CL15-15-15, ECC (KVR21E15D8K2/32I) (Crucial isn't available here at the moment) HDs for...
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    X11SSH-LN4F build advice.

    Hi All, First post so go easy! :) After tinkering with FreeNAS as an iSCSI target for my ESXi lab with whatever hardware i found laying around, i'm making the leap and building a purpose built server. Whilst the intended use is primarily for ESX (iSCSI) i would like another pool for an...