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Asustor 'Lockerstor 10' - 10x SATA 2.5/3.5, 2x M.2 NVMe, 2x Intel 10GbE-T, 2x RealTek 2.5GbE-T. In-stock @ Amazon!

VirtualLarry

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Wow, they are already IN-STOCK at Amazon!




That said, I'm already on the path to a DIY solution, for what I figure is half the cost:

Parts:
ASRock X370 TaiChi AM4 ATX mobo (10x SATA6G, 2x M.2 NVMe (second shared with last PCI-E x16/x4 electrical slot))
Fractal Design Define R6 (11x 3.5 drive bays, 2x 2.5 drive bays, with purchase of more drive trays, $10-12 per set of two @ Amazon)
80Plus Gold PSU, with 13-14 SATA power leads, and at least 2x 6+2-pin PCI-E, as well as 2x 4+4 EPS12V CPU power leads. (Already own an Antec that probably qualifies.)
32GB kit of DDR4-2667 (Already own)
AM4 CPU (probably R5 3600, maybe R5 3500X, depending on savings)
GPU (Have GT730 1GB to throw in, could slot in a real gaming GPU for VM pass-through, if I wanted an unRAID server gaming rig, which IS possible)
2TB Sabrent Rocket Q M.2 PCI-E 3.0 x4 NVMe, for write caching / VM-storage purposes.
10GbE-T card (own one more Open-box AQ-chipset Asus card, supported by Linux)
Could also put in a 2.5GbE-T RealTek PCI-E x1 card too.

And then just fill it with drives. I've got 4x 10TB WD Red, 4x 8TB WD Red, and 2x 7200RPM Toshiba 6TB drives to drop into this NAS.

Probably need to buy a 14TB WD EasyStore desktop external HDD, for cold backup of existing current NAS units, so that I can backup the data before pulling and formatting the drives for the unRAID or FreeNAS DIY NAS unit I'm building.
 
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