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  1. I don't think 4th gen can decode/encode HEVC.
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    To 4K or not?

    Futureproofing more than anything. And an excuse to have a ridiculous amount of storage space.
  3. aberg83

    To 4K or not?

    Decided to pull the trigger on a Supermicro X11SCA-F board with 32GB DDR4 ECC memory. Can use the i7 and non ECC memory with this board for now and then swap out for the ECC and Xeon when it's available. The gaming board can be easily sold.
  4. aberg83

    To 4K or not?

    I'd love to avoid managing another server. I think we suitable backups and checksums, unRAID is fine even without ECC. I'd hazard to guess that the majority of users on these forums are not using server-grade equipment with ECC memory.
  5. aberg83

    To 4K or not?

    I've got friends in IT so I've probably been letting them sway me too much with their ECC/ZFS special sauce talk... I'll probably stick with it all in unRAID for simplicity.
  6. aberg83

    To 4K or not?

    I saw that but can't seem to find it for sale anywhere. Too soon I guess. That would be the ideal setup.
  7. aberg83

    To 4K or not?

    So, I've got a bit of a first world dilemma. I've got 112TB of usable storage, and only 35TB used. I've decided I'd like to flip the switch and start archiving media in 4K. Unfortunately my previous server (dual E5-2667v2), while having a really high passmark, couldn't cut it with software transcoding in Plex. I learned about Coffee Lake iGPU support in the latest 6.6 release candidates and thought I should give Plex HW transcoding a shot. I bought an i7-8700K and Asus Prime Z370-A board and swapped it into my Supermicro 24 bay chassis in place of my dual Xeon setup. Plex performance has been amazing with 4K. HW transcoding is something I want to maintain, however I'm a little torn. I liked having server-grade gear with ECC memory to have that extra little protection for the 1TB or so data that is extra important to me (family photos, videos, documents, ripped music collection, etc.). I like the idea of keeping everything with unRAID but am considering moving important data to a separate small FreeNAS server. Am I really worrying for nothing? I've been using btrfs so at least all data is checksummed. I have backups. The power savings have been nice to ditch the dual Xeon setup, but just not sure how long I can trust consumer gear to last when running 24/7. Hoping the community can offer some thoughts.
  8. aberg83

    [FS] [CAN-ONT] Dual Xeon Servers + More

    Decided to keep the supermicro 24 bay chassis. Also dropped prices. Willing to part out.
  9. aberg83

    Unraid OS version 6.6.0-rc3 available

    Noticed some text overlap on system devices page.
  10. aberg83

    ACS override consequences

    I've got a new Z370 board which works find to passthrough a GPU in PCIEx16 slot one without the ACS patch, however if I want to use any PCIe device in slot 2, it shares an IOMMU group with slot 1 and so to separate, I need to use ACS override. I haven't noticed any ill effects by doing this, but I haven't ran it for very long. Given the warnings I've seen, should I be concerned long term? Why are these warnings there?
  11. aberg83

    [FS] [CAN-ONT] Dual Xeon Servers + More

    For now, I'd like to keep it in the package. Figure I might have an easier time selling it that way. If this sits for a while, we can talk. Are you local?
  12. aberg83

    MOBO with Intel I219V network adapter

    Mine too. Sent from my SM-G965W using Tapatalk
  13. Decided to downsize a little. Got the following up for sale. Would prefer local sale due to shipping cost/size/weight, etc. I'm located near Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Server #1 (just add a case) CPU(s): Dual Xeon E5-2667v2 (22821 passmark) CPU coolers: 2x Supermicro SNK-P0050AP4 RAM: 64GB ECC Registered DDR3 M/B: Supermicro X9DRH-7TH PRICE: $1,000 CAD Server #2 Dell Poweredge R510 8-bay CPU(s): Dual Xeon E5620 (8090 passmark) RAM: 16GB ECC Registered DDR3 HBA: Dell H310 flashed to IT mode iDRAC6, sliding rails, bezel, cable management arms PRICE: $400 CAD Server #3 CPU/M/B: AsRock C2550D4I RAM: 32GB ECC DDR3 unbuffered Case: Supermicro CSE-721TQ-250B 4-bay with 250W PSU HBA: IBM M1015 flashed to IT mode SSD's: 2x Intel 320 160gb (for cache pool) PRICE: $400 CAD Some other items for sale: Supermicro X9SRL-F motherboard $250 CAD ASRock EP2C602 motherboard $250 CAD Supermicro 32GB SATADOM $80 CAD JBOD kit (Supermicro CSE-PTJBOD-CB3 + 2x SFF-8088 cables + PCIe SFF-8088/8087 adapter + LSI 9200-8e) $200 CAD 10GBe kit (2x Mellanox ConnectX-2 + SFP cable) $100 CAD
  14. aberg83

    UnRAID on 8th Gen Core i7

    Did you end up trying an 8th gen build? Just went this route myself. Tired of paying the extra power bill for my dual xeon beast.
  15. aberg83

    Unraid OS version 6.6.0-rc2 available

    Can confirm this works without issues.