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  1. @jordanmw, is that via streaming too? How do you access your nas? Via another PC?
  2. @jordanmw, you said you have smooth experience with Fortnite, what kind of graphics setting are you using? 1080p? How many frames per second? Are you play it with keyboard and mouse directly attached? Or streaming?
  3. I have a Sophos box made of 1u short depth chassis. Used a micro atx motherboard, pentium processor. I used a Dynatron blower fan. You can check my post in this forum as well. Pretty acceptable in my bookshelf for now. Don't feel annoyed at all since it's barely audible. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. You have a point. Problem is difficult to find xeon e5 V2 boards in micro atx form factor. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. I have NoMachine installed on the VM itself. But on the desktop that is to access the VM, I also have NoMachine installed, to be able to access the VM.
  6. Hi. I want some help in designing a more poweful Unraid server. Things that need to remain constant: Existing Fractal Design Node 804 My existing Unraid server has 11 drives. 10 of which are 3.5" HDDs, and 1 2.5" SSD for cache. I have a Supermicro X9scm-F server board with Xeon E3-1240 v2 processor. It has an Nvidia GTX1070 8 GB GPU, that takes up 2.5 PCIe slots. I have a Dell Perc H310 in IT mode for all the drives. So this case that your seeing above, is literally packed, and no more room for expansion. There's a 1/2 PCIe slot of space, if you consider that a space It is very compact, and I love it. Reason for upgrade: My processor is quite old. Would like to have more cores, and a bit more power to play some games (Fortnite for the kids, Cities Skylines for me). I suspect the processor is not that powerful enough for my Cities Skylines. As for the Fortnite experience for my kid, I am not sure. Possibly because of moonlight streaming from the Unraid box? Using Wired Gigabit. But still laggy. Area to place all these equipment is the bookshelf. 19" depth Want to have: 1. Neat (cool looking) 2. It has to be quiet 3. Powerful enough, requires GPU My considerations so far: Seemingly, to have multiple 1U or at most, short depth 2U servers stacked up look somewhat cool, and can be camouflaged in the bookshelf if it's silent enough. Well not really camouflaged, but you get the idea. Currently, I have a modem, a 24 port switch, and a 1U short depth rackmount Supermicro (my firewall) stacked 1 on top of the other. This looks clean. So to add to this stacked up look, am looking at 1U or 2U at most. Has to be short depth. Has to be quiet, but has to be able to take a GPU that occupies 2.5 slots of PCIe. Looking at something like this: It takes E-ATX motherboards, so pretty much anything. It's 17" in depth. But it's 1U, so it won't take my GPU. Being 1U, it's also not quiet. But I hope people see why I want this form factor, to add to the stack of 1Us mentioned above. Maybe add a card to connect to my Fractal Box that contains all the drives. If I need to replace GPU, I hope it's at least the same power as the GTX1070. I believe the Quadro P4000 is about as powerful, that occupies only 1 PCIe slot (from the pictures I see). But it's expensive. Planning to use at least a Xeon E5-2600 V2 series processor, to give me enough cores, and some power. Prices are quite cheap now. Intend to use eBay as my supplier I mean I have a shoestring budget. The GPU is something I cannot figure out. How to get this setup up.
  7. @sonofdbn, Thank you for your input. I tried Nomachine. I didn't like the many options presented when starting VM, seems overly complicated. So far, no other persons coming forward to give any better options :D I guess Nomachine is it.
  8. Forgot about the Nextcloud functionality. That will be perfect. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. What if original picture is not as big file in size? Does it still count as original quality? Will every file be considered original resolution even if file size is small? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. What service allows you to backup for free for a slightly lower quality? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  11. What is syncback btw? Any good? Can I know your workflow when it comes to backing up photos? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  12. Using Windows 10. Google photos makes use of google drive. My 15 GB is almost full. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  13. Hi. I save photos to my desktop. I would like to make backups to my unraid regularly. What app do you guys use? Preferably something that is free. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. I tried Teamviewer, I dislike the sluggishness. With VNC, seem to work very fast, and light. Though I don't have audio. Can't recall the experience with NoMachine though.
  15. Yup, basic sound is ok already. What's the best client to use?
  16. I created a new Linux Mint 19.1 VM. Accessing from my windows PC, I was wondering what will be the best way to access my VM, and allow it to have audio. Currently, I didn't passthrough any GPU, neither does my motherboard have sound card, so no sound as well.
  17. Independent. Again, this is just hypothetical. No need to be very specific about it . Just thinking if our beloved Unraid is capable to handle such a use case scenario.
  18. @ijuarez, will check it out @kizer, what if all of them are the same shows on the same drive? Let's say, a popular movie just came up?
  19. It is hypothetical, though always imagined what kind of setup airplane uses. So was thinking how can we achieve something like that. If the movie stays on one drive, being accessed at the same time by different people, is it possible. Say 1080p playback?
  20. Assuming you setup a system, with Sabnzbd, Sonarr, Deluge, Radarr, and allow 30 to 40 users to stream TV and shows from it via Raspberry pi or Tablet. What kind of hardware/ share setup will be needed to allow all 30 to 40 users to stream from Unraid, assuming they all "just happen" to watch the same show ? This is highly unlikely, but want to understand what needs to be done on the hardware side to accommodate such a setup. If the show is new, then this is definitely possible.
  21. @johnnie.black, spin down won’t work with sas driveshaft, but will still do on SATA? Even when they are using the same controller? The sas drives I’m about to use are new ones, sas 3.without spindown, will they use up a lot of power?
  22. Hi. I have several drvies, about 10 of them. 1 TB SSD Cache, plugged onto motherboard, 1 3TB HDD, plugged to M/B as parity, the rest are a bunch of sata 2 speed drives, 1, 2 TB, connected to Dell Perc H310 controller. I have 4 SAS 3 drives incoming. How do I integrate it to my array? Currently, my HBA controller is flashed to IT mode, where all SATA drives are currently connected, except for 1 or 2, cache, parity. Onboard, I have 6 ports, 2 are already occupied. Does my HBA have to be flashed to a different mode to make use of sas controller? When sas controller flashed to IT mode, can it handle 4 drives of sata, and 4 drives of sas? The sata will be using SFF8087 breakout cables, while the sas will be using a different type of cable, I presume? Both type of breakout cables on the same hba card? If this is possible, shall I group all the sas drive into 1 share? These are brand new sas drives. Do we allow spindown? Any other usage scenarios you can share?
  23. @snowboardjoeJust wondering whether you've gone through your upgrade already. Taking a look at your previous motherboard, it says it supports up to 16 GB memory. If that is your only concern, why not source for cheap used memory on ebay?