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3tb drives and 5.0-beta13 stability


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Hello,

 

I am finally ready to jump into and build my first unraid box. I have been following the forums for a while now.

now that 5.0 beta has been out a while with upgrades now to  5.0-beta13, how does everyone feel about 3tb drive usage as well as the overall stability of  5.0-beta13? Should I run with  5.0-beta13 or stick with 4.7?

 

thanks

 

John

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Same question here :-)

 

I have been stockpiling HD and other staff to build my first server

but not sure what  version to use once I have all the parts.

 

so far:

3 Hitachi 2TB HD are on the shelfs

2 USB drives on order

10 various SATA cables on order

1 old full tower case is on the bench awaiting  customization (some paint here and there, new HD racks  etk.)

 

still shopping for

MB 

projected

-- ASUS M5A97 EVO Socket AM3+ 970 ATX AMD  $119.99

OR

-- Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 Socket AM3 890FX  -- $124.99

 

CPU  -- AMD PHENOM II X4 840 Boxed Processor HDX840WFGMBOX -- 59.99

 

PSU --  PC Power & Cooling Silencer 760 Watt ATX -- 89.99

 

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I use a Supermicro LSI2008-based SATA card, but no 3TB drives yet.

 

I am sticking with 5.0beta11 at the moment, which is running perfectly well.  I did upgrade to beta12/12a, but reverted when I discovered that nfs is broken in that version.  Reports suggest that the nfs problem is not yet fixed in beta13.

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