First unRaid build


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Hi Everyone! I'm planning my first unRaid build. 

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Case : NZXT H510

Processor: IIntel i7-8086k

Motherboard: Asus ROG Maximus X Hero (wifi-ac)

Memory: 2x8gb G.Skill Trident 3200

Main VM OS Drive: Samsung 970 Pro 500gb

Main VM GPU: Asus GTX 1080 Ti FE

Secondary VM OS Drive: Samsung 840 Pro 128gb

Secondary VM GPU: Asus RTX 2060 Super

Other Drives for maybe plex: WD 4TB

 

What should I plan to add-up or change? I just need 2 computers right now for kids e-learning. And of course dad still want to play WoW after.

Your advice is greatly appreciated. 

 

 

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I'm not clear what you really want to achive out of this given the relatively high end hardware for elearning.

 

You have two very capable GPU's but will be sharing them across a 6 core CPU.

This will be OK for Elearning but may be restrictive for gaming once you reserve a core or two for Unraid, you'll have at best 2 and 3 cores for the VM's.

Likely you want a third VM for 'Full Fat' that you can switch between when you want to game to give you 5 cores.

 

If it really is for elearning, would a NUC or chromebook or second hand 'corporate' spec laptop not be a lot simpler and more flexible?

You could probably get a couple for near the price of a 2060 super.

 

 

 

 

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