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FreeNAS® Quick Hardware Guide Rev 2a)

This is the FreeNAS Quick Hardware Guide. It is not meant as a replacement for the Hardware Recommendations Guide - it is just a sort of quick reference for popular parts.

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I might suggest different boards not using the Intel Atom C2000 series. They are now known to have an issue with high failure rates. Supermicro A1SAi-2750F and Supermicro A1SAi-2550F for example. Google "Intel atom failure".
need spelling correction for boot device section.
SanDisk Cruzer Fit, not crucial fit.
Great resource, Boot device links are no longer working, I think only 2 worked. Otherwise this helps a ton !!Thanks!
Very valuable information. I think it lacks a lot in regard to 1151 CPUs while there are a lot of motherboard recommendations for the 1151 socket. At least a Skylake i3 should be added.
Also worth mentioning that a Dell H310 Controller is another good choice.
thank you for this! confirmed my purchase!
Even though it looks kind of dated It is still a nice starting guide. Thanks
Excellent starting point
Helpful list of hardware that others have used successfully. Not quite displayed as well as it could be.
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