With all the research done my final build list is now complete. This includes everything I’ll need for the whole project, right down to the cable ties.

  • 4x Supermicro 5018D-FN4T’s [8 Core, 64GB RAM each]
  • 1x NETGEAR XS708E-100NES ProSAFE Plus 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch
  • 1x NETGEAR GSM7224-200EUS 24-Port Layer 2 Managed Gigabit Switchli>
  • 4x Samsung 2.5 inch 120 GB 850 EVO Solid State Drive
  • 4x Samsung 2.5-Inch 1 TB 850 EVO Solid State Drive
  • 4x WD Red 4TB for NAS 3.5-inch Hard Drive
  • 1x 12U Startech Rack Cabinet
  • 1x Dynamode 6-Way Power Distribution Unit with Surge Protection
  • 1x 1U Rack Mount Brush Plate
  • 4x 1U StarTech Rack Mount Blank Panel
  • 20x Belkin CAT6 UTP Patch Cable (Black) 0.5m
  • 4x PCI-E Riser Cards
  • 4x 2.5″ Drive Mount Cages
  • 4x Serial ATA Power Adapter
  • 1x M6 Cage Nuts, Bolts & Washers (50 Pack)
  • 1x Pearnology Velcro Cable Ties (40 Pack)

I guess I’ve gone a bit overboard this time but I’m entitled to spoil myself every once in a while.

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