The various computers that I currently use

My FreeNAS File Server

OS: FreeNAS (free at
CPU: Intel Celeron G1820 (
Motherboard: Supermicro X10SLL-F (~$170,
Memory: 2*8GB Crucial DDR3-1600 1.35v DR x8 ECC UDIMM 240 pin, CT2CP102472BD160B (~$170,
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 Blackout Edition
PSU: Corsair HX750 80PLUS Gold, Modular

My Cool ‘n’ Quiet Workstation

OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
CPU: AMD FX-8320E (
CPU HSF: Noctua NH-D15 (
GPU: Zotac GTX 750 Zone Edition (
Capture Card: AVerMedia Live Gamer HD (
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme4 AM3+ AMD970
Memory: 8GB (4*2GB) G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3-1600 7-8-7-24 1.60V F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM
Case: Cooler Master HAF XB
PSU: Corsair CS450M 450W 80PLUS Gold, Modular (

Mid-2011 MacBook Air 11.6″ (MacBookAir4,1)

CPU: Intel Core i7-2677M 1.8 GHz Dual Core
Memory: 4 GB DDR3-1333
Intel HD Graphics 3000 (384 MB)
Color LCD (1366 x 768)

Gym Stream Machine

Details on my gym stream machine can be found here


Keyboard: Razer Black Widow Ultimate 2016 with Razer Green switches, Monoprice mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX Black switches
Mouse: Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum, Logitech G700, Logitech G502 Proteus Core
Mousepad: Logitech G440 (
USB Hub: Plugable USB 2.0 7-Port Hub with 15W Power Adapter (
USB Switch: Plugable USB 2.0 Switch (

  • utp216

    Hello, Alex.

    I came upon your blog when I was searching around for X10SLL-F related pages. Luckily my motherboard came with the more recent BIOS and I didn’t have to jump around and do what you had to do to get your CPU working with the board.

    I wanted to ask if you had a blog entry of the NAS build. I am always looking for new ideas and trying to see what others have managed to get to work, etc.

    If you have any more material related to your NAS build can you post it? Maybe some pictures of the final setup?

    Thank you!

    • utp216,

      Glad to hear that your X10SLL-F came with a recent BIOS 😛

      I’ve been meaning to share some pictures of my work to give a better impression of what I’m working with. I did collect some notes on the process behind developing the specifications for my NAS build, which I can publish if it might be of interest…

      Let me know if this would help 🙂

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