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Is this possible with an HTPC?

Master-Zixx
  • 48 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Pentium G4400 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor £52.66 @ Dabs
Motherboard MSI B150I GAMING PRO AC Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard £79.62 @ Amazon UK
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory £16.53 @ Ebuyer
Storage Samsung SM951 128GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive £65.99 @ Amazon UK
Storage Western Digital Red 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive £70.99 @ Amazon UK
Storage Western Digital Red 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive £70.99 @ Amazon UK
Storage Western Digital Red 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive £70.99 @ Amazon UK
Storage Western Digital Red 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive £70.99 @ Amazon UK
Case Fractal Design Node 304 (White) Mini ITX Tower Case £56.00 @ Amazon UK
Power Supply XFX TS 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply £35.96 @ More Computers
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £590.72
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-02-28 16:28 GMT+0000

So I'm thinking in the far future to build the above or something equivalent. I would like it to be used for a variety of purposes:

  • Plex Media Server
  • NAS box for storing media
  • Backing up all other devices
  • Steam In-Home Streaming to play in the living room

I believe the hardware is right as the motherboard supports raid and wifi. My main question is what software and operating system would I need, because I am clueless.

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[comment deleted]
  • 48 months ago
  • 1 point

So what do I need to make it possible? :D

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