I'm trying to find what the min specs are to run a freenas server reliably. I know ECC ram is practically a req, and a xeon processor helps a lot or reliability. Its just going to be for media storage and streaming, so nothing major, but of course I dont want to sit around waiting for my movie to load or buffer.
I have seen a ton of servers that you can buy used for super cheap, in comparison to specing a pc the traditional way, is it worth/ok to pick up one of those and load it up with fresh hard drives?
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