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Old January 8, 2013, 09:40 PM
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My System Specs


For a WHS there is no appreciable difference between Z77 and H77. I went a little overboard with a 3450, Z77 board and hardware raid, but it works well.

If I was going to do anything different with my system I would have gone for a board with thunderbolt and/or I may have gone with an Matx so I could have 2+ pcie slots. Mitx looks baller sitting on my tv stand, but matx would have let me run a 4 port NIC in my second slot. I get around 110 mbps transfers (~6.25 GB/min) which is pretty much max for my HDDs, but HDDs are getting faster and it makes running RAID 1,5 or 6 pointless if you only have gigabit.
MSI GT72 6QE-033US - 6700HQ, GTX980M, 1080p G-Sync IPS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB Evo 850 SSD, 256GB Toshiba SSD, 2TB Barracuda, BD-Rom/DVD-RW
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