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With my growing space requirements on my NAS, I found I needed more space. All from bluray rips, backups, video edits, and general documents. Until now I've been running unRAID with a 3TB parity, 2TB data, 500GB data, and 250GB SSD cache. However, there was recently a fantastic deal on a Wester...

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I wanted to have cheap 10 gigabit transfer speeds to my unRAID server for file transfers so I picked up a pair of Mellanox Connect X-2 SFP+ cards and a 1m SFP+ cable. Installing it was easy, simply slotted it in an open PCIe x16 slot in my server and my desktop (note that it takes up 8 lanes). P...

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