Here is a list of my current home hardware, this is not a hardware recommendation, just some hardware I managed to acquire and that is working well with ubuntu.

  • server
    • Case : Compucase S4UT6B (19” 4U)
    • HDD cage : 2x Icy Dock MB074SP-1B (total 8x3.5”)
    • Mainboard : ASRock Z97 extreme6 (mainly because of the 10 sata ports)
    • CPU : Intel core i7-4790k
    • CPU cooler : Scythe Shuriken (not sure which one)
    • RAM : Corsair 4x8gb CORSAIR Vengeance, 32GB CMZ32GX3M4X1600C10
    • SSD : 2x Samsung 850 EVO Basic 128 GB SATA III 2.5”
    • PSU : bequiet pure power 9 400w cm
    • HDD : 4x WD Red 2TB (WD20EFRX), leaving 4 free spaces in the HDD cage
    • TV receiver : 4x DVB-T Dongle (some $15 device RTL2832 based)
  • Network switch : Zyxel GS1900-24
  • UPS : APC SC450RMI1U
  • Router : PCengines APU2 (apu2c2 + case1d2u + ac12veur3 + msata16g) + openwrt 18.06.1
  • Wifi0 : Linksys WRT3200ACM + openwrt 18.06.1
  • Wifi1 : Linksys WRT1900ACS + openwrt 18.06.1

While writing this list, I thought that I may be a little bit geek.