Component Used to to Convert an Old Computer to a NAS Storage
Ram saves time and helps you to process more easily and effectively, for a NAS server to work efficiently it would require at least 4GB of RAM to add into your motherboard.
The motherboard is the backbone or the mother of the device because of which each process happens, all your components are attached to the motherboard which transfers electricity to them. Without a motherboard, none of your components attaches anywhere and that’s not even called a computer.
Hard Disk Drive
A hard disk drive is a very essential component of the PC as it is the memory which stores all data. Choosing a correct HDD is very important as if ever in future it crashed you would not be able to retrieve data. Choosing an HDD also requires looking for the size of the memory you want to keep your data in, sometimes lower HDD space causes insufficiency of data storage.
Processors hold essential use, as you cannot work and access data in low processing units, for faster processing of work you would require quite fast processors than your older one if you do not wish to use the latest processors. Working over the internet would require you to use high performing processing units.
One can also buy not the oldest version but older versions of processors online or in shops, this will save money and add to the needs.
Using software which acts as an OS to your NAS system is essential, there are many types of software in the market like a FreeNAS, Amahi, NAS4Free software which converts old PCs into network-attached storage.
Amahi Home Server is basic for all entry-level home NAS users as it provides user NAS devices with all kinds of functionality to use betw