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The new Intel stuff (Kaby Lake, Optane) is coming at about the same time as Ryzen so we'll have brand new stuff from both sides. It's an exciting time to be in the market!
On a more general note, when you're building a computer you'll want to budget for:
You can usually get the same motherboard (manufacturer, features) in both the larger ATX and smaller micro-ATX form factors; an ATX case will hold either motherboard but a micro-ATX case will only hold the smaller micro-ATX boards. You should check if going smaller makes things cheaper.
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Why not something like OwnCloud?
This is interesting and not something I had found previously. The main limitation I'm seeing is that I still need to run the OwnCloud server on another machine that's possibly independent of where the data is stored (e.g. Amazon S3). If the server is in my home, there is a bandwidth utilization issue wherein my home internet service upstream bandwidth bottlenecks service performance and I would need to obtain some server hardware since I don't have any on hand. If I rent a hosted server, I'm now paying additionally for the service hosting. Either way, I have to set it up and pay for some kind of DNS service. I need to get more detailed costs for all of these.
There's also the big downside that I'm now responsible for the well-being of this server. Maybe 15 years ago, I used to operate an internet-connected home server and made the hideous mistake of checking the logs for the outward-facing SSH server once. I haven't been brave enough to register outward-facing services since then.
I make a living exploiting the things you can do with an Earth that's not flat. The fact of the matter though is that it's not round either; it's lumpy and oblong and has these dense parts and floppy parts and the whole mess is just about as not-flat as things can be. Did you know that gravity is not constant? Not only does gravity vary geographically:
but it also varies over time, both on a 12-hr cycle tracking the tides and on a 5.9 year cycle tracking the variation of Earth's rotational rate. It's very inconvenient.
Would it be uncouth of me to recommend Knoppix with dd or dd-rescue for drive imaging? These are my go-tos.
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