Building a Windows8 Home Server using Storage Spaces

For a while now I’ve been trying to decide whether to buy a NAS or build my own. I wanted some basic RAID setup to protect my data and photos but can’t quite justify paying $250-$500 for a 2 bay diskless NAS enclosure. In the end I decided to pull out my old PC, to build a home server using some extra disks pooled together by Windows8 Storage Space. »