Home Network Setup

Here is an overview of my current home network setup. A description for each network device is included below, including future plans/upgrades.


Current home network diagram @ 2014-10-07

Device NameHuawei EchoLife HG8240
Product Pagehttp://www.huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg8240/
FunctionOptical Network Terminal (ONT) for FTTH
Future PlansN/A
Device NameMini PC
Product Pagehttp://www.aliexpress.com/item/2014-NEW-Intel-Celeron-C1037U-aluminum-fanless-dual-core-living-room-HTPC-Barebone-Mini-PC-with/1638834276.html
SpecificationsCPUIntel Celeron 1037U @ 1.8GHz
MotherboardCustom design with 2 x gigabit LAN, 3 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0, HDMI & VGA display options
Hard disk500GB
Power supplyDC 12V
CasingCustom case
Function1. Host operating system for the pfSense firewall virtual machine
2. Plex media server
Future PlansMay be converted to a HTPC for the living room TV
Device NameD-Link DGS-1008A
Product Pagehttp://www.dlink.com.au/home-solutions/8-port-gigabit-desktop-switch
FunctionUnmanaged network switch
Future PlansN/A
Device NameMain Rig
SpecificationsCPUIntel Core i5 3570K @ 3.4 GHz
MotherboardZotac Z77-ITX WiFi
GPUPalit GTX670 2GB DDR5 Jetstream
Power supplyCorsair TX650M
CasingBitFenix Prodigy
FunctionDaily computer usage
Future PlansTo replace the Mini PC as a home hypervisor server, once I have purchased a replacement main rig
Device NameTP-Link TL-WR1043ND V2
Product Pagehttp://www.tp-link.com.my/products/details/?categoryid=238&model=TL-WR1043ND
FunctionMain wireless access point running DD-WRT firmware
Future PlansN/A
Device NameWD My Cloud EX2 4TB
Product Pagehttp://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=1180
FunctionMain NAS, serving media and files to network
Future PlansWill store all current content on this device to the hypervisor server, and make this NAS as backup only