If you’re thinking about building your own Xpenology below is our list of recommended hardware.
If you’re looking for a low-cost case you can try something like the ThermalTake Core V21 Micro ATX Cube
Recommended Hard Drives
The SeaGate IronWolf is highly rated as well
Being you’re going to be leaving this plugged into the device, these low-profile SanDisk Cruzer Fit drives are perfect!
If you want something pre-built that you can just plugin and then install xpenology, you can look into the HP MicroServer line