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Discussion in 'Storage' started by Champ, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. Champ

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    I'm was wanting NAS for all my non gaming needs. Games get the SSD...priorities. I want my blu ray collect, saved show, musics and all that good stuff on there. But I was thinking I'd be spending unnecessary money and I could go the direct attached route with a big external HD. I'm primarily using this with my HTPC. I"m not sure if there would be a big difference in the speed rate or not. My top download speeds are 1.9 MB/s on the network and I know the external HD would use my on-board usb 2.0 or I could a 3.0 card.
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    What exactly are you looking for?
    - Ripping speed?
    - LAN transfer speed between PC's and External drives?
    - LAN transfer speed between PC's and NAS?
    - Personal NAS vs 1 external drive?
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    Are you looking at adding something like the IcyDock 4-bay external storage? Or an actual NAS? If I understand, you, you want the storage driv(s) outside of your case. Is that correct?
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    Yes. My htpc doesn't have much space in it for multiple drives inside. Personal nas vs external.
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