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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Easy Rhino, Jun 4, 2007.

  1. Easy Rhino

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    anyone use one of these? buffalo makes a nice 320 gig one for 200 bucks that will also stream movies/music. im looking to buy one since the old PC that i turned into a NAS dies whenever we lose power. the HDD shits the bed and i have to reinstall everything. so its no longer a good way to backup data!
     
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    bump! for the PM crowd
     
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    just get a external hard drive if u need to back up things or are u using multiple computers to do this on
     
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    Havent got one but i know that it works as an iTunes music server so you can access your media files through iTunes as if they were stored locally, of course thats if you use iTunes!
     
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    Seagate has nice solutions for CHEAP! Their new FreeAgent external drives are competatively priced and very reliable, and also loaded with space!
     
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    yea but i want something that is separate from my main rig. that is the point of a NAS. you can access it via ftp/samba/web and it backs everything up whenever you schedule it too. it is its own unit.
     
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    external drives ftw! but if you want the total acess thing, id say, yeah get one. idk which one is better, so i can't help you there, sorry.
     
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    I've been using my old discarded rigs, loaded with harddrives for network storage. Even a 233MMX will serve up files just fine. The freebie option ;)
     
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    Buffalo Network HDD

    Those are peaces of shit. Don't buy them..we have clients that bought them to save some $$$ and they have been notting but trouble.
     
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    bought what? freeagents?
     
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    The Buffalo Network HDD units
     
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    ohhh. yeah well, buffalo stinks anyways.. lol
     
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    not under $200 (new), but hp mediavault mv2010. if you get it, do a google search for "k0lee".


    chris
     
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    that is what ive been using and its no longer a reliable option so im going another route.
     
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    good to know.
     
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