Network Storage

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Slimfady, Feb 26, 2006.

  1. Slimfady

    Slimfady OSNN Dino Addcit

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    Yo guys,
    what's a good network storage device to buy?
    I thought about buying Netgear SC101. It looks ok despite the lack of Linux support.

    My network setup has one Linksys wireless ADSL modem connected to a Netgear wireless router (WAG614). The linksys is my DHCP server and I plan to connect the device to the Netgear router. All machines in the network are running windows XP pro except one that is using Win XP Home & Ubuntu.

    I don't mind using either SATA or IDE since i'll be buying a new HD at the same time.

    Thank U All In Advance
     
  2. kcnychief

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  3. Slimfady

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    the buffalo solutions seem really good but also expensive. In addition, it's not clear whether it's possible to replace the HDs when u need to. I'll google it a bit to find out.
    I'm trying not to exceed 250$ for the whole thing.
     
  4. emeritus

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    I am going to be ordering the Western Digital 160GB Network drive. It actually got some pretty good reviews.
     
  5. kcnychief

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    You can open the case and replace the drives without voiding your warranty.
     
  6. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    So you splurged on the 1TB model. Must be bringing in the big ones.
     
  7. Slimfady

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    I think i'll be getting the 250GB buffalo, that's more than enough for me, i might open the case and put a 400 GB inside and use the 250GB for my PC.

    Thanx All
     
  8. kcnychief

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    Nice choice, enjoy the drive :)

    Might want to double-check the warranty though. Not sure if the same rules apply for that model.
     
  9. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    That would be a good idea cause you don't want to void the warrenty as soon as you buy it.
     
  10. Johnny

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    I always wanted a nas myself. if you want to do it cheap the best way to do it would probably be to build your own.