Looking for NAS recommendations...

Stormweaver

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I'd like to buy a network attached storage drive for my home and spend no more than $350. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thank you.
 

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Stormweaver

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The WD drive costs around $800.

I was looking at Buffalo LinkStation Live drives. 500 GB or 750 GB.
 

Geffy

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I've been happy with my "Bring your own disk" style Synology NAS
 

Admiral Michael

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The WD drive costs around $800.

I was looking at Buffalo LinkStation Live drives. 500 GB or 750 GB.

Costco Canada has the 1TB version of the WD drive for $379. I believe the drives are in face upgradeable.

I've been happy with my "Bring your own disk" style Synology NAS

And what hardware do you use? I was thinking the same thing, BYOD :p
 

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I have a Linksys NSLU2. It works OK but the customerservice/productsupport of Linksys isn't that great. Hasn't been an official firmware upgrade from them in years (07/06/2005) ...
 

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The NSLU stuff it pretty good if you start getting into all the third-party firmwares and so on.
 

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I second the MyBook World Ed. They are pretty sweet, I have a 500gb one which cost me less than 200USD. The only thing with the WD's you have to make sure you get a fanless one, a quick Google search says there are two types and the one with the fan is loud as hell :)
 

hansrijf

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The NSLU stuff it pretty good if you start getting into all the third-party firmwares and so on.

I would like to try this third-party firmware but I have little experience with linux... don't want to mess up my NSLU2
 

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How do you like Buffalo / LS-500GL / LinkStation Pro / 500GB / Gigabit Network Attached Storage, you can find it in the tigerdirect .
 

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