Forum discussion tagged with nas.
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    Question What is best Server RAM for Synology NAS

    Hey; Have a Synology NAS RS2818RP+, as per their website they state to use their ram which costs around 370USD for 16GB DDR4 2666MHz ECC UDIM. I have found the same specs manufactured by Samsung and Micron for 108USD. Is there a specific manufacturer that are deemed the best for server RAM...
  2. Erater

    Question Setting up a home media server

    Hi everyone, I am trying to setup a home media server at my parents home as a christmas gift. It should be able to share 4K movies on their local network, centralize and secure all their works as well as letting them access those files when not at home. Here's my "DIY NAS' server build : -...
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    Question Is this a good NAS build?

    I'm trying to build my own NAS for video editing. I won't be working with 4k footage - 2k at the most. The NAS will primarily be for archive but I want to have the option to edit off of it, if needed. I'm fairly certain that this will do the job but my biggest concern is the "networking" part...
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    Question Turn ethernet NAS to built-in WIFI?

    Hello AT community, I am currently looking for large storage solutions which provide access not just through a home network but through internet. If I can share links to files to people over the internet, that would be great as well! Although, it is not a requirement for me. I have looked at a...
  5. jsimenhoff

    Giveaway! Seagate Ironwolf SSD NAS #RunWithIronWolf

    We have a massive NAS competition underway, and yes, we're talking terabytes. Up for grabs is the QNAP TS-932X NAS enclosure, Seagate IronWolf PRO 16TB HDD, and the IronWolf 110 SSD. Run with the biggest and the fastest. Seagate IronWolf drives provide 28% more capacity and up to 25% more speed...
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    Question Looking for a not very expensive case for DIY tower server, SSI-EEB or EATX, and multiple HDDs

    Hello! I'm currently looking to expand my home server, and I am on extended hunt for a case to hold it all. I'd like to ask for recommendations. My requirements are as follows: - ability to house full 12x13" SSI-EEB motherboard, or at least full-size EATX (dimensions are the same, mounting...
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    NAS: Single bay vs dual and Synology vs QNAP

    I want to get a diskless NAS that will primarily be used for backup purposes. Since I am not contemplating RAID, does it make sense to get a dual bay NAS, even though I will be starting with a single HDD? I am also researching dual bay and narrowed it to: Synology DS218j 2-Bay or QNAP...
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    Synology or QNAP for Crashplan Pro?

    So I'd like to use a NAS that's under $500 (without HDD, I plan on puttting the 8TB reds in) that can work as a headless device to upload my archived projects/files onto my crashplan pro account. Looking for 2 bay but 4 would be preferable. Is there a device you guys would recommend? I'm open...
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    Best NAS HDD

    Hey am looking for the best 10Tb NAS Hddrive for the streaming 4K movies, 3D Movies, PC Back-up and some document storage. I am getting a 12/16 bay synology with 10gigabit Ethernet. Thanks
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    Backup the Drive Attached to the Router

    My wife and I wanted to move all our files off our computers to a drive attached to our Linksys WRT 1900 ACS. I bought a 1.5 TB spindle 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal in a stand-alone enclosure connected to the eSATA port of the Linksys. We store all our files on the attached...
  11. yottabit

    Advice for simple home NAS

    Hey guys - I need help scoping out what I need / budgeting for a simple home NAS. Requirements- 4 TB+ storage for storing old family photos/home video methodology for tagging/organizing this kind of content is a bonus. Occasional streaming of HD 1080p video & ripped DVD footage to Fire Stick...
  12. Kartajan

    Looking for user experiences Synology/ Hyper Backup/ Amazon Drive

    I have a Synology DS-412+ with almost 6TB of data that I have been backing up using Synology hyper backup to local HDD's. I am (a) getting tired of the manual HDD rotation (b) running out of HDD's big enough so I am looking for user experiences of those who have actively used "Amazon...
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    Helios4 Personal Cloud - Open Source NAS

    Hey guys, What do you think about this following NAS Do-It-Yourself project Using the same Marvell Armada 388 SoC than Synology DS416j and WD EX4100, but with more memory, highest CPU clock, much cheaper and on top of that completely Open Source.
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    Advice on local / cloud file server?

    So at the small office I work at we've got a couple of Macs and a Windows 8.1 desktop that nobody really uses. So (of course) I decided to turn that into a central file server! Problem is that Windows seems to play nicely with the Macs most of the time (so far), but it requires that the PC not...
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    The Disappearing NAS

    I've been running a D-Link DNS-321 NAS for several years now without too many problems...until recently. My main computer is a Dell XPS8500 running Windows 10. Another computer, 2 feet away, is a Dell Optoplex 7010 running Windows 7 Professional. While the Optoplex still detects the NAS (so...