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Western Digital 4TB NAS WDH2NC40000N

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 09:22:29AM -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> Back in May, that was Federico's topic. I looked at the Synology DS409
> and RS409 and Thecus 4100Pro systems. They were both highly rated and
> the only significant  con in the reviews was the fan noise from the
> Thecus, but in our case it would sit in the rack in the computer room we
> share with others and would certainly be more quiet than our current
> Intel whitebox systems. Essentially for $600 including the 2-4TB drives
> with the WD MyBook II vs the $900+ prices of the Synology and Thecus
> systems (including the drives), the WD wins. I don't know what kind of
> budget my boss has, but I know the WD fits and will work in our situation.

Have you looked at the qnap systems? Some are ARM based, and these can run
Debian if you're so inclined:

The only thing to look out for is that the newest models (TS-219, for
instance) are much much faster than the older TS-209). The TS-219 shares a
lot of its guts with the sheevaplug.


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