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NAS Server

On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 07:09:44AM -0500, Chris O'Connell wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> I think 4TB should be fine, but would prefer 8.
> Performance is not an issue, this is simply to archive files.
> Price... well, I'm willing to spend money on whatever people say is the best
> recomendation.
> Physical... something quiet would be nice.  And something small.  I like the
> size of the consumer based NAS solutions, they're pretty small...

I would recommend something like the Acer Aspire Easystore,
which is an Atom-based PC with four hot-swap SATA slots.

For $330 including the first 2TB disk, it's cheap, small and

I would also rip out the Windows Home Server installation and
put in my favorite distro, or perhaps FreeNAS.


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