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So I played around with FreeNAS some time back and it was really nice. Is unRAID the new "in" NAS OS?
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Originally Posted by Jayjr1105 View Post

So I played around with FreeNAS some time back and it was really nice. Is unRAID the new "in" NAS OS?

Not to sure but I started seeing threads like this when looking around

www.overclock.net/t/1282253/my-unraid-servers-83tb-total
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Price vs performance wink.gif
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I see your argument, and raise you reliability vs the hell of losing 2TB of possibly irreplaceable data. wink.gif

unless you keep a backup of your multi-TB raid...
 
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I use FlexRaid on top of Windows 7 because I wanted to do some more with the server than just serve files. I like it and it's been pretty reliable. The nice thing like UnRaid is you can remove a drive and read it inside Windows without losing data. Unlike UnRaid it isn't limited on the parity drives or total drives like UnRaid is. I use to be a firm believer in hardware RAID, if you lose your controller than you may lose your data unless you can find a similar card to import the config too. With either UnRaid or FlexRaid you don't have to worry about that.
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