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Today we are taking a look at Seagate Central. Seagate Central is Seagate’s entry into the affordable consumer-grade home NAS market. It comes in three configurations: 2 TB at $169.99 (model STCG2000100), 3 TB at $189.99 (model STCG3000100), and 4 TB at $229.99 (model STCG4000100) (prices are as offered on Seagate.com).


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This perfect for ocn people. Send in the clouds. NAS Network Attached Storage
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Looks pretty nice
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Hmmm not bad. I could probably use this to back my stuff up from my PC and make it accessible on the web. But since this doesn't have built it redundancy, it should just be a backup. Like the Apple Time Capsule.
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Looks pretty nice

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Hmmm not bad. I could probably use this to back my stuff up from my PC and make it accessible on the web. But since this doesn't have built it redundancy, it should just be a backup. Like the Apple Time Capsule.


This is like a personal cloud. I'm in!
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Seagate NAS software is weak, and can't offer permissions/FTP as a full fledged NAS.

-No swappable drive
-No cage
-No Blu-Ray drive
-One USB

Might as well buy a time capsule, at least it has the AP express/power options.
 
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This is pretty sweet. It would have been nice to have built in redundancy, a couple 2TB or 4TB drives, but of course that would have increased the cost. This would make a pretty sweet little cloud device, just cram a bunch of content on it and let people in the house draw from it.
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Seagate NAS software is weak, and can't offer permissions/FTP as a full fledged NAS.

-No swappable drive
-No cage
-No Blu-Ray drive
-One USB

Might as well buy a time capsule, at least it has the AP express/power options.

Well, look at the cost though. This is designed for the average home to kind of plug and play, not for people that are capable of going full NAS.
    
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