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Is nas worth it for the average person?

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As the title implies , i also was having trouble figuring out what everything a nas would be used for.

From what i have read its just to back up and share files over a network?

also what all would i need? I see two http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236342

and http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822165483

total @ 300 w/o shipping and other discounts
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This is OCN. You'll find lots of folks that are not your average consumer. There's a section dedicated to servers which includes massive 96TB storage array builds. tongue.gif

That said, that really depends on your usage. I built a file storage server so I have a central repository of music, videos, program installers, etc for the PCs and HTPCs at home.
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