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Best NAS Device?

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Hi guys (and Cog)...I've been contemplating getting a NAS (Networked Attached Storage) device rather than just a normal external hard drive. I know NAS's are slightly more expensive, but they seem like a good idea to have; Instead of leaving my PC on all the time as the server, I could leave just the NAS on and still have access to my data over my home network.

Any of you have any experience in this area?? If so, what would you recommend? I'm looking on Newegg now at the NAS's, but any product recommendations would be cool.

Edit - This is the one device I'm looking at now. Relatively inexpensive as far as NAS's go. I plan on plugging my external hdd into this thing, and they'll both act as a single media server between my PC, laptop, and PS3.
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After further searching, I came across this interesting device on NewEgg. This looks like it acts as an actual DLNP compliant media server, meaning it would be compatible with the PS3.

I dunno...there must be someone out there with NAS experience
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