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Sounds like you want a NAS (Network attached storage) device you can buy pretty much exactly what you explained above. Here's one

There are loads available, I don't know how good/bad that one linked is, it's purely for reference.
Yeah I have one of those synology units and they are pretty fast and quiet. Lots of features too for the price! If you are going to get a basic one, the synology ones are your best bet.
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Make your own.... Choose either Raid 1 or 0.... You get eSata, USB, and Ethernet options.

Id get these...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817388023 (Quantity 1)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152245 (Quantity 2)

$285 total for 4TB's
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Very much considering the synology as it is a cheap and easy option. Also considering a home server in the price range of $150 or so.... either seem like a good option and not sure which is better.... home server allows for external access outside my network while I am gone if I need it, better streaming capability, and if I ever want to host something it is that easy.
Edited by RoddimusPrime - 12/29/10 at 5:19pm
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Very much considering the synology as it is a cheap and easy option. Also considering a home server in the price range of $150 or so.... either seem like a good option and not sure which is better.... home server allows for external access outside my network while I am gone if I need it, better streaming capability, and if I ever want to host something it is that easy.
The Synology does all of those things. xD
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The Synology does all of those things. xD
To his defense, he's probably saying for the same price he'll have the hard drives as well. The Synology that was linked is $150 without a hard drive and only supports up to 2 Tb.

To me, his plan of home server is a better option because of value for the money. That's just my 2 cents.
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To his defense, he's probably saying for the same price he'll have the hard drives as well. The Synology that was linked is $150 without a hard drive and only supports up to 2 Tb.

To me, his plan of home server is a better option because of value for the money. That's just my 2 cents.
Whoops. Missed that part. Thanks for catching my mistake
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To his defense, he's probably saying for the same price he'll have the hard drives as well. The Synology that was linked is $150 without a hard drive and only supports up to 2 Tb.

To me, his plan of home server is a better option because of value for the money. That's just my 2 cents.
Will this option be a good start for a home server?
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$50 after MIR for memory and mobo for a server? ha ha, pretty good. Not in stock though.
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$50 after MIR for memory and mobo for a server? ha ha, pretty good. Not in stock though.
Oh my.... it was earlier.... will use auto notify..... Don't think there are any comparable deals... hopefully soon there will be.
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