[ProgSoc] Need advice on NAS & HDs to get

Andrew Halliday andrew.halliday at gmail.com
Fri Dec 31 02:12:07 EST 2010


On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 5:41 PM, James Ducker <jducker at it.uts.edu.au> wrote:

> On 29 December 2010 22:39, Margaret Colville <mmaster at progsoc.uts.edu.au>
> wrote:
> >
> > On 29 December 2010 16:11, Leefe <3trk at progsoc.uts.edu.au> wrote:
> > >  * NetGear ReadyNAS NV+ (Diskless) RND4000
> > >  <http://www.netgear.com.au/au/Product/Storage/Work-and-Play2/RND4000>
> >
>
> I second the ReadyNAS NV+, though steer clear of WD Caviar Green
> drives! They have unusual alignment settings that require a WD tool to
> configure and may or may not be problematic in a NAS box. I would put
> Seagate Barracuda HDDs in it.
>
> - James


Looks slow to me:
http://www.ozhardware.com.au/Storage-Hardware-Reviews/Netgear-ReadyNAS-NV+-Review/Page-4.html

Any thoughts from those using it?

Has anyone had any experience with QNAP NAS products? I like the look of the
TS-410... (diskless ~450-500)
http://www.whichnas.net/network-attached-storage/qnap-ts-410-nas-product-review

-Andi
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