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QNAP TS-231 I've been using a TS-212 just about 24/7 for two years. I was happy enough with it that I recently bought a second QNAP device, albeit one that has 4 drive bays (TS-451). It appears that the TS-212 has been phased out in favor of the TS-231, but the specifications appear to be very similar. I think it will meet your requirements. Put two or ...


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Even though you don't want/need RAID, you might want JBOD (just a bunch of disks). This technology allows multiple hard drives to act as one huge hard drive, which would be good for things that use up large capacities. You can buy any NAS server products from QNAP, WD, Netgear, Synology, etc. but these usually cost $200+ and they would work fine. If you were ...


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I already offered a NAS recommendation as a response to this question, and I'd maintain the same recommendation for your situation. QNAP and other commercial NAS devices are just small Linux machines with custom operating systems to make configuration and management consumer friendly. By default, QNAP devices are set up as web servers. The administration ...


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I am using a Raspberry Pi for this purpose (not really web hosting, but I used it just for testing, and it works fine). It's a pretty good solution, because you can make more out of it than just a NAS with web server if you want. For your purpose I would recommend the Raspberry Pi 2 since it has better performance and probably should handle your amount of ...


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I recently bought a HP storage works x1400 from eBay for $50 including shipping. HP storage works x1400 is based on HP DL320 so if you search ebay you can look for DL320 G6 Specs quad core cpu Takes 4 3.5 drives it came with 4 500gb disks You can replace these with your own high capacity drives I think 2TB might be upper limit not sure if there is a way ...


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A little bit of "life" intervened, and I ended up going with a solution from Synology, their DS215j. I confirmed that it supported SSDs before ordering both it and a set of SSDs. The NAS and one SSD showed up first, so I plugged them all in so that I could start moving music and pictures over (with the hopes that Synology's software feature of expandable "...


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The more powerfull (TDP (thermal dissipation power) in watt) the computer, the more you need to cool it down. You can combine one or several of these: You can pick low energy components (CPUs). You can further underclock the CPU or undervolt it so it consumes less energy, hence heats less. Usually when the technology makes a new step (transistor size ...


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Does it make sense to store relatively large sample libraries in a remote location? It makes sense, but it's not at all beneficial. If you're going to be pulling samples into your project fairly often, you'll be much better off storing them locally so you only have to depend on drive connection transfer rates. Would it be smarter to get a network switch to ...


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It might be worth it to look into 3.5" drive enclosures. I've got an aluminium one which is a little oversized for a 3.5" drive and which has just the right size for a NUC board and some 2.5" drives (30mm height in total). It even has a status LED (that's the cable you see) and a kind of sled onto which I can mount stuff. This might be something you can ...


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If you want a non NUC class machine, just go with a mini ITX system. They arn't as ludicrously small but they have more expansion capability. Looking at these reviews something like the asrock 3150 or 3700 based boards might be a good fit - up to 4 Sata ports (or even 2 in the alternatives) one mini pcie slot (which might be good for 2 more) and a PCIe slot ...


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Take a consideration of HP gen8 microserver. It has four 3.5HDD bays,one 2.5 optical bay,and one microsd slot. Cheapest version with intel g1610T cpu,4 GB ecc memory(with out hdd) usually comes with around 220 EURO. There is a easily used remote control tool called iLO pre-installed on the chip and you can do any configuration via ethernet instead of a ...


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I recommend a HP micro server. You can see a similar question here. As a micro server, it supports 24/7 work though it consumes more power than those NASs. If you just need some private online storage, router with a high speed usb port + usb HDD/Flashdisk can meet your requirements. One recommended router is ASUS AC56U,adding a usb HDD, it can be easily ...


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My personal experience is based on WD EX4 with 4 WD 7200rpm 4TB disks in RAID5. Yes, there is noise. Especially when I run some task on the NAS itself (downloading, extracting huge archive, export a lot of images, copy huge amount of information). But even with such noise I have no problem to sleep in the next room (with open door between the rooms). Of ...


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Its a bit tricky. There's three elements to your problem and each of this needs to be handled seperately. Data, Power and 'space' Easiest way? USB 3.0 Hard drives. They are typically fast enough for bulk storage these days, though clearly you arn't going to get blazing fast speeds. A 2.5 inch drive goes up to 2tb, which is pretty impressive data density, ...


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I'm not sure about their software, but being a company specialising in this presumably QNAP has good software support. One device which I presume will meet your expectations is the TR-002 which has two 2.5" bays. They even post a test result using 2 x Samsung 850 Pro. Should you be interested there is also a four drive version. I don't have experience with ...


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Not sure how opposed to used things you are and/or where you live. I've taken the liberty of converting 1500 euros to 1750 USD. If you're willing to manually instal the requisite software and don't mind used parts, you can 'expect super power for virtual machines and heavy load for MySQL server', as said by Romeo Ninov. Off of a quick ebay search, I found ...


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I will offer you to check those devices: Synology DiskStation DS918+, Qnap TS-453A-4G. They support all you want. If you have bigger needs for disk space you can check next models Qnap TS-653A-4G, Qnap TS-853A-4G (with 6 / 8 HDD) and Synology DiskStation DS1517+, Synology NAS DiskStation DS1817+ (with 5 / 8 HDD) But do not expect super power for virtual ...


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So if you are looking for what I think you are looking for I would suggest you look for a cheap server on ebay or in a small form factor case for around 80$ like this one:http://www.ebay.com/itm/FAST-DELL-DUAL-CORE-3-4-GHZ-DESKTOP-COMPUTER-PC-4GB-RAM-Wifi-WINDOWS-7-PRO-/262152856157?hash=item3d0987225d:g:AdoAAOSwYmZXI2bs This is very small comes with ...


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I don't have the reputation to make this a comment, but I can find at least one 2.5 inch 3TB (and 4TB) HDD: https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Laptop-2-5-Inch-Internal-ST3000LM016/dp/B01CHYIEXG . For your computer, I would recommend a motherboard with an embedded processor, such as the Celeron J-1900 which has a thermal design power of only 10 watts. You could ...


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addonics has introduced its Network Attached Storage (NAS) adapter, which is a $55 device that lets you plug a USB-powered external drive in one end and then connect an Ethernet cable to the other end that runs to your router. http://www.zdnet.com/article/turn-external-hard-drives-into-network-storage-via-usb-with-addonics-nas-adapter/#! http://www....


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The drives will be purchased separately from the NAS. I suggest your better off building a PC. Use a NAS with four bays, two for large HDD, and two for fast SSD Case with 3 5.25 bays are easy to come by. I have a SSD enclosure that fits into a 5.25 bay that holds 4 SSD. Also using 2x 5.25 bays you can easily have room for 2 or even 3 regular hdd. 2 ...


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A Network Attached Storage (NAS) is something you may be interested in. There are several plug and play products available from companies such as Synology, Western Digital, etc. As well, there are a couple options for DIY'ers such as Freenas, Unraid, etc. I have a Freenas machine that I built running in our home that I am able to access over the network, ...


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I have an older model of this drive adapter: Newertech USB 3.0 Universal Drive Adapter which of course means mine is USB 2.0. The specifications on the web site indicate that the device will work with a USB 2.0 port. The power supply to the hard drives is a separate set of components. As you note in your question, you already have power to your drive. You ...


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I have experienced with both NAS, I would recommend you only QNAP. Easy to setup VPN, SSL and Multimedia with your own domains. Also, done speed test on the network from QNAP to Mac sent 1GB data: 1.QNAP: 432MB download and 345MB upload 2.SYS: 180MB download and 190MB Upload


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For multimedia streaming, beware of the qnap. They have recently removed Kodi support due to (apparently) licensing issues with Dolby. Further, their default player (again due to the licensing issue) will not play or transcode ac3 or dts. I'm not sure that you can even play an mkv. Lots of unhappy people on their forums at the moment. I had the same(ish)...


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I've seen people use that board so it does work. I don't have any experience with it so I can't tell you how "plug-and-play" it is. Your motherboard and your processor don't match though, so you will be unable to use that hardware together.


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So just from my experience: you can simply use normal disks as they work exactly as a normal hard disk. I use normal ones in my 24/7 servers since a few years without a failure. But if you have the money and your data should be really safe from drive failure, you should buy NAS drives. They are built exactly for this purpose and generate, as far as the ...


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I just found the perfect (I think) board: an Intel NUC board with a 10.16cm squared area and 28.8mm height. 5W TDP, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, around $100 (for mainboard and integrated CPU). Pity it needs 12V input, this still has me searching for a battery controller. It only has 1C/1T at 1.46Ghz, but this should be just enough and already a lot faster than ...


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So I know of a local shop called MinMax Custom PCs that will build a very small ITX system called the "MinMax C70-ITX" that probably does meet your needs; I've specced it out as best as I can tell from what they told me - they don't have a a website except for this, or else I'd link you to their own product description - they include a USB stick and USB ...


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