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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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Asus PRIME X399-A This does support RAID 0,1, and 10 However RAID 1 is kind pointless especially if you use SSD. Right from the manual And it supports 2 ssd of the m.2 variety. You can put any size card in an x16 slot. However, note 2 of the x16 slots operate in x8 mode, but that is still more than x4 card needs. Lets forget the RAID at least for speed....


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You could buy a 4-port SD card hub for ~US$63. However, you could easily make your own: SD card readers are available for less than $US2, and a 4-port USB hub for ~US$6, so you could assemble a similar 4-SD card hub for You don't state your purpose, so it's hard to understand what you need. If you're trying to make copies of SD cards, e.g. as OS for a ...


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you can just amazon "external sas". for example "HighPoint RocketStor 6414S 6Gb/s SAS/SATA 4-Bay Storage Tower Enclosure" for $289. you are not likely to find anything economical, not with SAS. SAS is server work environment, not for home use. If you picked up a couple sas disks you may want to just cut your losses now if this is for ...


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Do devices like these always work nicely together these days? This depends on the dual-bay enclosure that you buy, but most of them appear to the computer as a USB hub with either one or two USB storage class devices attached to it. With the enclosure that I have used before (Mediasonic ProRaid), there is a physical switch to select how the disks are used. ...


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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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SATA 1 150mb/s SATA 2 300mb/s SATA 3 600mb/s If the RAID controller has SATA 3 connectors it should be able to handle it. If you are looking for raw speed a samsung ssd will do 500-550mb/s read and 300+mb/s write beating any 2 hard drives you can attach via SATA.


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You might look for a 2-Bay USB HDD case, for example the LOGILINK UA0154A. There are plenty of casings around, see Google Shopping, but this depends on the size of your disks (2,5"; 3,5", ...). I would recommend two 2,5" SATA SSD's to get the best performance. Edit: I really recommend to plug both drives to the same controller (let the "external hardware" ...


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In general, performance RAID and SSD are not a thing you need to do. The performance improvement is pretty minimal, and you'd only want to use RAID as a way to maintain multiple drives in case one begins to fail, allowing the other drives in the cluster to handle the load. If you're talking 10+ drives, performance RAID can come back into play. HDD simply ...


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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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I tend to splurge a bit on NAS type components (Drobo, Icy Box) so I can't make a personal recommendation when it comes to the cheaper end of the scale, but I can make a general recommendation when it comes to buying the drives you are going to populate your chosen NAS with: don't buy them from the same place. Do buy the same model, from the same ...


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