1. MavericK

    Low temperatures an issue for NAS?

    Been trying to find info on this but it's not really clear from my findings. I have a Synology that I moved out into my insulated/secured but not heated shed, and the temps on the drives show in the 55F-65F range. It's possible it could get colder but probably not by much. The drives are...
  2. lifanus

    Seagate IronWolf Pro 16TB SATA NAS Hard Drive, 7200 RPM, 2-Pack $560 shipped @Adorama

    Here is the Deal link from Adorama Haven't posted for a while, but I just bought the 2-pack for my own NAS, the cheapest price I can find that offers a full warranty from a legit retailer. Usually if you buy one it's $299. This deal makes the cost @ $17.5 per TB, some states might need to pay...
  3. K

    Finding the right managed switch for NAS, 2 dual routers?

    I am looking for some guidance on finding a proper managed switch for my setup that has to change quickly in the next few days. I had an RT-AX88U which was set for Canada, I bought another 88U for 160MHz operation....and they are connected via single 1 Ethernet cable. The 88U connects to my NAS...
  4. B

    FS: SOLD Synology DS918+ 8GB

    SOLD **DS718+ with 4GB Synology factory labeled upgrade to 6GB. Excellent condition, sat on a rack shelf behind UPS power. SOLD **DS918+ 8GB with Synology upgrade ram - shipped same terms as below Intel based NAS so it has QuickSync supporting hardware acceleration on Plex or Emby. (Plex on...
  5. D

    BEWARE: WD Red Pro in desktop Use - Replacement suggestions?

    I did not think much of this but this is now the 7th WD Red Pro 4tb, 2tb and now 4th 8tb Western Digital Red Pro drive that has failed. When I first purchased these WD had 24x7 Red Pro support and for me that was the deciding factor in buying this drive as I use this for my storage backups. It...
  6. L

    Mini/Micro ATX Cube Case for NAS

    Hi, Currently have a huge tower and want to downsize. Does anything exist that is more like a bought NAS in that its a cube/rectangle? Really rather DIY so looking for something that has 6 5.25" drive bays for 4-in-3 hot swap cages, but need them side by side rather than upwards. I have space...
  7. I

    Best way to set up 24-drive ZFS NAS?

    Hi all, Your wisdom and experience would be highly appreciated with the following query. I am setting up a 24-drive NAS (QNAP TS-h1283XU-RP). The hardware seems decent (Xeon E-2236 6-core 3.4 GHz, 128GB ECC RAM). The system volume will reside on an m.2 drive. For cold storage, there are 12...
  8. X

    FS: Buffalo NAS, Synology NAS, SSD gaming mice, more

  9. X

    opinions on Drobo for DAS or NAS?

    We don't hear much about Drobo these days? Does anyone still use their products?
  10. C


    ASUSTOR AS6404T SAN/NAS Storage System. Condition is Used and fully working. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. *Does not include hard drives*. Include retail box and accessories. $400 w/ Free Shipping Local pickup NJ 08065 or 08055 accept paypal...
  11. O

    can i run multiple chkdsk for different hdd at the same time (all of them are external via usb)

    hello first of a clarification : i dont know programming or advance networking only basic computer stuff so please answer the Q as simple as possible and a specify details for why and how is fine too i need to chkdsk multiple disk of empty used 6 tb nas HDDs i am selling (few dozens) and the...
  12. X

    Why do use a NAS? Related questions

    Title should be: Why do you use a NAS? I'm gong to do a new build soon, so I was wondering if I should convert my present system into a NAS. But I have these questions: WHY do you use a NAS? What use cases? Types of Files? How many clients? PCs? Macs? other? What kind of storage? How...
  13. Z

    FS: Black Friday $400 4x 6TB WD NAS RED (24TB)

    Hello, Just moved my home array Promise TB3 to 12TB drives. I'm looking to sell 4x WD NAS Red 6TB drvies (Warranty 2019 to 2021) As always, I include a gift (CPU, RAM, SSD, ect... just ask). Also, I have 8x 8TB that i'll be replacing as well. Ask for a bundle deal! Thanks Z! FS: 4x 6TB...
  14. karsten

    FS: Misc - Supermicro, Ubiquity, Corsair, NVidia, Magic, Digital HD, Garmin GPS, Bluetooth smartplug

    Corsair H60 CPU cooler $40 GE BT4101 Bluetooth Smart Switch $10 Digital HD movie codes- $5 ea., buy them all for $20 Inception Blade Runner 2049 Prometheus The Matrix John Wick I also have a few old Roman coins if anyone is into that...
  15. B

    FS: HGST Deskstar NAS Hard Drives new and used, 4tb and 6tb

    Hello [H], I'm selling numerous HGST hard drives in 4tb and 6tb sizes. Fist off I have two new unopened (HGST) Hitachi Deskstar NAS 6tb hard drives. Both drives are brand new in their original packaging. The drives have been sitting on my shelf collecting dust for about two years, and since...
  16. B

    NAS Noob Question: Synology DS218j add new storage pool

    Disclaimer: I know jack about an NAS. I bought a Synology DS218j so I could have an always-on network storage device to stream movie and TV show files without having my PC on 24-hours a day. The Western Digital white 10 TB drive in my DS218j is getting close to capacity, so I bought and added...
  17. R

    WTB: WD Red 6TB NAS Hard Drive - WD60EFRX

    As the title says, looking for 1 maybe 2 WD Red 6TB NAS Hard Drive(s). WD Red 6TB NAS Hard Drive - 5400 RPM Class, SATA 6 Gb/s, 64 MB Cache, 3.5" - WD60EFRX
  18. She loved E

    Stuck trying to setup NAS remote file access

    Just got my DS1618+ going. Local setup was a breeze, but I am completely stuck getting remote access to work. Honestly I never thought it would be this complicated. Fair warning I am bad at this stuff and have no networking experience so please use small words and dumb everything down til even...
  19. postcd

    Anyone knows about SW solution to encrypted multi HDD storage with deduplication?

    Hello, i want to speak up about my problem i am long time thinking about and unable to solve despite of searching and also asking on other sites. Sumary is in the title of this page. Currently i am having Windows system that i do not want to leave. I need to store around 7TB of data and...
  20. She loved E

    NAS for small business

    Hi Everyone, Currently speccing out my first NAS & wanted to run it by some experts before buying everything. It's pretty vanilla: I don't want this to be a project... just something quick and reliable. It's for my graphic design studio. I want a shared file drive plus archive for files that...
  21. velusip

    Custom NAS ideas (using mining rig motherboards)

    Since the hilarious crash of the cryptocurrency hardware market, you can buy multi-X1 boards and risers for cheap. I'm curious of your thoughts on using a combination of PCIE X1 to SATA adaptors and X1 10Gbit NICs on hardware like this? Anyone tried it? For example: 18 slot X1 board, 15 risers...
  22. M

    Problem with personal cloud storage

    Hello, I just changed my default router with an Asus RT-AC 1200 but after conecting my Seagate Personal Cloud it stoped being detected, I checked every device and they can't access it anymore, I checked with the router but aparently its not being detected neither (there's a device named * but I...
  23. P

    Clearout sale! Mavic Pro package, Fuji XE-2 kit, NAS, RAM, 770GTX, and more

    Have a bunch of stuff that needs to go... been procrastinating but I'm running out of room so it's time for a thread. More pics coming soon (whenever I get around to it), everything works well and was lightly used. Paypal only, USA buyers only please, I have Heat dating back to 2002 so no...
  24. Ins0mnyteq

    SOLD: Qnap TS-453A

    For sale is my for NAS i used for backups, Comes with no drives, Clean unit has a small ding on the top otherwise is mint condition. upgraded to 8GB of RAM , HYPER-X Impact here are the specs from the website Looking to get $275+shipping to the 48 connected, paypal only.
  25. Balzac

    WTB: 2x NAS HDDs

    Either I missed all the deals, or my Google-Fu is broke, but I need to find 2 NAS drives for a RAID setup on my home server. I need at least 4GB total, so 2x 2GB, but will entertain buying larger drives if the price is reasonable. I live in Middle Tennessee, and work in downtown Nashville, in...
  26. L

    Napp-it issues with NFS

    Hello, I hope I can get some help with napp-it since I really like it. For samba setup it works flawlessly. However for NFS setup I'm starting to lose my hair for NFS. Normally on GNU/Linux (or FreeBSD) you setup a new group (adduser/useradd with its GUI) and a new user (with its UID) on the...
  27. N

    Home NAS: 1 volume more multiple volumes

    The title should be 1 volume OR multiple volumes (not sure why I can't edit the thread title). I just got a Synology ds 1817+. I have 6 8TB drives, though 1 is currently in use outside the NAS. Is there an advantage to having multiple volumes? I'd read somewhere that it was useful for...
  28. N

    Need Some NAS advice

    I've been looking at buying a NAS for a few weeks and I think I'm going to go with Synology (but I'm open to QNAP) Originally I thought of the TVS-882, but I've got concerns about drive and fan noise (80mm fans) from that unit. What I like about it is the slots dedicated for an SSD Cache...
  29. E

    NAS and ESXi Mobo/CPU/RAM Replacement options

    Hi All, I'm about to spec out a replacement of the pro-consumer hardware I have been using in my home built NAS and Whitebox ESXi build, and I'm look for some recommendations on Intel Mobo's, CPU's and RAM. Current Specs; ESXi 6.5 Box Mobo:GA-990FX-UD5 CPU: AMD FX Octocore 3Ghz Mem: 32GB...
  30. Z

    FS: FIRESALE 2x 8TB WD RED NAS (256MB Cache)

    Hello, I have NEW 2x WD RED NAS drives left over after a build. Each has warranty till 07/01/2019. SOLD 1x 8TB to PMO We used a mixed of WD Mybook, Easystore, and OEM for a large 120x- 8TB drive install in 2x Dell 3060e. These are some of the higher end 256mb cache drives. Brand NEW...
  31. N

    Synology or QNAP for Crashplan Pro?

    So I'd like to use a NAS that's under $500 (without HDD, I plan on puttting the 8TB reds in) that can work as a headless device to upload my archived projects/files onto my crashplan pro account. Looking for 2 bay but 4 would be preferable. Is there a device you guys would recommend? I'm open...
  32. E

    [FS/T][USA-TN][H] HP Gen8 Microserver | Synology DS413

    What I'm looking for as far as trades purchases go: 4x SAMSUNG 8GB M393B1K70DH0-CK0 2Rx4 PC3-12800R ECC E5-2680 SR0KH 2.7Ghz 8 Core 20MB Cache Dell 1TD00 Heatsink shroud for T7600 5+ Bay Synology NAS Photos are here: HP Gen8 - Used for testing proxmox, unraid...
  33. N

    FS: mITX Silent ESX Homelab, 10GB Switch & NAS Case

    Selling my homelab now that I have one hosted at my office. All prices include shipping to CONUS via USPS or UPS. International shipping on a case by case basis. Accept Paypal, BTC, ETH as payment. 2x ESX mITX Nodes - $300 ea or $500 for both. Case - iStar S21...
  34. Z

    FS: Seagate 4x3TB (12TB total) + Areca RAID Bonus

    Hello, I have 4x4TB and 4x3TB drives from my NAS that I'm upgrading (28TB total). I've moved to all 8TB drives and will be selling some leftover soon as well. Seagate ST4000DM000 4TB 4x4TB (16TB) (no warranty) $$$SOLD Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB 4x3TB (12TB) (no warranty) $250 Buy 4x3TB +...
  35. I

    FS: WD MyCloud 4TB and WD Green 1 TB HDD

    For sale: Western Digital MyCloud 4TB - Single Bay Cloud NAS Model WDBCTL0040HWT Used for about 1 year. No longer needed as I upgraded to a multi-bay NAS. Asking $120 shipped Western Digital Green HDD 1TB Model WD10EADS Asking $30 shipped Have Heatware/eBay feedback. Will accept PayPal or...
  36. D

    Do I pick Synology DS151 deal or wait?

    I see there is a deal on newegg for Synology DS1517. Considering that I want to get a 4 or 5 bay NAS, how worth it is this deal? I'm still generally debating whether to use a single disk directly attached storage that i already have, or get a NAS. The benefits of NAS as i see it are RAID...
  37. C

    Best processor for budget NAS build

    I'm planning on building a budget NAS. Would a Celeron G3930 work, or should I get a Pentium G4600?
  38. C


    I have (2) HGST Deskstar NAS HDDs for sale. I am the original owner. They are still in warranty with HGST until July 2, 2018. Manufacturer: HGST Model # HDN724040ALE640 Firmware: 5E0 Country: Thailand SATA: 6Gb/s RPM: 7,200 I am looking for $110 each (shipped in USA via Priority Mail)...
  39. K

    Windows 10 Storage Spaces NAS

    I am planning to set up a home file server or this would be my first so I would be using 5 x 3TB hdds in a 3 way mirror setup. This file server would mostly be for my data backups so data integrity would be the key here. Since I wanted a windows only solution I had finalized on Stablebit...
  40. FrgMstr

    All Your Western Digital MyCould Base are Belong to Us

    The Exploiteers have been having some fun with its Western Digital MyCloud NAS system, and quite possibly have been having fun with your WD MyCloud device or system as well. Its writeup logs not just one or two security issues with the MyCloud systems, but an entire host of security issues. If...