Nas

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  1. Rubberj

    Rubberj Member

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    I use a lot of storage, probably growing at about 500gb a month and I'm looking for a NAS solution that can take at least 4 drives, fast enough to stream HD mkvs. I'm pondering a Drobo or a Synology solution but wondered if anyone has first hand experience or solid recommendations?

    I do use LiveDrive (a cloud based storage solution with unlimited space/bandwidth) but it's not fast enough to stream :(

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    I have only ever played around with FreeNas and then added media playing options too it and seemed to work pretty well, there is a lot of other additions for it too, plus if your only streaming inside your house it works alot better than the cloud option livedrive offers
     
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    He asked the question two and a half years ago, however i would agree with CurlySteve.

    The HP ProLiant's are great, I connected a 5th drive in mine where the optical drive goes. That worked very well for me for two years, then i built my own 8x bay NAS.
     

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