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  1. editor1

    Question HELP Home invasion possibly a security breach

    HI I woke up to seeing all kinds of dirt under desc wear pc is. door open. But no items stolen. I have ran a few antimalware scanners and installed avg on my desktop after the advent. I will in a few secs live boot some malware scanners and safe mode scan's. I want to cheek and see if pension...
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    Question energy efficient x86, 64bit, >4GB RAM (, Arduino interface) SBC

    Hello, I am planning to build a 7/24 home NAS with emphasis on low power consumption, low (preferably zero) noise with 2x3.5" SATA HDDs but I could accept 2.5". The OS choice is not final yet it could be any of FreeNAS, OpenMediaVault, OpenBSD, NAS4free, TrueNAS, TrueOS. I know it is many but I...
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    Question NAS ssd caching vs drive caching

    Hi all, Just purchased a used QNAP TS-453BT3 for video editing and the original owner had installed two 256gb M.2 drives for caching. At the moment, I'm shopping for drives to populate the NAS and am wondering how much of a practical difference will exist between a drive that has 128mb vs 256mb...
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    Question Best NAS software for beginners?

    (Not sure if this is the proper topic, sorry if it's not) So I've been using FreeNAS for a few months, and I've had nothing but issues with it. It seems like every week I'm posting something on their forum asking for help with a different issue. Anyway, after getting passive aggressive after...
  5. editor1

    [SOLVED] Do I need to leave space on drive's ?

    Hi What space do I need to leave free on system drive?, NAS drives and dynamic compiled hdd that make one drive ? SSD and HDD. I have; 465 GB SSD that has windows 10 on it. 1.8 TB HDD and 3 232 GB HDD as dynamic drive (D:) on my tower/windows 10. (some are 8 years old) 2.7 TB HDD and 232 GB...
  6. velocci

    Question dlink NAS DNS 323

    Hi all, I have a Dlink DNS 323 nas and I just bought two 2gb HDD. I want both to be the same, but not use Raid 1. I want to do it manually. So I have all my files on the first HDD. I want to insert the second HDD and copy the files from the first HDD to the second HDD. instead of doing it...
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    Question Remote access NAS

    I am thinking of buying a NAS such as WD My Cloud or similar product. My router has a dynamic IP address which constantly changes. What I need is the following: My Nas is connected to my ADSL router at home, my pc is not on. I am in another country on my laptop. Can I access the files on the My...
  8. velocci

    Question 5400RPM HDD in NAS for streaming 4k videos

    Hi all, I have a Dlink DNS 323 nas which I want to store all my 4k .mkv movies so I can stream them on my HTPC. the nas is connected to my 100Mbps network. If I put a Western Digital Red 5400PRM HDD in there, would that cause any buffering/studdering? they guy at the store said 5400RPM vs...
  9. Question Wifi slows down considerably with ethernet cable plugged in to access NAS server? EDIT: *(This makes no sense)*

    Hi, sorry if the title is a bit misleading--anyway, I am just confused as to why my wifi connection on my computer slows down considerably when I have an ethernet cable plugged in which is attached to my NAS server network which is separate from my main network. Let me explain. Due to living...
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    Question My Wifi Router wont stream fast

    Hello all! So I have setup a Plex media server on a Synology DS918+. I am having an issue where the bottleneck is the LAN. The wired connection in the room with the 4k TV is limited to a 100mbps lan, due to Direct TV and having to use a "Broadband DECA". Some of my 4k HDR movies are requiring as...
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    Question Computers connected to NAS and independent internet switch

    Hi. The engineering clubs at my university are currently using 4 computers. These computers are connected over ethernet to a network switch which connects them to the router. To cut back on the number of times we store each club's files, we're trying to connect the 4 computers to a NAS in the...
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    Question NAS problems

    This is catastrophic and I am freaking out, Removed. I had a 10-second power outage last night, and now my Seagate Business Storage 4TB NAS which contains my entire life and business’ worth of every single imaginable thing seems to have big problems. The fans are running at a super high RPM...
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    Question Storage Solution for Video Production Business - NAS?

    We are a team of creatives looking to solve our growing storage issues as I’m sure most businesses discover. The majority of our work is video and now more often than not we filming in 4K. On average a job/project will consume roughly 200GB in its entirety which includes the raw footage...
  14. ketrab

    Question Which Home NAS - Please help decide

    Hi, So I'm looking for replacement of my old (6+ years) Seagate Home network drive. Some of the features that I'm looking in the new NAS: Storage redundancy RAID 1 (don't need more than 2 disks) Backup both Mac/PC Photos backup for phones (to replace google or amazon) Sharable folder...
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    Question File server for medium/small church

    We are planning to update/upgrade our church network. We have a need to share files and maybe a shared calendar. No email or web hosting. I am wondering if a NAS would be more economical and meet our needs rather than a “server”. There are less than 10 computers in the network, six of which...
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    Question Antivirus for a NAS?

    I have a NetGear readynas. Comes with an antivirus with it. It keeps giving me false positives. So I disabled it. I was wondering if there are other antivirus for a NAS? I cant seem to find a direct answer on the internet. Its just a home NAS not for business. Thank you for any information you...
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    Question NAS storage comparison for Synology vs Overland

    We are looking for NAS solution that will be used as secondary storage to hold large amount of data. We have received following proposals that are under our pre allocated budget. SnapServer XSR120 / HDD - SnapServer XSR 8TB SATA ENT > QTY: 8 disks for RAID10 / 10g network card / Warranty 1 year...
  18. THRobinson

    Question NAS HDD's Worth the Extra Money?

    Annoying... asked a question and now it's vanished. Not sure if a glitch or mod deleted? Anyways... short quick version... Drives like the WD Red NAS drives, are they worth it? I just bought a WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS system, and looks like one of my 3TB drives is bad. I was looking to...