Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
33 posts


  Reply # 1095209 24-Jul-2014 20:18
Send private message

My current storage solution is just a 1TB Seagate External USB hard drive. A NAS would be awesome, as I can share all my data over the network!

364 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 46

  Reply # 1095219 24-Jul-2014 20:36
Send private message

currently use a qnap ts212 nas, however the Thecus would be great for the old boy, he hasn't been able to convince someone, its worth shelling out for one :p , all of us guys that are married know what I mean haha

164 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 50

  Reply # 1095266 24-Jul-2014 22:14
Send private message

Here "The Server", runs openSUSE, has er about 10TB of storage, mythTV backend (terrestrial and satellite tuners), xbmc mysql database, Crashplan backup to cloud and from friends, Squeezebox server, something to do with sabnzbd... If I won I'd move my photos over to it for a bit extra safety.


1492 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 559

  Reply # 1095278 24-Jul-2014 22:32
Send private message

An internal hard drive.

66 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 15

  Reply # 1095295 24-Jul-2014 23:02
Send private message

my laptop and drop box are my current storage solution, so not much gets backed up.

3363 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 455

  Reply # 1095300 24-Jul-2014 23:17
Send private message

My current storage solution is an Airport Extreme, with an external USB 2.0 HDD plugged in...
It is painfully slow, and Time Machine isn't doing what I need really, it's just not 100% stable.
I'd like to test a USB hub on it... but ultimately, a proper NAS is what I'd love in our household.

8 posts

Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 1095658 25-Jul-2014 14:54
Send private message

Right now I am using an imation 1TB USB Harddrive so I can always do with  more space

30 posts

+1 received by user: 3

  Reply # 1095698 25-Jul-2014 15:42
Send private message

2TB just gathering dust. This would be a good addition for me

179 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4

  Reply # 1095762 25-Jul-2014 17:21
Send private message

Currently use this old pentium as a torrent/plex box for my media.

This NAS would be great, more reliable and less power usage.

36 posts

+1 received by user: 16

  Reply # 1095774 25-Jul-2014 17:38
Send private message

I am currently using my gaming PC with 2x3TB HDDs to store Movies,Tv, Music, for in home streaming. It is not very power friendly vs a NAS as I have to leave my PC on alot where as it probaly wouldnt need to be on all the time if I had a NAS. I keep meaning to get one but always forget :)

1255 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 64

  Reply # 1095837 25-Jul-2014 19:58
Send private message

My current* solution is a couple of external 2TB drives connected to an RT-N16. Both drives are already full, and it's terribly slow at I/O: only a couple of MB/s writing and a tad quicker reading (but not quick enough for most of the 1080p video that we have)... and it gets worse if there's any other network activity.

*Not really, since it's still unplugged since we moved.

rm *

240 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 37

  Reply # 1095840 25-Jul-2014 20:04
Send private message

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbmc with 3 external hard drives connected with 2 USB powered Hubs. I turn it on when I want to use my stored media. 

I would use the NAS to store all my media and leave it running 24/7 

85 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 11

  Reply # 1095864 25-Jul-2014 20:31
Send private message

I currently use an old laptop running Ubuntu Server 14.04 for a torrent/media sharing.  It only has a 160GB hard drive so I copy old files to an external WD usb hard drive.

The screen bezels were falling off so a bit of duct tape did the trick.

73 posts

Master Geek

Reply # 1095886 25-Jul-2014 21:15
Send private message

I would love a NAS.  I currently have nothing and consider myself quite at risk and would like to improve my storage and my backup 

11 posts


  Reply # 1096311 26-Jul-2014 20:37
Send private message

I currently use a WD Mybooklive 2tb NAS. It does its job great but I'm limited to its 2tb. I'll need to upgrade to something more sizable soon.
The N2310 would do nicely, I would throw in a pair of 4TB WD Greens

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted 13-Aug-2018 13:47

Huawei to distribute nova 3i in New Zealand
Posted 9-Aug-2018 16:23

Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted 9-Aug-2018 14:47

Panasonic announces new 2018 OLED TV line up
Posted 7-Aug-2018 16:38

Kordia completes first live 4K TV broadcast
Posted 1-Aug-2018 13:00

Schools get safer and smarter internet with Managed Network Upgrade
Posted 30-Jul-2018 20:01

DNC wants a safer .nz in the coming year
Posted 26-Jul-2018 16:08

Auldhouse becomes an AWS Authorised Training Delivery Partner in New Zealand
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:55

Rakuten Kobo launches Kobo Clara HD entry level reader
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:44

Kiwi team reaches semi-finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:38

KidsCan App to Help Kiwi Children in Need
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:32

FUJIFILM announces new high-performance lenses
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:57

New FUJIFILM XF10 introduces square mode for Instagram sharing
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:44

OPPO brings advanced technology to the smartphone market with new device
Posted 24-Jul-2018 09:20

Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted 20-Jul-2018 11:29

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.