Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1487 posts

Uber Geek


# 21200 18-Apr-2008 15:57
Send private message

Hi there,

Storage requirements at home are hitting critical mass so it's time for me to build a home NAS (Network Attached Storage).

Has anyone done the same or done some research I can steal ?

I'm after a small case, that is quiet, not got a huge power supply, can hold a small motherboard (maybe ITX) and can hold about 4 hard drives.

I want to be able to shove it in a cupboard, attach it to the LAN and forget about it .. so the less fans and other moving parts (excepting the disks :-) the better.

Any pointers ?

Thanks!

Mark

Create new topic

xpd

Chief Trash Bandit
10035 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 124800 18-Apr-2008 16:28
Send private message

Have a look here
User after similar to yourself.




XPD / Gavin / DemiseNZ

 

Server : i5-3470s @ 3.50GHz  16GB RAM  Win 10 Pro    Workstation : i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz  20GB RAM  RX580 4GB Win 10 Pro    Console : Xbox One

 

https://www.xpd.co.nz - Games, emulation, geekery, and my attempts at photography.     Now on BigPipe 100/100 and 2Talk

 

Emulation - The art of getting your $4000 PC to run an 80's system - and still fails.

 

Add me on Steam


3169 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 124821 18-Apr-2008 18:31
Send private message

I've got a D-Link DNS-323 myself at home.
It can only take two SATA HDDs but with 1TB drives available now that should be plenty for most people.

I originally had 2x320GB hdds setup as a JBOD drive so gave me 640GB space.
I have just last week upgraded to 2x750GB hdds and setup them up in a RAID1 config as the wife was starting to get a bit worried about backups of all our photos etc.

It also has a USB port on it that you can attach a printer to for sharing on the network.
There is also a hacked firmware available (can't remember where I saw it) but I haven't been game enough to try it.

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



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 »

Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted 16-Oct-2019 13:36


MATTR launches to accelerate decentralised identity
Posted 16-Oct-2019 10:28


Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted 16-Oct-2019 08:15


D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41


Vodafone makes voice of 4G (VoLTE) official
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:36


2degrees Reaches Milestone of 100,000 Broadband Customers
Posted 1-Oct-2019 09:17


Nokia 1 Plus available in New Zealand from 2nd October
Posted 30-Sep-2019 17:46


Ola integrates Apple Pay as payment method in New Zealand
Posted 25-Sep-2019 09:51


Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted 19-Sep-2019 18:35



Geekzone Live »

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


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



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.