[SATLUG] NAS HD recommendation

Daniel Villarreal youcanlinux at gmail.com
Tue Aug 13 11:06:37 CDT 2013

Don't think of brand name so much, although I stay away from certain brands
at all costs, but look at the warranty. Expect to pay a premium price for
really good hard drives. And keep in mind Murphy is always lurking about if
you don't back up. That's my experience.


On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 7:22 PM, Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com
> wrote:

> I'm looking at finally putting together my home NAS.  Its a 1U rack mount,
> 6 SATA ports, 1 will have a 2.5" 320gb boot drive, then 4 slots for 3TB
> xxxx brand hard drives.
> I was thinking the "WD Red NAS" drives.  I'm going to leave it running
> 24/7 so I didnt want to run regular SATA drives since I at least want some
> sort of durable drive and it will be in a RAID config running CentOS.
> Any other drive recommendation?
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