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Looking for NAS for: backups, photos, videos and Plex server

Discussion in 'NAS Buying Advice' started by Michał Piotr Stankiewicz, Jan 23, 2019.

  1. Michał Piotr Stankiewicz

    Michał Piotr Stankiewicz New Around Here

    Aug 21, 2018
    I am looking for NAS recommendation. I would like to buy NAS, which would be good for:
    -> Automatic backup from multiple devices, like PC or smartphone
    -> would be good to store data like my photos in videos
    -> would be enough to be a Plex server for 1080p (preferable 4k) for local network and 1080p for using with smartphone

    I would also be able to install 10Gbps Ethernet RJ45 card inside.

    I would like to store there up to 20 GB of data.

    Which RAID would be best for me: RAID 5 or RAID 10 if I would like to rand 4/6/8 drives?

    My budget for NAS (without discs/network card) is about 1k USD.
  2. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Part of the Furniture

    Aug 11, 2011
    San Diego, CA
    QNAP and Synology are both reputable vendors in this space, and have good pre-sales teams that can help with selecting the right model for your needs, e.g. scaling well and not over or under building...