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Who makes a better 1TB Network Drive


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#1 heavyjavadrinker

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 10:42 PM

This looks like the best place to post this question.
I am ready to purchase 1 of these drives:

Seagate BlackArmor NAS 110 1 TB Network Attached Storage ST310005MNA10G-RK

or

Iomega Home Media 1 TB Network Attached Storage 34337

I saw a lot of complaints about the Seagate drive on Amazon in the reviews section
and the only complaint about the Iomega drive is that it's kind of noisy.

what would be the better choice? The price is about the same, $150.

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 11:32 PM

Personally, I prefer Western Digital, however, between those two I would go with the Seagate.

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 11:34 PM

Ill reemphasize I see these come with the enclosures, I was speaking of what I know about the drives themselves, I tend to trust seagate more then Iomega.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 12:17 AM

they said the software for the iomega was streamlined for simplicity.
i trust the folks on this website more than others tough.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 12:40 AM

it may be a good drive to, when I need an external drive I make my own, I was just listing what I have experience with the actual brand itself-that iomega may just be a nice drive.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 07:20 AM

i'm aware you can make your own external drives; i've seen the external housings for them etc.,
but this is for a Network drive and I was not aware you could make your own Network drive. I don't
understand why they don't use the smaller SATA drives for Networking.

Anyway, I would really like to make up my mind!




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