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I’m building a new Plex / media server using a Synology DS918+ and Seagate IronWolf NAS drives

We have a primary media / backup storage model, but I don’t like it. If I had a million bucks, I’d structure things differently. Wouldn’t we all? When you have needs but finite resources… what to do? [Trigger warning – … Continue reading

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More storage, Captain! We bought a WD My Cloud NAS device

We’re running out of space around here. I’ve been digitizing our Blu-ray and DVD collection, and my original 2 TB hard drive partition has rapidly filled up. What to do? I have a dream of having our music and video … Continue reading

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Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Drive

In 2011, I purchased a 2 TB Western Digital Elements external drive temporarily for rebuilding my in-laws’ home PC, and as a permanent external¬†backup drive for Ipe family use. It’s only a USB 2.0 drive, but it served its purposes … Continue reading

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I bought a 2 TB Western Digital external drive

I bought my first external hard drive. Yes, my FIRST external hard drive. I’ve been backing up to a secondary 250 Gb hard drive since 2006 (since the HDD crash wakeup call of ’06), but with music, videos, and files, … Continue reading

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