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How To: Choosing Your Storage Devices and Configuration

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Thank you for all the info.

 

I hope you don't mind if I ask a few questions here.

 

I have been using RAID5 across three 2TB drives to hold all my data for a few years now. It has been migrated seamlessly across multiple Intel systems with the only issue being the annoying rebuild problem.

 

I am considering switching to an AMD system, so I am faced with a few queries I am finding no easy answers to.

1) No RAID5 support on X399 or X370; am I mistaken? This is not a deal breaker, as I am willing to switch to RAID10, but this brings me to my next question;

 

2) No RAID compatibility between AMD and Intel systems; is this true? I have no source for this. A friend I asked advice from dropped this bomb.
 

3) Does AMD have the same hassle free quality of RAID compatibility across newer generations that Intel has? Needing to reshuffle data every time I was forced to change systems would be terrible.

 

Any advice, personal experience sharing, etc. would be greatly appreciated. m(_ _)m

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This might be a newby question, but I didn't had a need for this except it came up just now.I need additional storage for movies, tv series, RAW and JPEG images and other stuff. For that, I have two options now:

  • Buy an 1TB external drive and plug it in my PC, and unplug if I need to transfer data to another PC
  • Buy a Raspberry Pi 3, Seagate NAS drive, pair it together and run it as a NAS machine and attach additional storage later.

 

Which option would be better? I would really like an option to access my storage from various devices without wires. I am aware about WD MyPassport Wireless drives but they are just too expensive for me.

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