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Purchase of NAS VS Normal HDD used on server/gaming pc

Looking for a suitable hard drive for my server on windows 10 (this is on my gaming pc). I run this PC 24 hours and 7 days a week. I have 4 users using my machine at any given time.  

I currently have a 4tb & 8tb seagate barracuda and they're both 90%+full.

My budget is around less than 250$ Canadian . I'm not sure if I should go with NAS or keep going with regular hard drives as the current ones have had no problems. 4tb has been 4 years strong and 8tb 1 year strong. 

Please help me decide the best option for me.

 

edit: One thing is the more I work on the server, the more important it becomes for me. reliability is something i'm starting to care about more and more...... which is what created this unease.. while purchasing my next HDD

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Well:

 

1. have a backup of the data on both hdds that gets updated frequently

2. have an off site backup (backblaze is a cheap option)

3. a 4 year old drive is something you should look into replacing especially if it's been on for so long.

4. you'd best read up about keeping your data safe as currently you are just one oops away from losing it

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8 hours ago, jaslion said:

Well:

 

1. have a backup of the data on both hdds that gets updated frequently

2. have an off site backup (backblaze is a cheap option)

3. a 4 year old drive is something you should look into replacing especially if it's been on for so long.

4. you'd best read up about keeping your data safe as currently you are just one oops away from losing it

That sounds very expensive. Something I may not be able to accomplish.

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14 hours ago, Drearo said:

That sounds very expensive. Something I may not be able to accomplish.

It's best practice. At the very least get backblaze which is 60 a year for infinite cloud storage.

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