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12 minutes ago, the gamer that is bad said:

i have a tight budget of $200 and i want a 2-4tb nas is there any gas i can get for that price?

Do you need it to be plug-and-play? If not, RasPi + External HDD (or two).

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plug and play is nice but i am willing to work i have been doing everything to make my old pc into a nap but 5 month and nothing so i am just going to get something 

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7 minutes ago, the gamer that is bad said:

plug and play is nice but i am willing to work i have been doing everything to make my old pc into a nap but 5 month and nothing so i am just going to get something 

What do you mean by 5 months and nothing? Have you tried installing linux server or freenas on it? What are the specs on that old PC?

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1 minute ago, dbx10 said:

What do you mean by 5 months and nothing? Have you tried installing linux server or freenas on it? What are the specs on that old PC?

I've tried everything 4 fourms had to offer everyone said my computer is probably to old it is running an older core 2 duo absolutely nothing made it work at all so i am willing to spend money now

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At 200 dollars you don't have many new options, check calgarycomputerwholesale on ebay and buy brand new hard drives to go with it.

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3 minutes ago, the gamer that is bad said:

I've tried everything 4 fourms had to offer everyone said my computer is probably to old it is running an older core 2 duo absolutely nothing made it work at all so i am willing to spend money now

A core 2 duo would run Linux just fine. Set up some shares and you are good to go. 

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Just now, Blue4130 said:

A core 2 duo would run Linux just fine. Set up some shares and you are good to go. 

i tried linux it dose not want to boot to anything at all even the original hhd when i got it it did not want to boot now that i had my night coffee i see the problem

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44 minutes ago, the gamer that is bad said:

i tried linux it dose not want to boot to anything at all even the original hhd when i got it it did not want to boot now that i had my night coffee i see the problem

And the problem is??? 

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2 hours ago, the gamer that is bad said:

I've tried everything 4 fourms had to offer everyone said my computer is probably to old it is running an older core 2 duo absolutely nothing made it work at all so i am willing to spend money now

well i run my nas with even weaker specs

if it was useful give it a like :) btw if your into linux pay a visit here  and i will be thankful if you send me an opinion here  

 

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11 hours ago, Blue4130 said:

And the problem is??? 

it never wanted to boot even when i got it that is probably why i got it for free

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2 hours ago, the gamer that is bad said:

it never wanted to boot even when i got it that is probably why i got it for free

THen thats your problem. Id get anouther used cheap system, then you can run the nas from there.

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Just now, the gamer that is bad said:

what would you recommend 

what can get you get cheap used recently? Id look at used buiness desktops.

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