That age old Debate... 5900 vs. 7200RPM in a NAS Device
So, one more time.... (And PLEASE see the NOTE below before you reply)
I'd like to see a few replies to this thread in hopes to get some general ideas on whether it's necessary for a NAS, being accessed by Boxee, to have 7200RPM drives holding the data files.
5900 drives are CHEAP! When I say that, I really mean it! We're talking $129.99 (USD) for a 2TB 5900 RPM Seagate, vs. $279-299 (USD) for the 7200 RPM Seagate drive. I'd love to go out and snatch up 8TB for the price of 4TB and jam all those lovely drives into a NAS machine.
So, what are your thoughts?
*Gently pushes the soapbox out into the crowd*
NOTE: I'm not talking about a drive to rip or encode to or anything thing else other than to store movie/music data files, and have them played remotely from another machine on the network.
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