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what is the most efficient/cheap way to store large amounts of

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what is the most efficient/cheap way to store large amounts of high res movies?

harddisk docking station?
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buy a couple of 6tb hdds and stick em in your pc
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>>51440278
HP g7 microserver.
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nas
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Better question, which way to archive would be the best in term of longevity

Option A: HDD docking station, take a couple 2/3/4/6 TB, store the data in RAID1 configuration, then store the drives in cases

Option B: a NAS or computer dedicated for archiving, booting only to either archive more or retrieve

Best option to avoid HDD failure?
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>>51440278
for notebook.
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>>51440278
for desktop.
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>>51440417
Custom NAS with Hitachi drives, ZFS, FreeNAS and ECC RAM and you're set.

You either go all in or buy shitty seagate drives and put them in OP's pic.
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>>51440417
>Best option to avoid HDD failure?
rotate your backup set and scrub the drives on a regular basis.
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>>51440417
cloud
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>>51440417
a backup/archive still needs to be at two or more physical locations, doubling cost.
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