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Newegg has a quick and dirty way to pick a new NAS device and the drives that’ll go in it. Announced today, the NAS Builder provides a unique, clean interface for perusing the retailer’s available NAS enclosures and picking compatible HDDs or SSDs within the selected NAS device’s capabilities. You’re limited to Newegg’s selection, and not all NAS, HDD, or SSD specs and features are disclosed through the shopping tool. But used with its limits in mind, the builder looks like a helpful starting point for NAS newcomers or even advanced users seeking a basic comparison tool.
Anyone who has shopped for tech components, be it for NAS, PC building, or a maker’s project, knows how tedious, unorganized, and unreliable relevant commerce sites can be. That’s why Newegg’s NAS Builder initially piqued my interest.
Opening the website prompts you to pick your total capacity requirements, up to

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