What id the largest h.d. this Snap M4100 can handle

Posted on 2008-09-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
This NAS came with 4 40GB drives, I ran it as a RAID5 for a couple of years. I replaced the drives with WD1200JB 120GB drive (ATA 100/m Mode 5) and ran it for a couple more years. Now I would like to replace the drives again. What is the largest drives it can handle and what type?
I do have a couple of Hatachi 250GB ATA/133 (hdp725025glat80). I found a couple more I could purchase at  so I can have a RAID5 out of the 4 drives.

Can anyone help?
Question by:jsarinana
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From everything that I've read, the 4100 only recognizes the first 137GB of the drive.  You're probably better off sticking with what you've got with the 120GB drives.

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Thanks cybersean,
did you find any specs on this unit? I could not

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cybersean earned 500 total points
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Sorry, the only thing I found was a User Guide and Admin Guide.
Quick Start and User Guide!default.jspa?categoryID=654&externalID=7077&fromSearchPage=true

Admin Guide

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Thanks, I will use the same drives and run a RAID0. I use this Snap server as a monthly backup so if it goes down I have time/options to recover

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