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post #1 of 3 Old 11-30-2012, 02:22 PM - Thread Starter
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I have been ripping Blu-rays as uncompressed MKV files using MakeMKV. The files are in the 20-30GB range each. For the moment I've been storing them locally on a USB 2 HDD attached to my XBMC. I'm doing this because my main computer is wireless only. I know that the wireless network (Airport Extreme N) will suffer greatly trying to sling that much content around but the backbone is gigabit...

So I've been thinking about getting a Synology DS413J NAS which has a gigabit connection. I figured I would connect that to the switch directly and let XBMC use SMB (NFS?) shares to access the big MKVs. Do any of the large brains in this forum see a problem with this plan? I read somewhere that there might be limitations streaming such large file sizes depending on the NAS which has me concerned.
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Should be fine.
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Looks fine to me.


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