NAS VS External Hard Drive Enclosure

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http://forums.anandtech.com – Hello I am looking between NAS system or External Hard Drive Enclosure the max i can spend is $550 I would love to buy Synology DS1513+ Network Storage for $ 800 USD but i dont have the money for it and i cant find older model of it My next option was drobo 5n $550 more or less but one problem i read this http://www.macdrifte...nology-nas.html which indcate my hard drives will be not avilable on other systems which is big no no so then my other options are USB 3.0 and eSATA i have 2 unit in mind both are 8 bay first one is : Mediasonic H82-SU3S2 ProBox 8 Bay Mediasonic H82-SU3S2 3. (Hardware)