Time Capsule or airport extreme?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by HBOC, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. HBOC macrumors 68020

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    Ok, so I have a few inquiries about both of these items.

    I bought a Linksys WRT 160N V2 5 months ago. I never really paid much attention to the AE until recently.

    Now I have heard great things about the AE. I also have been reading up on the TC as well, as of late. From what I gather, it is an external HD and a router? Is it essentially an AE with a hard drive? Also, if the latter is true, can I use the TC as just an external HD, instead of just a clone of my HD? I am assuming this is true, but you know what they say about ASSumptions...

    If the TC is as good a router as the AE, I will be buying this very soon!! I'll just sell my 3 routers i have around here :)
     
  2. cube macrumors G5

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    The TC is not made for upgrading.

    Buy an AEBS and a matching HD case. The TC and AEBS are not fast anyway as network drives.
     
  3. Techhie macrumors 65816

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    If you are serious about backups, you will use one that is hard wired. Buy any other brand other than Apple when it comes to wireless networking, they are extremely overpriced.
     

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