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    Keeping your data toasty

    As a digital lifestyle person, it's always a chore finding ways to store all of your precious media safely. Of course, the toaster is well known for its data-guarding abilities. As such, one man, a Mr. Dave Goeke, has made it his mission to built toaster-based NAS products.
    Building computers in a toaster was done to for the ApplianceWare marketing team to use at sales presentations, demonstrations, trade shows, and in marketing collateral. Toaster RAID seemed to give customers a good laugh when used to demonstrate ApplianceWare Server. The array of blinking busy lights added to the effect.
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    Does he need a reason? Funkstar's Avatar
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    • Funkstar's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte EG45M-DS2H
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core2Quad Q9550 (2.83GHz)
      • Memory:
      • 8GB OCZ PC2-6400C5 800MHz Quad Channel
      • Storage:
      • 650GB Western Digital Caviar Blue
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      • 512MB ATI Radeon HD4550
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve
    Of course, the toaster is well known for its data-guarding abilities.
    indeed, i believe this is featured in "Household Appliances Alternative Uses for Dummies" book

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