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Buffalo LinkStation Pro Duo
5.8 out of 10

Buffalo LinkStation Pro Duo

The Pro Duo is a 2-drive NAS solution that can be configured in Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Buffalo LinkStation Pro Duo

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Overall 8
8.0

Buffalo 2-Bay NAS

Chris Davis, Amazon
9 January 2010
  • Summary: General: I have been using this NAS for about a month. I was surprised by how physically small this product is (it looks bigger from the pictures). Overall, I think it's a good product. Here is my evaluation of the unit. Pros: This product is easy to setup and use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid performer

Andrew Halford, Amazon
10 August 2009
  • Summary: I now have two of these units in my house. One for music and one for photos and data. I use them in RAID 1 formation so I lose half the capacity but get the redundant hardware which is fine with me. They are getting ever lower in cost which makes them an obvious choice for all data.
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Overall 8
8.0

Cheap and Best NAS for home use.

Balaji Ramakrishnan, Amazon
29 June 2009
  • Summary: Bought and hooked up to my router. Setup raid mirroring (before I copied any data) within minutes. Media server is in-built and works very well that automatically updates newly updated files (photos/music/video) once every hour or within seconds on-demand.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Price for a Feature Packed NAS

B. Catanzariti, Amazon
7 May 2009
  • Summary: For the price of this NAS, it doesn't get much better. I was looking for something that had network access (this does 10/100/1000), dual drives for redundancy (can do RAID 0-striped, or RAID 1-mirrored), and sufficient storage space for all my music, movies, and docs (2 7200rpm SATA drives...
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Overall 8
8.0

It's OK

DA "Dennis", Amazon
21 March 2009
  • Summary: This Linkstation Pro Duo is slower than my 500gb Linkstation Pro which was roughly the same speed as my HD-HS500U2 500GB USB DriveStation. I can live with this, but if you want speed, look at a different model or brand.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works well, but has a few glitches

defilm "defilm", Amazon
25 October 2008
  • Summary: This drive is running connected to a Cisco 3750 switch (24 ports of 10/100/1000) and it is a business grade layer 3 switch. (It routes and switches packets). The ports are 802.3z compliant, which is the IEEE standard for 1000Tx copper gig. My drive is connected to a GigE port via a 3ft cat 6+ cable.
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Overall 8
8.0

A Decent Simple NAS Solution

Majik, Amazon
27 August 2008
  • Summary: EDIT 9/20/2011: After three years my LinkStation is still whirring away like it did the day I bought it. Still works perfectly with no problems. EDIT 1/29/2009: This thing just totally saved my data.
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Overall 8
8.0

Worth the price

J. Setchell, Amazon
31 May 2008
  • Summary: I had been searching for a very long time for a NAS device that allowed web access. The search is finally over as I have been absolutely pleased with the Linkstation's performance. It is a little slower moving files across the network vs. say a USB external drive, but this is to be expected.
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Overall 8
8.0

Robust hardware. Not for the technologically faint-of-heart and DLNA not great...

Long-Suffering Technology Consumer, Amazon
30 August 2014
  • Summary: This NAS device has been churning away on my desk for over over four years, providing data backup, remote data access and streaming media services 24/7. A recap of significant updates follows, and then the original review.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good NAS for reasonable price

Sarah JC, Amazon
21 September 2013
  • Summary: I've had the 2TB Linkstation Pro Duo for about two months now. I went for this as it was reasonably priced, with good features and supported RAID and USB printers. You have to work through the web interface to get it all setup how you want it, but once done, it's pretty easy.
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