Reviews and Problems with Buffalo Terastation 3400
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Nice NAS for the money
14 October 2015
Summary: Nice NAS for the money. Keep in mind that although RAID 5 is offered it is software RAID only which means that the small Atom processor must do all of the work. With RAID levels 0,1, and 10 it handled by a builtin RAID controller and the ATOM processor can take care of OS related tasks like file...
Summary: I had an older model of TerraStation and am going through a replacement process of a failed hard drive (Fortunately, I used RAID 1). This Seagate Barracuda hard drive failed within 3 years. It was actually used in the "on" state for less than one year.
Set up as RAID 10 and still have plenty of backup space and the reliability of the built-in RAID capabilities
James K Klocksin, Amazon
6 July 2015
Summary: Setting up "back-up" folders should be easier, but, other than that one minor issue, this unit has worked out perfectly for the size and type of network I'm using it for. Each computer on the network can access the backups on the TeraStation and, since I keep my backups simple using ZIP files and...
Cons: FAILS to restart on power outage. I researched the Buffalo user forums and confirmed this. The forums alluded to using a compatible UPS, but does not list what UPS models are "compatible" in the manual or the Buffalo website.
Summary: This is a revised review. I previously complained bitterly about this NAS not replicating as advertised (see below). After several calls to Tech Support, they in fact issued a new firmware version that fixed the problem. So I have to give them very high marks for responsiveness.