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Buffalo TeraStation 5800
7.1 out of 10

Buffalo TeraStation 5800

Best Price at Amazon

Reviews and Problems with Buffalo TeraStation 5800

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Overall 2
2.0

Look Elsewhere - Consumer Grade At Best

Courtney G., Newegg
16 May 2015
  • Summary: Buffalo advertises a 3 year warranty on this device. Mine threw three drives in that timeframe. Their policy seems to be to try to "wait you out" with byzantine "diagnostics" procedures designed to waste your time not identify an issue. So it's a 3 year warranty in name only.
  • Pros: Big, economical
  • Cons: Slow, fragile, and seems "not quite done" as most functions only partially work.
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Overall 2
2.0

Cheap for a Reason, Buyer Beware

Anonymous, Newegg
12 February 2014
  • Summary: I knew not to expect much from a NAS at this price point. However, the experience has been worse than my wildest dreams. We purchase a significant amount of hardware and I've never dealt with a vendor this uninformed and unresponsive. Buyer beware!
  • Pros: Cheap, large amount of storage
  • Cons: LDAP integration does not work even after spending days on the phone with support trying to get things to work, HDD failed within warranty period and it's been weeks since RMA request was submitted and I can't get any feedback at all from BuffaloTech.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst Business Solution in History

Jason W., Newegg
18 October 2013
  • Summary: This was a very expensive rock. I contacted both Newegg, and the Manufacturer with questions before I placed the order. Both confirmed, that it would be speedy, and there would be little or no slow down with the ideal network set-up.
  • Pros: remote access
  • Cons: -slow -brick
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Overall 10
10

good product

Mark Frasco, Amazon
7 February 2013
  • Summary: I am happy with this product, the web interface works well and it connected to my VMware easily.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Mitch McDonald, Amazon
7 February 2013
Overall 10
10

Smooth Function!

TheOpinionatedAmina, Amazon
7 February 2013
  • Summary: Very smooth, easy to launch. Small but strong system! For a small NAS System, This TeraStation packs some good power and functionality.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Chester Griffiths, Amazon
7 February 2013
Overall 2
2.0

I should have bought a QNAP!!!

Chino, Amazon
7 February 2013
  • Summary: After just one week, I lost the Array which means I lost everything. It Is still under warranty yet I couldn't get customer service to help find the root cause. Their answer was to rebuild the Array and If It happens again then we'll take It from there ...
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Overall 6
6.0

It is a great server but somewhat difficult to configure advanced features

Kindle Customer, Amazon
7 February 2013
  • Summary: I have had terastation servers in my photography studios for several years now and am continually running out of space for my images. I was attracted to the 5800 for the increased capacity and since I have studios in three cities around the country, I love the replication abilities so that I never...
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Overall 10
10

Great form and functionality in a compact design with massive storage capacity

NS1, Amazon
7 February 2013
  • Summary: Grabbed one of these to use as an iSCSI SAN target with our virtualized environment. Worked like a charm. Great form and functionality in a compact design with massive storage capacity
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