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Buffalo TeraStation Duo
5.5 out of 10

Buffalo TeraStation Duo

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Great Deal: $636.28

Reviews and Problems with Buffalo TeraStation Duo

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Overall 6
6.0

Slow but reliable; a decent value.

off-grid curious, Amazon
21 May 2013
  • Summary: This has been a good tool for *slow* backups. Tried to do a longer file copy and the throughput was a little over 1 Mb/sec on a 1 Gb link with 1 hop on a 1Gb switch. The NAS was configured in Raid0, which I think is as fast as it can get.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good NAS, but not great

Anonymous, Newegg
28 December 2012
  • Summary: Despite being joined to our AD domain, the unit does not allow me to set NTFS permissions on the shared folders and files. You can log into the NAS and assign an AD group or users to a share, but the only permissions are read-only or read and write.
  • Pros: Good price, over a year of uptime with no issues, quiet, audible alarms for disk failure and high temperature, easy to install and configure, dual gigabit LAN, great performance, and AD integration
  • Cons: Unable to set NTFS/AD permissions on shares and sub-folders, firmware cannot be updated easily as on a router and requires you to run a special program on a PC with administrative privileges, the firmware update utility only auto-scans for the NAS and fails if any little thing is not perfect and ...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great product, but has Firmware issue

C. Kanclerowicz "Soben", Amazon
31 October 2011
  • Summary: With the newest OSX from Apple, the firmware won't work for OSX features such as Time Machine, which is the sole reason I purchased this product. I have checked their website, and they make mentions of the firmware to be updated back in June, with a planned release of August, and I also emailed them...
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Overall 6
6.0

Recommend with Caution

Sparky "Chuck", Amazon
18 September 2011
  • Summary: This is actually my third Buffalo NAS the first two being LinkStations. Both LinkStations had bad fans and one hard drive failed within days of installation. I decided to try a TeraStation hoping it would be more reliable since it is a business class NAS (It is also much more expensive).
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Overall 6
6.0

Hit or Miss?

Anonymous, Newegg
10 November 2009
  • Pros: Well - the featureset is great, and the performance (throughput, concurrent connection, response time, etc.) is much better than any other NAS in the price range.
  • Cons: OK - SSH is enabled on the device - but it doesnt seem like there's any ability to log into the device via ssh. Kind of a drag, since I'd like to change a couple settings on the smb.conf. Probably a more motivated individual could mount the drive on their computer and overwirte the /etc/passwd fi...
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