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D-Link DNS-343
5.1 out of 10

D-Link DNS-343

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Overall 10
10

Have been using for years - great, rugged little unit.

Patti M. Sheaffer "computergeek", Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: I've been using two of these for several years. There was one complaint early-on, but downloading a BIOS for the DNS-343 fixed that: the fan stayed on all the time. Now (after the BIOS upgrade) the fan only comes on when it needs to.
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Overall 10
10

A very good and giving system

charles pinkney, Amazon
24 January 2015
  • Summary: A very good and giving system. I also had a hp ex495 and hp gave me the run around about a install disc and still sitting in garage. The dlink has served me well ! I recomend it to all looking for a nas system.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Juan K!, Amazon
2 December 2014
  • Summary: This storage device Works as expected! I bought it around 5 years ago... no issues so far!
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Overall 8
8.0

I would highly recommend this to anyone desiring a network RAID drive for ...

LWA8363, Amazon
17 July 2014
  • Summary: I have been using this as a RAID drive for about 4 1/2 years now and have had only very minor issues. I would highly recommend this to anyone desiring a network RAID drive for home network use
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Overall 10
10

DNS-343

Fletcher, Amazon
19 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought mine used with the latest firmware installed. I am also surprized at the bad reviews of this unit. I got the unit, I set it up within 20 minutes and had my drives partitioned and running within the hour.
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Overall 2
2.0

Piece of Junk!

Mvpolo2k3, Amazon
17 December 2012
  • Summary: Ok I bought this unit after owning a DNS-321 for a few years. I have a full gigabit network, 48 port managed gigabit switch, cat 6A throughout the house, and gig cards in every computer I own. My DNS-321 has 2-1.5TB 3gb/s drive in it, set up JBOD, and gets about 12-15Mb/s on a good day.
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Overall 2
2.0

NOT for 3T Drives

Nate M., Newegg
19 November 2012
  • Summary: It seems manufacturers want you to buy their product and therefore don't disclose full limitations of their product. There is no documentation stating this limitation of the NAS.
  • Pros: Good looking box and good build quality. Simple setup and operation.
  • Cons: From previous review from drkxx, bought this to work with 4x WD30EFRX red drives...He must never have tried a RAID configuration as it will only recognize 3T drives if they operate in Standard mode (As separate disks). the initializtion of the format for RAID 5 will fail and you will be like me, ...
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Overall 4
4.0

Works, but soo slow!

Yhvpqa "Yhvpqa", Amazon
17 November 2012
  • Summary: I got this about a year ago and the setup of my 4 drives with 1 TB each was seamless. The web interface that needed to use in order to setup the 4 drives as a RAID-5 was somewhat unintuitive (which doesn't matter too much if you're a technical person).
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Overall 8
8.0

So far a great experience

bilbo, Amazon
12 November 2012
  • Summary: If you need a NAS I suggest you buy this one. Its very good for the money, if you use it just as a NAS. If you're going to use all the features, you will be disappointed. I only bought it for Storage and it does a great job.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent little NAS!

Josh, Amazon
28 September 2012
  • Summary: I have used a Drobo, a Patriot memory media NAS, and then the D-Link DNS-343. Without a doubt this has been the most reliable unit thus far. I had issues prior with the other units hanging up while trying to stream media from it.
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