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Netgear 1TB Stora
5.2 out of 10

Netgear 1TB Stora

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Overall 8
8.0

Needs firmware update for 3TB drives

Stephen D., Newegg
25 January 2013
  • Summary: Not a big deal to download updated firmware and easy upgrade process. Will update with speed and iSCSI details.
  • Pros: Small footprint Easy drive install Fast RAID access Good cooling Powerful CPU Good memory (1GB)
  • Cons: -NIC bonding doesn't appear available (although an option in web interface it is grayed out. Might be PEBCAK) -Comes with 2 year old firmware (!) that does not support 3 TB drives (although combo deal includes 3TB drives...)
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Overall 8
8.0

Great performance and support, some software problems

Doug Weathers, Amazon
27 April 2010
  • Summary: This thing is WAY faster than the NAS it replaced (an old Linksys no longer supported by Cisco). On our gigabit Ethernet network it's faster than a locally-attached USB 3 flash drive. It's also dead quiet, which was a nice surprise. It looks good, and it's easy to install and remove the hard drives.
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Overall 8
8.0

Be sure to know what you will do if it gets destroyed.

M, Amazon
16 April 2015
  • Summary: I bought a second unit for my parents so now I keep my off site backup with them and theirs is with me. Also we have access to eachother's boxes should our own be destroyed.
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Overall 8
8.0

Slightly flimsy construction - front cover can come off easily if you pick the device up - but other ...

Chris "Take it Easy", Amazon
18 March 2015
  • Summary: Slightly flimsy construction - front cover can come off easily if you pick the device up - but other than that, seems to do the job! Bought extra drive for it which went straight in no probs.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Network Attachment Storage

Kaio, Amazon
2 November 2011
  • Summary: I bought this NAS (Network Attachment Storage) nearly 2 years ago. During the first 18-month ownership, it was replaced twice by Netgear. Well, you can understand the inconvenience of interruption in home network storage system but also shows the not-so-bad after-sales customer care by Netgear.
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Overall 8
8.0

Netgear Stora

MarvinMarlin "marvinmarlin", Amazon
26 February 2011
  • Summary: Really good item which only just failed to make 5 stars due to the time it took to do the basic set up for the administrator. Instructions need to be clearer and to represent the product shipped NOT a version 3 releases removed from it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good low cost NAS and even better with Root Shell access

Amazon Customer, Amazon
28 January 2011
  • Summary: The Netgear Stora was easy to set up and was flashed to the latest release. I have set up two users and in Windows XP and Vista I can map the Stora to a network drive and copy files. The stora runs Linux inside and more advanced users should also check out [...
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Overall 8
8.0

Does everything its supposed to.

SeriouslyOutnumbered, Amazon
29 October 2010
  • Summary: I've had this for nearly seven months. It sits on my network and had been brilliant. I added a second hard drive in a RAID configuration for extra security. Its accesible from our PCs and has been generally brilliant. Recently I spotted that only one hard drive was working.
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Overall 8
8.0

easy to use but...

K. C. T. Lee "memelee74", Amazon
8 October 2010
  • Summary: ... you could get frustrated sometimes getting it to do what its supposed to! This is my first NAS and brought it for the following reasons in order of importance: 1) cheap (compared to other professional product) 2) has power timer (once the firmware is updated!
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Overall 8
8.0

Netgear Stora

Tee, Amazon
15 September 2010
  • Summary: When I placed the order I was told it would be delivered within 2 months, it actually turned up in 2 weeks!!! Followed the instructions to set it up and it connected to my network first time. I didn't go on to add their software for backing up I use SyncBack but all has been good so far.
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