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Qnap-ts-879u-rp.33761218
9.7 out of 10

QNAP TS-879U-RP

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Reviews and Problems with QNAP TS-879U-RP

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Overall 10
10

Excellent

Blaine, Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: We are very pleased with the quality and performance of this solution, especially considering the price! We paired this QNAP with 8 3TB drives.. 7 drives in raid 5 with 1 hot spare which gives us over 16TB of usable space!
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Overall 2
2.0

No good for VMWare - terrible customer support

Seventh-777, Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: I made the unfortunate mistake of buying 4 of these for a small datacenter at work. Within a few months, all but one of them has died in some spectacular total-data-loss manner. The first crash was an iSCSI firmware/driver issue. I had about 10TB of data on it, and it was unrecoverable. QNAP support's suggestion was to restore it to factory default and restore my data from a backup - which is a little bit inconvenient in the middle of a workday.
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Overall 10
10

Great NAS

Dude, Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: I recently replaced my current failing nas with this QNAP and so far I am very pleased! The web interface is fast and aside from some minor networking issues it has been very reliable.
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Overall 10
10

Great product

Norfolk VA, Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: This is a great NAS if you don't have the budget for a true enterprise model. I wish it had more gigabit NIC ports but it does support some 10 GB cards which is great.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works exactly how I envisioned

tmannino, Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this and coupled it with eight 3TB sata drives to get some low cost storage for backups. The quality of the unit seems to be good. Setup took about an hour and was easy. It automatically updated firmware the first time I booted it. I have the entire space setup as a single volume and have a single LUN presented via iSCSI to Windows 2008 R2. The biggest thing I was concerned with was throughput.
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Overall 2
2.0

Redundancy Incomplete / VMWARE Incomplete / Poor Support

D. W. Corcoran "b393capt", Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: I find the product lacking in its redundancy feature set and customer support. This comes from first hand experience during the failure of a drive in the QNAP TS-879U-RP, 8 drive product, in January 2013. I am writing to update this review in May 2013. The issues are not solved. In addition, what I had believed to be a VMWARE VMOTION issue, VMWARE has been able to reproduce and has communicated the problem is with QNAP firmware issue that isn't solved.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works pretty well, but a bit slow

Fred Weston, Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: I bought this as cheap iSCSI storage for backups. It works well in that role, the price is right. I bought the 10GbE adapter with it but for the first year I didn't have anything that supported 10GbE to connect it to. I finally got a server with a 10GbE adapter and just hooked it up today and although it shows a connection at 10Gbps the performance is not much difference than over GbE which is disappointing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good!

Vagan Martirosyan, Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: This NAS is very productive and reliable! But it seems like some functions which were available on other models like Download Station are not supported on this device. May be it will be solved with the next firmware update.
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