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Synology Cube Station CS407

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Synology CS407 four bay NAS device review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Overall, our subjective thoughts on the Synology CS407 says a lot about what we thought of this Network Attached Storage device - We loved the ease of configuration, the simple but effective web interface, the relative richness of features within the system software, and the flexibility of various RAID configurations available to use.
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Synology CS407 / CS407e Review: A good NAS gets better

11 November 2008
  • Conclusion: Four drive BYOD SATA NAS with eight built-in server functions
  • Pros: Gigabit Ethernet with jumbo frame support, Simple setup, Easy access to drives for replacement, Built-in servers for Web, FTP, iTunes, Printer, UPnP AV, Photo sharing, Backup, and Bit Torrent download, Mac/PC Compatible with support for legacy Macs, NT Domain/ADS support
  • Cons: Default configuration doesn't provide optimum RAID 5 performance, Limited alert options, Cold-swappable drives, Very limited documentation for using built-in web server/MySQL
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Overall 9
Value for money 8
Construction 9
Appearance 9

Synology Cube Station CS407 4-Bay SATA Gigabit NAS

Benchmark Reviews
1 December 2007
  • Conclusion: Our rating of the overall packaging and presentation is somewhat high, as Synology has done an excellent job of educating consumers with plenty of box-top information so they can make an informed purchase. The concept of truth in advertising is getting further and further away every year, but for once i can see that not every company is out to cover their product with catch phrases and slogans.
  • Pros: Most versatile NAS on the market!, Excellent Gigabit Ethernet network performance, Single, JBOD, RAID 0/1/5 disk arrays, Convenient compact footprint and size, High-quality metal enclosure, Elegant yet simple black appearance, Windows ADS compatible, Two High-Speed USB 2.0 ports, Simple HTML administration interface, Frequent firmware development and software support, Pre-installed PHP+MySQL and Apache web server, 4 Terabyte storage capacity, Sufficient cooling and ve...
  • Cons: Does not offer eSATA connectivity, Large AC power adapter brick adds to overall footprint, Product dimensions are just short of 4U rack mount constraints, Rear panel could support a 120mm cooling fan, Package includes obsolete CAT-5e Ethernet patch cable
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Synology Cube Station CS407e

Legion Hardware
24 May 2007
  • Summary: The Synology Cube Station CS407e is a seriously good quality product and we highly recommend it to anyone looking at a four drive NAS solution for the home or small office. Unfortunately products like the Cube Station CS407e are more of a luxury than a necessity. Though if you can afford to spend $550 US on just the NAS device then the Cube Station CS407e should be your number one suspect.
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3x Synology NAS

29 January 2009
  • Excerpt: NAS Devices zijn de afgelopen tijd erg populair geworden. Begrijpelijk, want wie wil er nu niet een compacte, veelzijdige thuisserver die tal van mogelijkheden biedt binnen het eigen netwerk of zelfs daar buiten. Een van de fabrikanten die op dit vlak flink zijn sporen heeft verdiend is Synology, waar we in dit artikel een drietal modellen belichten.
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