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7.5 out of 10

Synology Disk Station DS210j

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Overall 10
10

I have had this now for probably over 3 years ...

aszure "aszure", Amazon
15 February 2015
  • Summary: I have had this now for probably over 3 years. It has been 100% rock solid. The only down time I had was when I moved and had to relocate it to it's new home. But make sure you keep this on a UPS. Power problems can kill drives.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome little Nas device

Michael Wayne Osbourn, Amazon
30 January 2015
  • Summary: Awesome little Nas device. The available applications are truly well thought out and usable.
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Overall 10
10

Great purchase, would recommend if you are looking for a starter NAS

Steven M. Wall "Videofile", Amazon
11 November 2013
  • Summary: Great NAS. I have had this running for quite a while and it hasn't failed on me one time. I host a bit of video and audio on the web server portion and haven't been disappointed yet.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome unit

Mitchell Saba "www_karatetraining_org", Amazon
17 January 2013
  • Summary: This has been worth every penny. Full featured, reliable, etc. I would easily suggest this to anyone looking for reliable backups/storage.
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Overall 2
2.0

It's useless, actually worse than useless.

JF, Amazon
4 January 2013
  • Summary: This machine has essentially rendered my Mac useless -- the drive continually runs on end, and while it's running it's impossible to retrieve or write any data to it. When I mean constantly, its been spinning for about 6 hours now -- without stopping. Check out the user forums on the companies website, they're littered with similar complaints -- and no response from the company. I've called, emailed, and wrote on the user forum with no response.
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Overall 8
8.0

Extensible NAS for hackers

Jeff Fate, Amazon
3 January 2011
  • Summary: Has lots of great built in features, but has even more if you want to spend some time hacking its Linux OS. The hardware is solid and it does a great job detecting bad HDDs.
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Overall 6
6.0

A bit disappointing in performance

Kaleberg "one_kaleberg", Amazon
23 December 2010
  • Summary: I've been looking for a home file and media server, and this Synology unit looked like it would fill the bill. It configured easily and was nicely Macintosh compatible. I quickly had it up and running as a file server. Unfortunately, it could be rather sluggish. While it could copy large files at near network speeds, its performance copying folders containing large numbers (100s and 1000s) of small files was pathetic.
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Overall 10
10

Great product - does all it claims and more

John Dipanni "Computer Wiz", Amazon
4 December 2010
  • Summary: This is my third DS210j and my fourth Synology product. I am an IT professional and recommend/install these for home office/small business office users. For customers that need data protection through mirrored RAID drive and just have basic file sharing needs, this is a great low cost alternative to a Windows server. The remote access to files is also very simple to configure and works well - again, for simple uses.
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Overall 8
8.0

Synology DiskStation DS210j

Ping C Yee "pympk", Amazon
30 November 2010
  • Summary: I use it as a network storage. It works good so far. When I first installed the system, I enabled all the web services (web station, photo station, ftp, download station, etc.) When I ftp myself, I could see all of my private folders after hitting a couple of //, a bit scary. My two drives were mirrored (RAID 1) which was the default setting. Now, I only have anonymous ftp and download station enabled. My drives are setup as individual drives, the Basic Volume type.
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Overall 10
10

Great home server; careful with 2.5" drives

ADAM J CERMAK, Amazon
17 November 2010
  • Summary: The Synology DS210j is, like the DS410 we have at work, easy, inexpensive, and runs like a top. Beware, though: if you are going to fit it with 2.5" HDDs, like I did, the disk holders are sold SEPARATELY, and Amazon (and, as far as I could tell, all of Synology's resellers) doesn't stock them. You need to get them directly from Synology (synologyusastore dot com), and be careful which of the three you order.
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