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7.7 out of 10

Synology DiskStation DS411slim

Synology ® DiskStation DS411slim is designed to provide users wi Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Synology DiskStation DS411slim

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Overall 2

Slow Remote Transfers

eneco, Amazon
15 July 2013
  • Summary: I bought this unit for a small office setup. It has been reliable, quiet, and fast on my local network. However, it has been incredibly slow for remote transfers (about 200kb/s to 300kb/ instead of 60mb+ for local) despite my ultrafast $70/month isp connection. After working with Synology support (who were very responsive), verifying I have an approved drive, trying a variety of protocols (ftp, webdav, web interface, etc.
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Overall 2

Terrible Product

Dr. Rick Williams "Dr Rick Williams", Amazon
20 February 2013
  • Summary: The packaging is good however the software is terrible. We were never able to get the disks to format. There are no diagnostics other than 'failed to format' and a link to insure you have installed drives that are 'Synology Tested' At this point, you are pretty much done. I would highly recommend you look at some other device that handles both 2.5 and 3.5 inch drives and that is a tad more 'intelligent' ... This device if tilted, the drives will fall out ..
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Overall 2

Unreliable rubbish

T. Graham, Amazon
24 August 2013
  • Summary: My Diskstation slim has just failed, destroying the data held on it. All my files and music -nice What is the point of having a RAID array, supposedly having safe,redundant duplicates of the data, if the machines destroys all of them. I have had two NAS boxes fail now, and all they do is sit in a cupboard. My laptop computers, which I carry around, bump, drop, switch on and off all the time have never suffered a hard disk failure.
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