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Zyxel NSA320
6.5 out of 10

Zyxel NSA320

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I love having all my movies and other digital contents like ...

Bud Patout, Amazon
12 January 2016
  • Summary: I love having all my movies and other digital contents like photos and family videos in one place that is accessible everywhere. This server makes it possible at a low cost.
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I am incredibly pleased with this device

Leslie Keith Buckner, Amazon
25 September 2015
  • Summary: I am incredibly pleased with this device. It is fast, responsive, and sturdy. This is the latest of several, I have implemented. Great Product!
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Best NAS from a price/performance aspect

Maria G., Newegg
17 April 2014
  • Summary: I was a little disappointed with my read/write speeds until I did a little research. Removing unused protocols and enabling jumbo frames on my adapter (not the NAS, but on my network adapter) yielded nice results.
  • Pros: You can't beat this NAS at the ~$100 price range. You will have to spend at least 50% more to get better read/write performance. I get write speeds in the 70-75mb/s range consistently, and read speeds in the 80's-90's, in Raid 0.
  • Cons: None in this price range.
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Excellent little NAS for internet users

Scott L., Newegg
30 October 2013
  • Summary: Picked this up a few weeks ago from a close-out auction. Expected some basic NAS features and was going to use it to share some drives on my network. Was very pleasantly surprised to find features such as Flickr and Youtube upload support, Dropbox support including a .torrent watch folder.
  • Pros: * Lower cost than competition * Basic plug-and-play * A lot of hidden features and applications * Still supported (last firmware update 9/30/13) * Integration with Dropbox, Flickr, Youtube * JBOD, Raid 0, Raid 1 support * Extra USB ports for external drives
  • Cons: * Hidden features may require technical knowledge * Tablet/Phone web UI is a bit rough around the edges
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Home Media Server Ready!

Meengla, Amazon
9 August 2013
  • Summary: I bought it from Amazon a few days ago and I can already tell that this device is a wonderful and cheap (I got a 'used' one) addition to our home's gadgets. We already have a NAS in our home environment (Western Digital World My Book ii ) but that doesn't have a DLNA media server.
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Very Happy

ROBERT T., Newegg
8 August 2013
  • Summary: Ran a benchmarks from my Windows XP64 system with 1gb ethernet Dlink hub, copying 3.8gb ISO file: To external USB 2.0 Fantom 1.5gb drive --> 2:08 To Zyxel NAS --> 2:23 To Zyxel NAS after changing to 4K jumbo frame --> 1:39 My NAS only has 1 drive, a WD WD20EZRX.
  • Pros: Very fast, low power features, print server (replaces my HP USB JetDirect), expandable via external USB drives, feature rich. Set up in 15 minutes, including formatting my 2GB drive. Take the time to change your network to Gigabyte ethernet and enable jumbo frames the NAS and your PCs for best ou...
  • Cons: Very light weight, seems to be sturdy enough.
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Really decent for the price

Erik W., Newegg
25 July 2013
  • Summary: To those that are "Getting about 10-12MB/sec transferring data": This is a limit of your network, you are likely connected using a 100Mb network (still very common in home office networks even most N speed WiFi routers have 100Mb wired LAN) To "fix" this you will need to upgrade your network to...
  • Pros: Low power consumption Hackable to a point, you can gain root access to SSH and Telnet and really own the box like you should be able to. Able to install other OS to replace the stock setup (requires some extra knowledge) Decent performance from NFS addon module. For NFS from Mac Pro Early 2008 mo...
  • Cons: Could have a faster processor as this seems to be the bottleneck for faster write speeds when using RAID setup. Could have more RAM too not sure if it really needs it though.
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Great Value

Jeffrey G., Newegg
29 April 2013
  • Summary: I originally bought a Synology DS112j that I was VERY happy with. I returned it because it's very expensive and only had one drive bay. I bought this one instead for $75 less, and this one has two bays so I can RAID my disks.
  • Pros: Overall, a good value, setup was easy with one gotcha (see below), speed is fine, worth the money.
  • Cons: Cheap looking and cheap feeling, documentation could be better.
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Great features for the price, reliable

Anonymous, Newegg
25 April 2013
  • Summary: I didn't try the included software, use the web interface.
  • Pros: Great features for the price. I needed the RSS downloader and a DLNA server to move from an older Mac Mini over to something headless, and this fit the bill. It's tough to find these features in lower end NAS offerings. The web interface is clean and fast. Handles any size drive I've needed to th...
  • Cons: It would be nice if the DLNA server did demuxing (not transcoding) of content, which should be reasonable even with the ARM cpu, but you can't have everything. No eggs off for that.
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For what I paid it deserves 5 stars despite a few minor issues

Mr.FoggyBottom, Amazon
13 April 2013
  • Summary: I bought this from Amazon for under $90. It has some mostly minor issues - if I had paid $300 or more I might complain a little, if I had paid $500, I would complain a little more loudly. I also purchased two WD cavalier RED 2TB drives and I run them in RAID 1.
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