Synology Disk Station DS213j
The Synology Disk Station DS213j is a 2-bay NAS device with a 1.2GHz Marvell Armada 370 CPU and 512MB of RAM. The DS213j supports two 3.5" drives, two 2.5" drives or a combination of both. Last but not least, the DS213j comes with a 2-year warranty.
Limitless configuration thanks to the growing "Package Center" applications.
Small footprint and extremely quiet.
Easy to use router-like web-based interface.
USB 3.0 connectivity would be nice.
Installation process is not tool-less.
By uk.hardware.info on January 06, 2014
NAS devices are the all-in-one kitchen appliance, the jack of all trades of the home network. They can do one thing, they can do many things, and often you don't even need all of the features. While it's great to own a £350 top-of-the-line...-
By MadShrimps on October 15, 2013
Synology refreshes each year most of its previous releases by including more RAM, optimizing the enclosure and so on. The DS213j comes with a really light chassis which can be opened without difficulties but not without the use of screws. Compared to...-
By Bigbruin on September 19, 2013
The DS213j continues Synology's tradition of offering much more than the traditional NAS server. With an energy efficient design and an easy to navigate operating system - the DS213j would be well suited for those interested in a "set it and forget...-
By Stuff.tv on August 30, 2013
We still love Synology's nuts-and-bolts attitude to NAS drives, and its DS213J quickly found itself at the heart of our home network. The biggest problems are the interface and device, both of which could do with more user-friendly and...80
By eTeknix on August 28, 2013
Synology are considered to be one of the top contenders in the UK NAS market and from looking at the simple, easy to use and very well priced DS213j, its easy to see why. Its an affordable system that offers the basics – but at the same time,...-
By Expert Reviews on July 21, 2013
This relatively low-cost NAS enclosure is faster than you'd expect given its price...100
By Gear Diary on July 01, 2013
Lets talk about NAS, dear readers. “What the heck is that?” you may be asking yourself, but don't worry, that's what we're here for! It stands for Network Attached Storage. NAS is the term generally used for an enclosure that...-
By Kitguru.net on June 26, 2013
Today we are looking at the latest NAS system from Synology – the DS213j. This NAS system is a budget friendly 2 bay offering for small office and home use. It is designed to consume minimal power and operate without creating a high level of fan...90
By uk.hardware.info on May 21, 2013
Can you really call the Synology DS213j an entry-level NAS device? While that is a matter of opinion, we'd argue that in the product line-up of Synology it's an appropriate label. It's a great way to get introduced to Synology's...-
By HardwareHeaven on May 07, 2013
and Rating Looking first to the design and build quality of the DS213j we have a unit which uses a stylish white chassis which feels robust when screwed together. The internal components are installed on a sturdy metal frame and each of our drives is...90