Synology Disk Station DS214play

  • Synology Disk Station DS214play
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Based on 11 scores, 18 reviews available
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    8
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
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Pros:

  • Strong enough for a home NAS.
  • Highly efficient CPU.
  • Fast network transfer speeds.

Cons:

  • Price is on the high side.
  • It should be equipped with an HDMI port.

Expert reviews and ratings

By MadShrimps on -

The latest DS214play NAS from Synology has at its core the Intel Evansport CE5335 processor which is coupled with 1GB of DDR3 RAM, which should be quite enough in a home use environment. Thanks to the new platform, the NAS can perform 1080p Full HD...

By PC Pro on 100

A superb NAS with superfast performance and a huge raft of features, made even better by top-notch cloud capabilities and a reasonable...

By techPowerUp! on 89

We would like to thank Synology for supplying the review sample. As we see it, most NAS servers will soon have the capabilities to fully replace your media players and HTPCs if you aren't much into gaming (unless they start to equip NAS servers with...

By Expert Reviews on 100

This terrific NAS enclosure uses hardware transcoding to help stream all media with...

By uk.hardware.info on -

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 model, it...

By eTeknix on -

When the imminent arrival of the DS214 was brought to people's attention earlier in the year, hardware transcoding was a hot topic and the news that a NAS with improved on-the-fly video transcoding for mobile devices was also on the horizon only stirred...

By Kitguru.net on 85

Today we are taking a look at the latest NAS system from Synology, the DS214 Play. This unit is optimised for multimedia processing and has been designed to handle high quality images, music and video streaming.The DS214 Play is a media centric two...

By Legion Hardware on -

Today we are checking out the DS214 and DS214play, both are 2-bay NAS devices from Synology’s latest DSx14 series. The DS214 is designed for small office/home office usage while the DS214play is focused on home multimedia applications. Moreover the...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

What is the Synology DS214play? This is Synology's media focused two-bay NAS which follows hot on the heels of the four bay DS414. Unlike its bigger and more SME-orientated brother, the DS214play hopes to win over savvy consumers with an array of audio,...

International Review By chip.com.tr on 86

Başarılı bir NAS arıyorsanız multimedya özellikleri de içeren DS214play'ı tercih edebilirsiniz. Özellikle işletim sistemi ve performansıyla beğendiğimiz cihaz, akıllı uygulamaları ve kişisel bulut depolama alanı oluşturabilmeniz açısından oldukça iyi...

International Review By eReviews on 90

DS214play har været på markedet et par måneder, men er ikke desto mindre en af de seneste NAS servere fra Synology. DS214play er en 2-bay NAS server, men det der adskiller denne fra de andre, er at den er udstyret med en 1GHz processor der...

International Review By tweakers.net on 80

Waarschuwing: Ik ben de review momenteel aan het aanpassen n.a.v. lancering DSM 5.0 Beta! Hierbij mijn review van de DS214play. Dit is mijn eerste review. Wees dus niet te streng !...

International Review By ixbt.com on -

Представитель последнего поколения сетевых накопителей Synology по внешнему виду и своим основным возможностям мало отличается от других устройств данного производителя. DS214play качественно изготовлен, имеет продуманную конструкцию, позволяющую...

International Review By Hardware.Info on -

Het zijn de keukenmachines van het thuisnetwerk: NAS-systemen. Ze kunnen namelijk álles en dan nog meer dan dat. Een andere overeenkomst is dat je lang niet altijd alle functies nodig hebt, dus wellicht is een topmodel van rond de 450 euro wel mooi,...

International Review By Hardware.no on -

Vi har hatt fått lov til å kikke på et par tobrønns NAS-er de siste ukene, og det i ganske forskjellige prisklasser. I den rimeligere enden av skalaen fant vi ut at Shuttle OmniNAS KD21 var en solid forbedring fra forgjengeren, mens den dyrere Asustor...

International Review By Hardware-Test on 80

Synology DiskStation DS214play er en to-bay NAS-server designet til at skulle anvendes som ultimativt mediecenter. DS214play har som mål at opfylde det stigende behov for billeder, musik og videostreaming af høj kvalitet, uden samtidig at gå på kompromis...

International Review By Tweak.dk on 90

en på alt dette må være, at Synology med DS214Play absolut leverer en NAS, der kan følge med i segmentet af 2-bay NAS til hjemmebrug og giver en rigtig god oplevelse på softwaresiden. Positivt - Byggekvalitet - Lavt støjniveau - DSM og apps - HW...

International Review By Clubic on 90

Dans le monde du NAS, Synology est peut-être LA société que l'on ne présente plus. Depuis maintenant de nombreuses années, le Taiwanais est parvenu à se forger une réputation remarquable auprès des particuliers autant que des PME. Cette réputation,...