Synology Disk Station DS412+
The Synology Disk Station DS412+ delivers 182.66 MB/sec writing speed under RAID 5 configuration in Windows OS, and 205.48 MB/sec reading1. It features USB 3.0 support, Hot-swappable Hard Drive Design and 2 LAN with Failover and Link Aggregation Support.
Good price compared to the competition.
Strong CPU (for a NAS).
Support for four, hotswap, disks.
Lots of features.
Intuitive and windowed operating system.
High transfer speeds.
Dual Gigabit Ethernet NICs.
USB 3.0 compatibility.
Ability to skip disk check.
HDD trays are not numbered.
Only one SODIMM slot and it is hard to reach.
Cannot format an external disk to NTFS.
Not ErP Lot 6 compliant.
Not compatible with all USB 3.0 external cases/disks.
By Tom's Hardware on October 17, 2012
The jump from Intel's Atom D510 to the Atom D525 was really just a minor update that didn't generate any large (or even noticeable) improvements in storage server performance. Refreshed models serving up extra throughput could have certainly...-
By TweakTown on October 11, 2012
This is a really tough position to be in and I don't envy anyone trying to make a decision on which product to purchase in this price range. On one side you have the Thecus N4800 which is packed with more features than anything else in its class....93
By Good Gear Guide on July 23, 2012
Synology's four-bay DiskStation DS412+ has everything you could possibly want in a network storage device: it's expandable, fast, and has a variety of apps that are genuinely useful. Its premium price means it's best suited to a small...90
By DigitalReviews on July 22, 2012
The Synology DS-412+ can replace a server in some businesses and remove the need for a high level technical resource. With file share with full access control, impose disk quota at a granular level, support for users, groups, printer sharing,...-
By cnet on July 12, 2012
Synology DiskStation DS412+ makes an excellent NAS server for advanced home and small-office...90
By techPowerUp! on July 05, 2012
All in all the DS412+ left me satisfied with its performance, high reliability and especially its nice operating system, which is very easy to use even for inexperienced users. The NAS proved to be astonishingly fast even in RAID 1 mode and surpassed...90
By Legion Hardware on June 18, 2012
There is no questioning the performance of the new DS412+, as the dual-core Atom 2.13GHz processor allowed it to hang with some of the fastest units we have tested. The DS412+ had no trouble matching the performance of the bigger and more expensive...-
By Expreview on April 01, 2012
The power consumption of DS412+ is claimed to be 15-44W, the data fluctuate greatly due to different matched HDDs. In our test, we installed two Western Digital WD7500AYYS 750GB enterprise HDDs, installing RAID 0 system. DS412+ power managementWhen...-
By MadShrimps on March 20, 2012
The DS412+ NAS from Synology has a lot of similarities on the exterior when comparing it with the previously reviewed DS212 model, but this stops here; the product is dedicated to Small and Medium Business, so the manufacturer saw fit to remove the...-
By Akihabara News on January 01, 2005
Both QNAP and Synology provided us with a unit from their high-end SMB NAS lineup. In this review we will be comparing both units both on hardware performance as software functionality. Synology’s key features: 205.68 MB/sec Reading, 182.66 MB/sec...-