Reviewers Liked

  • Transcoding is smooth and seamless with virtually every DNLA device
  • Faster than the DS214 thanks to the beefy hardware
  • Tool-less hot-swappable drives
  • Lots of features and functionality built into DSM 5.0
  • Excellent mobile device access

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Doesn't include HDMI port
  • Sequential performance numbers were under rated spec