Editors Liked

  • High performance, Low power consumption, Link Aggregation support thanks to two Ethernet ports, Small footprint and low weight, eSATA port, USB 3.0 support (with no port installed at the face of the NAS, though), DSM OS is highly intuitive and richly feat
  • Expandability options, Good performance for an entrylevel NAS, Synology's suite of DSM features
  • Scalable to seven drives, Energyefficient hardware, Good allround performance, Excellent DSM operating system

Editors Didn't Like

  • High price, Notable performance impact with encrypted files, RAM is not upgradable, Plastic HDD trays without antivibration materials can become a very annoying source of noise, No front USB port, No HDMI port, Didn't successfully pass our EMC tests (howe
  • A little expensive for a 2bay NAS
  • Priced close to Intelbased DS713, Not yet compatible with Plex