Synology DiskStation DS218 Play 2-bay USB3/eSATA

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8.4

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Based on 90 reviews
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By nag.co.za on 90

There can be no higher praise for any piece of hardware than: it does what it says on the box. The DiskStation DS218play is easy to use and set up, which is perfect for home users (and small businesses). There's also plenty very good software options...

By IT PRO on 80

The Synology DS218 is all about maximum features for minimal cost. It might not have the performance of a powerhouse NAS, but you'll be amazed at what this little appliance can...

By Expert Reviews on 80

All the software features of a high-end NAS at an attractive, entry-level...

By TopNewReview on 80

ALL THE SOFTWARE FEATURES OF A HIGH-END NAS AT AN ATTRACTIVE, ENTRY-LEVEL PRICEWhere there used to be a gulf in capabilities between your basic, budget two-bay NAS and the all-singing, all-dancing appliances, it's one that's being bridged by models...

By techadvisor.co.uk on 80

The fine irony of the DS218 is that seen in isolation it's an excellent platform, but jammed between the DS218Play and the DS218+ leaves it little room for manoeuvre.With QNAP now offering Dual-LAN for less money and RAM upgradability, the DS218 needed...

By Ausdroid on 88

A feature-packed NAS that can meet the needs of the average consumer, all the way up to a small business environment, the DS218 is powerful, feature-rich, and offers great value for money. There are cheaper NAS around, but few offer the features you can...

By Kitguru.net on 85

Synology’s DiskStation play NAS sit under the company’s Value Series product line of high performance units designed for data intensive tasks e.g. on the fly encryption. The latest 2-bay NAS to join the line-up is the DiskStation DS218play powered by a...

By techteamgb.co.uk on 76

Want one? Amazon: prourls.co/km6v Are you looking for a budget 2 bay NAS device? Here's the Synology DS218Play, a quad core Realtek CPU based NAS with some interesting 4K transcoding features, and more. Let's take a look. Products shown provided by:...

By eTeknix on

With the option of up to 24TB capacity, with current 12TB drives, the DS218play offers up a solid home for all your multimedia files. Organise your photos, videos, and music files with the ability to play from the basically any connected system. Mobile...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on 87

Das Synology Diskstation DS218 ist ein flexibles NAS-Leergehäuse, das im Test mit hohen Transferraten punkten kann. Als derzeit schnellster Netzwerkspeicher holt sich das Synology-Modell die Auszeichnung für...

International Review By Chip.de on 91

Vielleicht nicht perfekt, aber richtig stark: Die NAS Synology DS218 erzielt im Test ein hervorragendes Ergebnis. Während des Tests stechen einige Wertungskategorien besonders positiv hervor. So überzeugt der Kandidat in den Bereichen Performance,...

International Review By Hardwareluxx on

Als draußen noch Temperaturen von fast 20 °C geherrscht haben und die Bäume in den schönsten Herbstfarben erstrahlten, haben sich die Hardwareluxx-Redakteure auf die Suche nach den besten und interessantesten Produkten der letzten Monate gemacht, denn...

International Review By OCinside on

Lust auf ein neues Synology DS218 NAS System mit 2x 2TB Seagate IronWolf Festplatten? Hier im PC Forum von OCinside.de kann man sich zu einem Lesertest anmelden, um ein Synology DS218 mit zwei 2TB Festplatten von Seagate zu testen und darf die Produkte...

International Review By blog.notebooksbilliger.de on

Zusammengefasst laufen beide Dienste so, wie man es erwarten würde. Die Synchronisation läuft problemlos und schnell, Aussetzer gab es keine. Seitens der integrierten Features ist allerdings noch Luft nach oben.Eine bessere Verwaltung der Freigaben wäre...