NAS Buying Guide

How to pick the right Synology NAS for your needs? Ask our members for tips and discuss it.
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NAS acquisition advice

Want to buy a new NAS but don't know which one to choose? How many bays? Fill out the form and our users will be happy to help you.
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Fill out the form with as much information as you can give so our members may help you out with your NAS acquisition advice. For the form check...
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Background: I'm a sysadmin & a dev working mainly in linux/server space...happy with cli / technical stuff. Have had synos in the past. My main...
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I recently had an opportunity to pickup a DS1815+ at a good price, I debated too long and missed the chance to buy it. As I was researching that...
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Hi Everyone, I have a new client who is in need of a server replacement. I'm hoping to get them up and running on a Synology and I'm looking for...
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I've been using a DS212+ for years now. It serves me fine, but there is one downside... It's slow. Slow while using it's web-interface, slow to...
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I was about to press the purchase button on a Synology NAS I've been eyeing, but decided to do some extra thinking just before committing to...
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I'm new to the forum and a novice NAS user so far as technical expertise is concerned. I'd been running a DS218+ for a little over two years when...
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So I wanted to setup a little Plex server for my daughter. You know just in case we ever don’t have internet access or something. But I always put...
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Not sure if there is already a thread like this, but it could be helpful to include generic advice that wouldn't necessarily come through on the...
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Hi, I currently have a DS918+ and it seems to be dying. It logs that someone pressed the reset button, reenables the Admin account and resets...
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Hello Everyone I would be new to this forum. It was while reading up a bit about NAS on the internet, that i stumbled upon this resourceful page...
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Hello everybody, first of all a shout-out to all the people in the forum helping each other (and helping especially the newcomers) patiently. I...
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Hello, I'm eyeing the DS1621+. I'll use it as a storage / plex server only. I know the DS1520+ is cheaper but I like the improved build quality...
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Does anyone have any experience of these adapters. They seem to be what I need to get my iMac to work optimally with my 1621+ NAS. There seem to...
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Good morning, Been researching this for a while and can't seem to make my mind up so would like some opinions from users of these various...
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want to upgrade my NAS's DS 420+, DS 416 play. they are both 4 bay 8TB drives, I would like to get 2 drive per NAS with 14, 16TB or 18 TB...
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Hi all, I have a RS3412xs. It was the 2012 model of the Rackstation XS line. It's been rock solid. It is populated with 10 Western Digital...
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wanting advice on a backup for my ds1512+. it is a bit old but still running ok. a recent power outage issue has me wanting a backup solution for...
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Does anyone know for sure if you can upgrade the amount of memory in a Diskstation DS418? More than the built-in 2MBs? I don't think you can but...
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Looking for a personal HTPC option and wondering which NAS is right for me. What option is best option if looking for home network HTPC with 4k...
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