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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Dear All My home storage situation is in an absolute mess. I attached a flow chart of the current system. I've recently had a failure of both my...
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This will be my first step into NAS land! TLDR: replace 3 purpose-use external hard drives, dropbox, adobe access, and daily backups. I have a...
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Hi, I'm looking for an replacement of my old 412+ which I've been quite happy with. Just quite as performance has not always been top notch. I...
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I'm replacing an ageing Netgear ReadyNAS Ultra2 that I use for backup, file storage and the odd BitTorrent. I'm looking at the DS220j because...
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I currently have a DS1019+ with 5x14TB drives. I just upgraded from 5x10TB drives that I would like to also utilize as I'm now full. I would...
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Hello, we are new to Synology. We are going to buy a new Synology server, probably a RackStation RS1619xs+. I was wondering if there is a...
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Hi everyone, Which Syno NAS you suggest me to buy for a company with following details 1. Number of computers: 15-22 2. Three HPE Servers 3. One...
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I do not own any Synology products at this time. I do have my eye on the DS920+. I currently have a TVS-671-i5. In 5 years, I've had ZERO...
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Hi, Background; I currently pay for a CrashPlan subscription, but for the need I have (to mainly protect my photos and some personal documents...
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So everything I've read so far says run a million miles away from using a Rack server if I'm intending to run a Plex Media Server as they don't...
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I currently have a DLINK DNS340L which was never great with poor support. Bought cheaply and paid the price. Originally looked at the 420j videos...
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Got into a discussion with my mom about how the school she works at has zero backups at all. It is a small private elementary school on a tight...
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I'm moving soon and am building a new home/business network. The ubiquiti hardware I've chosen is rack-mount, and it seems like a good...
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G'Day Peeps I am in the market for a new NAS as my old Synology DS415+ has recently decided to die :-( Not very considerate of it! I have...
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Hi :) We are an advertising agency with 7 employees and we would like to switch to a NAS System from Synology, in the specific the DS920+. We...
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Hello, I have a DS415+ with 12Tb using since 2016, very happy with basic stuff. Right now I am running out of space still have more than 20% but I...
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Hi, Since 5 year I have had QNAP nas at home, before that Synology. I now have the possibility to buy a one of two used NAS, but need some...
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Hello everyone, I currently have a computer that serves me as a server where I store backups, movies, TV series and virtual machines with Linux...
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Hi Everyone, I am looking to order the Synology DVA3219 to start using facial recognition within my security setup. I noticed this was released...
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I want to set up a single NAS that supports: - 6 or 8 bays (want SHR2) - ECC memory - video files (55-60TB) that will be streamed to 2...
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