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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Hi, I know one has four bays and the other has five. If we put the same number (one to four) and type of HDDs in both NAS, which is quieter in...
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I am looking to get a second local NAS device. I currently have a DS918+ local, and my old DS213j is at my parents house that I am using for...
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I'm looking for a DX513. I have a DS715 that I keep upgrading to larger discs, I could sell the drives I'm removing, or put them in a DX513 to add...
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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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Hi all, i am a little bit stuck with buying a NAS, my first NAS actually. My current situation is that i filled in a lot of gmail accounts with...
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Hi, I want to buy two NAS for two places which will automatically work as a geo backup. Am I right that Synology Drive shall support it? First...
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Dear friends, I need an advise here... Long story short, it's time to move from my 2-bay NAS to a new more powerfull and with more bays...
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Dear all, I need your help on choosing the right NAS for my use case. Right now I'm using iCloud for all my files, pictures and videos. Also I...
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Looking at whether or not a higher end Synology would also be a high enough performing device to handle a very small VDI deployment, looking at...
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Ok, so I finally am ready to buy a DS920+ thanks to all your help here. I'm wondering what kind of Black Friday discounts we can expect if any...
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I heard Synology supports products for 7 years. If I buy a DS418 new now in 2022 will support end 7 years from now 2029? Or will it be 7 years...
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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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