9.5 out of 10 based on 469 reviews

Synology DiskStation DS218j

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  • User Score (459)
    8.7 8.7 from 459 reviewers
  • Expert Score (5)
    8.3 8.3 from 5 reviewers
  • Value for money (2)
    10 10 from 2 reviewers
  • Overall quality (2)
    10 10 from 2 reviewers
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  • Expert Reviews

0 Local, 10 Total
  • User Reviews

  1. Amazon

    Amazon
    10/10
    Reviewer: Carl R., Amazon
    10 October 2019

    This product exceed my expectations in terms of its functions and features. My disappointment is with its “getting started guide”. A small printed booklet would’ve saved me a lot of time and headache in setting up the device. It was not difficult but some documentation would have been very helpful. Read more

  2. Amazon

    Amazon
    10/10
    Reviewer: ., Amazon
    16 August 2019

    We consolidated applications running across three separate servers onto this one NAS. We Put two new 1TB WD drives in RAID-0 as well as one 2TB external drive for nightly cumulative backups. Drives are currently showing 8120 hrs running time and system up time is 239 days as of writing this review. Read more

  3. Amazon

    Amazon
    6.0/10
    Reviewer: William D. Bailey, Amazon
    8 April 2019

    While this DS218j NAS certainly works I've had some disappointments. First, it is slow performing various tasks, including uploading form other network computers. In at least one case of a large upload, it failed for no apparent reason and I had to shut down the NAS and restart it to clear the... Read more

  4. Amazon

    Amazon
    10/10
    Reviewer: D. Buckland, Amazon
    17 January 2019

    This was an upgrade from my old OmniNAS. I needed more room. This was a considerable improvement in a number of ways. It did take a bit of time to work out how to sync my folder structure for network sharing but works much better now. I can browse hundreds of files on my TV, run backups and more. Read more

  5. Amazon

    Amazon
    10/10
    Reviewer: Mike, Amazon
    29 July 2019

    I LOVE this box. I use this as my personal cloud, setup multiple accounts for my wife and kids iPhone pic backup. Access all my music and movies from anywhere. Plus, 2 4TB in raid means my data is safe. Easy to setup and Synology/ YouTube will get u through it. Love it. 5 Stars. Read more

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