Synology DS216j review: new affordable NAS for home

Synology DS216j review

The specialist network storage systems (NAS) Synology has announced the newest addition to its portfolio of home – oriented devices. This is the Synology DiskStation DS216j , a simple but powerful NAS two bays that already can buy a recommended price 175 euros with VAT included.

The DS216j incorporates a dual-core processor seeing improved performance over previous versions of DS216 with the addition of an integrated floating point unit that accelerates the generation of thumbnails. Similarly, the new processor allows the NAS generate speeds of data transmission 112.75 MB / s read and 97.6 MB of writing, but always depends on the speed of the hard drives we install within and the ability of the network to which we connect the DS216j.

Synology DS216j reviews

According to Synology, the DS216j consumes only 6.95 watts when both disks in hibernation, reaching a maximum consumption of 14.85 watts with both at full capacity. Thanks to these features, users can enjoy an experience fast and efficient use. Synology DS214se specs can be read here.

On the other hand, as always it Synology NAS uses the DSM interface (Disk Station Manager) brand, one of the best operating systems for NAS which allows almost any task, from integration with domains and creating LUN to volume configuration or RAID systems and internal course management applications, Synology NAS because as it allows access from outside the network with File DS and other applications.

review of Synology DS216j

Has said Jason Fan, product manager of Synology, “Thanks to the intuitive user interface of Synology, its platform to date and its versatile features, we expect the DS216j to become one of the best servers for Hoga. It is aimed at users who need a NAS to play, share and synchronize media content in the home, in addition to store data clear “.

As we advanced at first, Synology has already put on its website the new DS216j available to users at a price of 175.45 euros including VAT, and should soon reach its network of distributors and usual shops.


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