Top positive review
I really love this NAS.
19 February 2019
I did some research QNAP vs Synology vs FreeNAS, 2Bay vs 4bay, etc.
I have to say that I don't regret my decision. I'm surprised with... everything! The performance of the Intel chips is REALLY GOOD, the quality build is OK, DiskStation Manager is really easy to use, the fact that you can install Docker is superb!! I can be talking about this NAS forever.
I'm using this NAS with 2x"WD Red NAS" + 2*500GB Samsung 960 EVO Series con SSD caching.
I'm running Plex, DNS server, CloudStation, GitServer, VirtualMachine Server, Docker with (mariadb, transmission, youtube-dl, resilio-sync, flexget, jdownloader, nzbget, couchpotato, etc...) + time machine copies + 1 VM Ubuntu always ON + other minor apps. Everything using around 12% of CPU.
My CONS for this NAS would be:
- Default 4GB of RAM is... not enough! I bought CT8G3S186DM (check Crucial 8GB on amazon) to expand it to 12GB. Synology oficial RAM is expensive and the information about what type of RAM you can use is confusing. I'm using CT8G3S186DM and is OK.