Synology DiskStation DS712+ comparison

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Synology DiskStation DS1513+

Synology DiskStation DS1513+
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WD My Cloud (4 TB)

WD My Cloud (4 TB)
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Asustor AS-604T NAS server

Asustor AS-604T NAS server
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Price $748 at 1 store $599 to $742 at 7 stores $779 to $887 at 5 stores $202 to $267 at 11 stores $569 at 1 store
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Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.1 (4.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.2 (4.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.9 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 4 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 0 stars No reviews, write one! 0.5 stars out of 7 reviews 5.0 stars out of 1 review
Release date November 03, 2011 April 23, 2012 May 14, 2013 October 02, 2013 April 24, 2013
The Bottom Line The DiskStation DS712+ is one of the best dual-bay NAS servers on the market, for both home and office environments. It's also one of the few that offer storage scalability for those who want to start small and add more capacity later. Synology DiskStation DS412+ makes an excellent NAS server for advanced home and small-office networks. The Synology DiskStation DS1513+ is easily one of the best multiple-bay NAS servers to date, performing superbly both as an advanced storage server and as the central host for a long list of home entertainment and business uses. For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users. Not only is the Asustor AS-604T an excellent NAS server for serious network storage needs, it's also very easy to use thanks to the extremely well-designed user interface.

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Weight 3.7 lbs
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