• Great performance
  • Wide variety of built-in features


  • Expensive

At A Glance

Synology's nonexpandable, two-bay consumer NAS box is fast and has a useful, feature-packed operating system.

Manufacturer’s Description

Synology DiskStation DS212+ offers a high-performance, secure, and full-featured network attached storage solution that helps small and medium-sized businesses centralize backup, protect critical assets and share files quickly and efficiently.

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The Specs

Part Number DS212PLUS
Drives included 2.0
Raid type
  • JBoD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
Drive size 2000.0 GB
Drive type NAS
General Features
Form Factor 3.5-inch
Internal Drive Bays 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Ethernet
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
  • eSATA
Serial ATA eSATA
USB 2.0 Yes
USB 3 Yes


Ethernet Performance - PCWorld
Write 10GB Folder 46.1   MB per second
Read 10GB Folder 48.3   MB per second
Write 10GB File 61.9   MB per second
Read 10GB File 108.7   MB per second