Pros

  • Notably easy-to-navigate software
  • Four drive bays, with RAID 5 support

Cons

  • Peformance lackluster
  • Drives are not easily removable

At A Glance

Graphical, friendly software and extra features like photo sharing and IP camera support distinguish this four-bay NAS drive.

Manufacturer’s Description

CS407 is designed with Windows ADS authentication, USB printer sharing, dynamic website hosting, and data backup. With terabyte competency and hi-performance file sharing, CS407 gives business users the freedom to store massive data efficiently. The RAID 1/5/6 protection further prevents data loss from inevitable disaster.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.synology.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number CS407
Storage
Drive size 2000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Gigabit ethernet
Included Software
Included Software
  • Synology Assistant
  • Synology Download Redirector
  • Synology Data Replicator 3 (Windows)
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • PSU Cord
  • 2 Cable Ties
  • Main Unit
  • 1 Power Cable Lock
  • 4 SATA Data Cords
  • 16 HDD Screws
  • Install CD
  • 4 SATA Power Cords
  • PSU Adaptor
  • Ethernet Cord
  • Quick Install Guide

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested Gigabit ethernet
Performance
Test Version 2.0
External Write - Files and Folders 344.05
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 733.7
External Write - Large File 562.71
External Read - Files and Folders 167.03
External Read - Large File 131.57
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 441.83