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Buffalo LinkStation 200 NAS (2015) vs Synology DiskStation DS119j (2019)
Synology DiskStation DS119j
While the Buffalo LinkStation LS220 makes for a passable Home NAS for its asking price, the Synology DiskStation DS119j simply doesn't make the cut and should be avoided by most people. In both cases, however, you might want to look at some better alternatives at the $160 budget range.
If you nevertheless want to learn more about the Buffalo LinkStation LS220 and the Synology DiskStation DS119j, however, we wrote a short summary of what we know about them:
The Buffalo LinkStation LS220 hasn't managed to earn a top spot in any roundups from sources that conduct trustworthy hands-on testing. Nevertheless, reviewers from sites, such as Techradar, Digital Camera World, and Wirecutter (NYTimes) all gave it a spot on their list.
As for the Synology DiskStation DS119j, it wasn't able to earn a top spot in any roundups from trusted sources that conduct their own hands-on testing. Nevertheless, it managed to impress reviewers at Windows Central, Tech Advisor, and PCmag enough to make it onto their respective shortlists.
We also wanted to do a direct Buffalo LinkStation LS220 vs. Synology DiskStation DS119j review performance comparison, but we, unfortunately, weren't able to find any Buffalo LinkStation LS220 review scores.
Finally, we compared the Synology DiskStation DS119j to other Home NASs on the market and found that it did much better than its competitors - its review average of 7.7 out of 10 points is considerably higher than the 7.4 review average of Home NASs in general.