This is an affordable, easy to use NAS that comes pre-installed with a hard disk. It's a great option for home use. Aside from the default 4TB option, users can also choose 2TB, 3TB, 6TB, or 8TB versions.
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Pro Offers excellent value for money
This NAS unit comes with a 4TB Western Digital Red Hard Disk pre-installed. Considering that a similar 4TB HDD would cost $150 by itself, this $160 NAS offers great value.
Pro Easy access via browser control panel
It has a user-friendly control panel that can be easily accessed with a standard web browser.
Pro USB connectivity
If you hook up a USB storage device, you can access its stored files as a regular NAS storage volume.
Con Slow GUI
GUI is almost unusable due to lag. Moving files around and organizing files already on the drive is a headache.
Con Available with Western Digital hard disks only
Buying this NAS pre-installed with non-Western Digital hard disks is not possible.
Con No data protection features
As with most single-bay NAS units, you risk losing all of your stored data in the event of a disk failure. You can still use an external USB drive to manually backup your files every once in a while, though.
Con Official documentation leaves much to be desired
The documentation lacks important technical parameters such as CPU, RAM size and type, power consumption and even read/write speed. The Western Digital web resource also doesn’t include a list of compatible applications.