The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
The GoFlex Home Network Storage System is a simple storage server and a great accessory for a Seagate GoFlex Desk hard drive. However, if you want a NAS with a lot of features, you should keep looking.
The Verbatim MediaShare is a simple single-volume NAS that comes in an aesthetically pleasing design and offers fast performance. Its confusing initial setup process, limited amount of storage, and lack of features, however, might steer most home users away.
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The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
The D-Link DNS-323 2-Bay Network Storage Enclosure is a comprehensive solution to extend your network storage and functionality. It offers great performance and, despite its long list of features, remains very easy to use.
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Linksys's NSLU2 is an inexpensive way to add a hard drive or two to a network, but its slow response makes it a poor all-around solution.
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The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
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.