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Topic # 114837 4-Mar-2013 22:02
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So these drives are the cheapest for a 2TB drive.. and was wondering if it is okay (are there any known problems etc..) to put two of these into a Synology D212J NAS? And which one of the two I should get?

Drive 1 (Planning to get this one as they are actually in-stock): Link

Drive 2: (Are they basically the same thing? No stock for this one and model numbers are different to drive 1): Link

Thanks in advance!




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  Reply # 774613 4-Mar-2013 22:08
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Hi, use the Red series, they have firmware to better work with DSM.

Cyril



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  Reply # 774785 5-Mar-2013 09:12
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Ok, thanks. May get those then as they are not that higher in price.. and I may be able to get a little more discount if I buy two from them! :P




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  Reply # 774790 5-Mar-2013 09:18
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http://www.synology.com/support/hd.php

FWIW I've been running the greens in a DS212J for about 6 months, so far all has been OK.

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  Reply # 774889 5-Mar-2013 11:15
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cyril7: Hi, use the Red series, they have firmware to better work with DSM.

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+1 on the reds.... been using them for 9 months and they have been great

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  Reply # 775028 5-Mar-2013 15:30
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The Red ones have several unique features in their firmware that is designed in co operation with Synology and Qnap and presumably others that improves performance and life.

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