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DNS-343 4TB HDD Support?

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Last response: in Storage
March 6, 2014 9:07:28 AM

Is it possible to mod this box to support 4tb drives?

I have put the drive into the 1st bay, and the NAS will recognize it. It even shows the correct capacity, and will display the "SMART" results for the drive.

If I try to format it, it initializes to 100%, formats to 100%, and then the NAS just stops. It actually loses connection to the network.

If I attempt a shutdown by holding down the power button, it gets stuck saying the system is halting. I have left it for almost 20 hours, and it still had not shut down.

I really would like to get 4tb support with this box. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks everyone for your help in advance...


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a c 191 G Storage
March 6, 2014 11:17:16 AM

Here is from the D-link wdbsite

What is the largest size hard drive the DNS-321/323/343 supports?
The DNS-321,DNS-323 and DNS-343 support up to a Max 2TB per drive.

March 6, 2014 4:05:08 PM

Thanks everyone,

I am aware of the "Supported" drives, and official firmware for the device. It is only officially supporting up to 3TB drives.

I was hoping someone had done a mod to make this work with 4TB drives.

I have learned that D-Link is not the way to go with NAS, and will be selling this device in favor of Synology devices for the future.

Thanks again...