Drobo or Synology ? Recommendations Please Tags: NAS / RAID Western Digital Synology Storage Last response: April 8, 2013 4:05 PM in Storage Share in-motion September 3, 2012 5:26:57 AM Hi All I am looking at buying one of the following units as I need a minimum of 9TB to begin with; Drobo FS-5 http://www.drobo.com/products/professionals/drobo-fs/in... Synology DS1511+ http://www.synology.com/products/product.php?product_na... Hard Drives Western Digital Red WD30EFRX 3TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=810 Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. George More about : drobo synology recommendations ulcerdoc April 8, 2013 4:05:42 PM I have a DROBO S with 5 bays. eSATA connection. 12 TB. Never had a problem. Sometimes I wish it was faster. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDrobo FS vs LG N4B2N ForumWhich NAS to choose? Please advise... ForumSynology DS-212j desktop HDDs for RAID 1 Forum1.5 TB drive for Synology RAID5 NAS ??? ForumHELP! How to salvage data from a failed RAID1 setup (Hammer MyShare) ForumCreating a RAID 5 ForumNAS vs External HDD? ForumDIY or off-the-shelf NAS? Please help! ForumThe best file server for a Mac office? ForumThe fastest file server for a Mac office ForumWhich NAS should I buy? ForumDIY NAS build advice needed! ForumMedia playback problems on ST31500341AS? ForumHard Drives for Synology NAS ForumNeed hardware/motherboard recommendations for high-capacity NAS w/RAID ForumTime for a new build, YAY! Please take a look ForumPlease recommend me a network disk: min. 1.5TB and speedy transfer ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumNew computer 32gb msata ssd with srt and 2tb hdd help please ForumWindows 8 D-drive Problem, Tried Everything PLEASE HELP!! More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !