Synology DiskStation DS213j 2 Bay Network Storage Device Review

This model has been replaced by the new Synology DiskStation DS218j reviewed HERE.

When looking for products that can are promising when it comes to functions related to file sharing and storage, the Synology Disk Station DS213j can prove to be one of the best options that can be possibly taken into account.

In the absence of dedicated IT support, which is impossible for small businesses with a shortage of financial resources, this piece of equipment will be a reliable gadget to have.

This can provide you Synology DS213j DiskStation Network Storagewith the opportunity to manage large amount of data, in a way that is effective and secured.

Its high performance has been highly commended, which makes it easier to understand why it is popular.

Synology DS213j Features

Among other things, one of the most important benefits of using this NAS device is that it has the Smart Energy Management feature.

The latter is responsible for the energy efficiency that it can deliver. This is made possible by the presence of a 92mm fan that provides the cooling mechanism that is necessary to prevent using a lot of energy in its functioning.

Another thing that makes this product benefit is that it will allow you to have the files easily accessed, regardless of the time and location.

It has QuickConnect and EZ-Internet configurations that will allow the users to exert minimal effort in having it set to enjoy NAS, even in times last expected.

The DS213j  2 disk storage device is also known for the safety of the data that is managed by such. This is an essential thing, especially if the files are confidential and if it is meant only for the intended users.

The 24/7 Download Portal can also be beneficial, mainly because it provides the opportunity to download a variety of content anytime. The best thing is that the downloaded material will be fed directly to its storage.


  • CPU Frequency: Single Core 1.2 GHz
  • System Memory: 512 MB DDR3
  • Maximum Internal Capacity: 8 TB
  • External Ports: 2 USB 2.0
  • Size: 165 x 100 x 226 mm
  • Weight: .91 kg


Synology DS 213jIf you read the reviews about this model, it can be easily seen that one of the most important reasons on why it is a common option for many people is its ease of use.

The installation and configuration is a snap to accomplish, which can be done by just following the comprehensive instructions that have been provided.

It is also common for its users to commend the data speed. This may not be the fastest within the product category, but it can deliver exactly what has been identified with the specifications. Users of such were no longer surprised with how it can meet their expectations when it comes to its functionality.

Other things that can be attributed as reasons for the high level of satisfaction of its users include its ability to control UPS, having a mobile app that offers flexibility regarding how it can be managed, having a download manager, and its affordable price tag.

The latter is perhaps one that separates it from many others. In spite of its price, many people have reported that they are in awe of how it functions.


In spite of the kind words that have been expressed by its users, it is undeniable that there were also some areas of dissatisfaction.

Just like many other products on the market, this is not perfect. For instance, there were some who did not like the long time that will be required on the part of the user when it comes to re-indexing files.

You should also check out our Synology DS213+ review.