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Synology logoSynology has announced a "budget friendly" four-bay NAS.

The DS414j is the Home / SOHO "j" series NAS based on a dual-core processor and include USB 3.0. The hardware platform uses a 1.2 GHz MindSpeed Comcerto 2000 SoC with 512 MB of DDR3 RAM. (A 650 MHz version of the same processor powers WD's single-bay My Cloud.)

Synology says the new NAS will hit read / write throughput of 112 and 80 MB/s, respectively.

The four bays are not hot-swappable, but support 2.5" and 3.5" hard and solid state drives up to 5 TB. Drives can be configured in multiple volumes with types including Synology Hybrid RAID, volume per drive (Basic), JBOD and RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10.

LAN connection is via a single Gigabit Ethernet port and one each USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports support addition of external drives for backup.

Synology DS414j

Synology DS414j

The DS414j runs Synology's DSM 5.0 OS, which has a broad feature set including photo, audio and video servers, DLNA streaming, QuickConnect remote access, Google Drive / Dropbox sync, Apple Time Machine backup and much more.

The DS414j will hit US stores in the "next few weeks" and list for $389.99.

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