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Buffalo TeraStation 5600 Six-Bay Windows Storage Server Review (Page 1)

Buffalo TeraStation 5600 Six-Bay Windows Storage Server Review

Buffalo's TeraStation is more than just a NAS - it's a Windows Storage Server with loads of features. Read on as we take a look at the 5600 WSS.

Tyler Bernath | May 5, 2014 at 9:05 pm CDT - 1 min, 23 secs time to read this page
Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Buffalo

Introduction

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Buffalo has a long history in consumer level storage solutions market. From the DriveStation to the LinkStation, they build many solutions to fit users' needs, and while simple NAS storage solutions can fit the bill for anyone looking to store their personal data, there may come a time when you want a full blown storage server in a box.

The TeraStation from Buffalo is their top-of-the-line network storage solution fit for prosumers and businesses that want the flexibility of Windows and unlimited user scaling. The TeraStation 5600 features a six-bay hot swappable design with the Intel Atom D2700 at its core and 4GB of RAM supporting.

Being a Windows Storage Server, the TeraStation 5600WSS comes with Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard installed on your selection of disks ranging in capacity from 2TB up to 4TB, which is preconfigured in a RAID 1 for the OS and RAID 5 for the storage pool. For additional connectivity, the TeraStation houses dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports on the rear of the unit along with dual Gigabit NICs.

Pricing, Availability and Specifications

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MSRP for the 12TB TeraStation 5600 WSS is listed at $2,699.99, while the 24TB model can be had for $4,199.99. Warranty is listed at three years, with an optional five-year enhanced warranty available as well.

PRICING: You can find the Buffalo TeraStation 5600 WSS for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing but can change at any time. Click the link to see the very latest pricing for the best deal.

United States: The Buffalo TeraStation 5600 WSS retails for $2,402.99 at Amazon.

Canada: The Buffalo TeraStation 5600 WSS retails for CDN$2,699.99 at Amazon Canada.

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Tyler Bernath

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Tyler Bernath

Growing up in a small farm town, tech wasn't around, unless it was in a tractor. At an early age, Tyler's parents brought home their first PC. Tyler was hooked and learned what it meant to format a HDD, spending many nights reinstalling Windows 95. Tyler's love and enthusiast nature always kept his PC nearby. Eager to get deeper into tech, he started reviewing.

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