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Synology DiskStation DS1522+

Synology DiskStation DS1522+
alaScore 95

5 reviews

Apr, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Synology DiskStation DS1522+. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and usability. Some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Synology DiskStation DS1522+ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : John R. Delaney (

Synology DiskStation DS1522+ Review


Easy to install and manage ; Highly scalable ; Quiet ; Fast file transfer performance ; Lots of ports

Expensive ; Drives not included

The Synology DiskStation DS1522+ is an excellent five-bay network attached storage (NAS) device for homes and small businesses, with speedy performance and available 10Gbps networking.

Oct, 2022

Expert review by : Cody Toombs (

Synology DiskStation DS1522+ review: Power and performance that's missing one thing


When cloud storage won't cut it, keep your files close on a NAS

Friendly and powerful web interface ; Great performance ; Extensive app ecosystem

It’s expensive, even before adding drives ; Live video transcoding is bottlenecked by the lack of a GPU

Yes, but not necessarily this one. The DS1522+ is a powerful and flexible NAS that can be a great choice, particularly for video editors and small businesses. The Ryzen R1600 CPU, especially with as much as 32GB of RAM, enables higher-than-average...

Nov, 2022

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Synology DiskStation DS1522+ review: The best five-bay NAS you should buy in 2022


The DiskStation DS1522+ is here, and while it doesn't change too much over the DS1520+, there are a few enticing upgrades on offer. The NAS is powered by AMD hardware, and it lets you easily switch to The DS1522+ delivers in the areas that matter.

Five drive bays ; Four Gigabit ports with Link Aggregation ; Class-leading DSM 7.1 software ; eSATA extensibility ; 8GB of RAM, goes up to 32GB ; Two M.2 slots for SSD caching

No 2.5 or 10 Gigabit ports out of the box ; No Plex transcoding ; Hard drive list is not as extensive as previous years

The DiskStation DS1522+ retains a familiar design and most of the features from its predecessor, but the switch to AMD hardware brings noticeable gains in real-world use. You also get an extensive feature-set and the best NAS software in DSM 7.1, and...

Aug, 2022

Expert review by : Mark Pickavance (

Synology DiskStation DS1522+ review


The first 22 series desktop NAS from Synology brings some welcome changes

AMD Ryzen power ; Toolless upgrades ; 10GbE option ; Synology DSM 7.1

Expensive ; No USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports ; Can’t use NVMe drives as storage ; Lacks 2.5GbE LAN as standard

Jul, 2022

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