The new DiskStation DS1512+ from Synology boasts faster read and write speeds compared to its DS1511+ predecessor and packs an updated dual core 2.13GHz Intel Atom D2700 (32nm Cedar Trail) CPU, which should provide a little more oomph than the dated 1.8GHz Atom D525 (45nm Pineview).
These extras come at a reasonable $100 premium over last year's model, which should position the DS1512+ as a respectable contender in the current NAS market -- or so the spec sheets would have us believe. We'll take a closer look at the hardware and the recently released DiskStation Manger 4.0 software before we greet Synology's latest offering with our usual array of benchmarks.
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