Compare Synology DiskStation NAS DS1019+ (16GB) 5-Bay, 2x 1GbE, NVMe (16GB non-Synology RAM Kit) AND Synology DiskStation NAS DS1019+ 5-Bay, 2x 1GbE, NVMe (8GB RAM)


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DS1019+ (16GB)
IBSY-1019P16
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£609.00 ex.VAT
£730.80 inc.VAT
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DS1019+
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£551.00 ex.VAT
£661.20 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-1019P16
IBSY-1019P
Brand
Synology
Synology
Series
DiskStation NAS
DiskStation NAS
Model
DS1019+ (16GB)
DS1019+
Type
5-Bay, 2x 1GbE, NVMe (16GB non-Synology RAM Kit)
5-Bay, 2x 1GbE, NVMe (8GB RAM)
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
09/10/2018
21/05/2018

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
?
?
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
16GB
8GB
Guarantee
3yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz)
Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz)
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2153
2153
Total Drives
5
5
Total Drives (alternate)
5
5
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:6:

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X eSATA
2X RJ45 1GbE
2X M.2 NVMe
5X SATA 3.5
2X USB3 type A (host)
1X eSATA
2X RJ45 1GbE
2X M.2 NVMe
5X SATA 3.5
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
4kg
4kg
Weight (bare)
2.54kg
2.54kg
Reviews
Synology DiskStation NAS

DS1019+ (16GB)


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Price ex.VAT:£609.00
Price inc.VAT:£730.80





General Performance

The DS1019+ (16GB) same as the DS1019+ is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new to Network Attached Storage are advised to go for the Synology. Same as the DS1019+ this box has the Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz) processor. Another key difference between the DS1019+ is RAM. DS1019+ (16GB) arrives with 16GB RAM. The DS1019+ (16GB) 16GB RAM compared with DS1019+ 8GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

There are two LAN ports on this box, making it a good home or small business NAS as you can utilise Link Aggregation and Failover support. Two USB3 ports on this Synology is offering you up to 5Gb/s transfer speeds of external devices. It is fast enough to get your files through fairly quickly with this speed and make backing up with an external drive or Apple Time Machine a quick and easy process. There is one eSATA port on DS1019+ (16GB) giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds. Sometimes when your business grows, you might consider getting a box with expansion capabilities. With this box you have all opportunities to do so. You might want to contact one of our tech guys to find out more.

About Usage

With 5 bay unit you are having additional advantages. You can choose from number of RAID solutions to set up. There could be RAID that saves your data even if one of the drives fail so you can still recover your data. This would be slightly more safe option to keep your data. Besides you can still access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet. You may install Plex Media Server on this box. Plex lets you easily create a feature rich and practical home media playback system. Some boxes offer real time transcoding functionality. That let you stream your media hustle free, based on your device speed or screen size. Please contact us to find transcoding compatibility list.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £609.00.
Synology DiskStation NAS

DS1019+


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Our Review: 5/5
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Price ex.VAT:£551.00
Price inc.VAT:£661.20



8.5

OVERALL

DESIGN rating score 9.00

FEATURES rating score 9.00

PERFORMANCE rating score 8.00

VALUE FOR MONEY
rating score 8.00
Synology DS1019+ PROS

designUsing a very similar chassis to the DS918+, the DS1019+ gives you 5 bays of storage in a much more compact chassis that the DS1517+. Additionally the unit manages to give you all the ports, features and connections that you would expect - despite it's modest size. Plus hotswappable+lockable drive trays are a bonus too! Lastly, the cherry on the cake is the 2x NVMe slots subtly hidden in the base. Lots of functionality, all hidden in a small case.
featuresThere are not many modern applications in NAS that the DS1019+ cannot do. Supporting the very latest version of DSM 6.2 and all the first and third party applications that are on the software from Synology. You will only really hit limitations if you are looking at a NAS that can edit large media live (photo-video editors) or want to achieve upload/download above 200MB/s. Even then, internal Read/Write will be excellent and can be further improved by installing two NVMe SSD drives in a RAID 1 environment.
performanceGreat performance inside and out, thanks to that Intel J3455 Quad Core CPU and Memory that can be expanded all the way upto 8GB (or 16GB unofficially). Additionally, this device will functon exceptionally well as a Plex Media Server, surveillance platform, backup server and supports transcoding of 1080p and 4K of upto 2 streams at once. If you want to really push it, then add the SSD Media to the NVMe slots and really watch those IOPs go crazy!
valueFor 5 Bay NAS, you are getting an awful lot of bang for your buck. It is not the cheapest unit in the Synology flagship series, but it is still fantastic value for all this hardware, 3 years of warranty and constant updates. Buy this NAS if you want a good, solid amount of RAID storage and want to stay on top of your NAS needs in years to come.
Synology DS1019+ CONS

designThe plastic chassis may put some users off who were used to the metal case on the DS1517+ previously.
featuresOnly 2x RJ45 LAN and a lack of PCIe slot/10Gbe may limit some users looking to switch to 10G in their network or point to point editing in the near future.
performanceOnce again, the lack of 10Gbe potential and just the two LANs mean that the speeds you get on DAY 1 externally, will not go any higher as the years go by.
valueThe DS918+ NAS, which features 4 drives, is still lower in price than this device and with near enough identical specifications. Those on a tight budget may well want to go for the 4 bay DS918+ and spend the money saved on an extra Terabyte of storage.



General Performance

The DS1019+ same as the DS1019+ (16GB) is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new to Network Attached Storage are advised to go for the Synology. Same as the DS1019+ (16GB) this box has the Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz) processor. Another key difference between the DS1019+ (16GB) is RAM. DS1019+ arrives with 8GB RAM. The DS1019+ 8GB RAM compared with DS1019+ (16GB) 16GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

There are two LAN ports on this box, making it a good home or small business NAS as you can utilise Link Aggregation and Failover support. Two USB3 ports on this Synology is offering you up to 5Gb/s transfer speeds of external devices. It is fast enough to get your files through fairly quickly with this speed and make backing up with an external drive or Apple Time Machine a quick and easy process. There is one eSATA port on DS1019+ giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds. Sometimes when your business grows, you might consider getting a box with expansion capabilities. With this box you have all opportunities to do so. You might want to contact one of our tech guys to find out more.

About Usage

With 5 bay unit you are having additional advantages. You can choose from number of RAID solutions to set up. There could be RAID that saves your data even if one of the drives fail so you can still recover your data. This would be slightly more safe option to keep your data. Besides you can still access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet. You may install Plex Media Server on this box. Plex lets you easily create a feature rich and practical home media playback system. Some boxes offer real time transcoding functionality. That let you stream your media hustle free, based on your device speed or screen size. Please contact us to find transcoding compatibility list.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This Synology is £58.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit DS1019+ (16GB).


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