Compare Synology DiskStation NAS DS218+ (6GB) 2-Bay (2GB + 4GB Synology RAM) AND Synology NVR Server NVR1218 2-Bay, HDMI, 4x Camera License


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DS218+ (6GB)
IBSY-218P6
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£295.00 ex.VAT
£354.00 inc.VAT
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NVR1218
IBSY-NVR1218
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£199.00 ex.VAT
£238.80 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-218P6
IBSY-NVR1218
Brand
Synology
Synology
Series
DiskStation NAS
NVR Server
Model
DS218+ (6GB)
NVR1218
Type
2-Bay (2GB + 4GB Synology RAM)
2-Bay, HDMI, 4x Camera License
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
09/11/2017
30/05/2017

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
165x108x233mm
165x100x225mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
6GB
1GB
Guarantee
2yr
3yr
Processor
Intel® Celeron® J3355 dual-core 2.0 GHz
NVR SoC dual-core 1.0Ghz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
1313
Total Drives
2
2
Total Drives (alternate)
2
2
RAID
0:1:
0:1:
RAID Levels
Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
0X eSATA (host)
1X LAN
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
1X HDMI
1X LAN
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB2 type A (host)
1X 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)
2.5kg
1.9kg
Weight (bare)
1.3kg
0.9kg
Reviews
Synology DiskStation NAS

DS218+ (6GB)


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Price ex.VAT:£295.00
Price inc.VAT:£354.00





General Performance

The DS218+ (6GB) same as the NVR1218 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. Unlike the NVR1218 this box has the Intel® Celeron® J3355 dual-core 2.0 GHz processor. Another key difference between the NVR1218 is RAM. DS218+ (6GB) arrives with 6GB RAM. The DS218+ (6GB) 6GB RAM compared with NVR1218 1GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

There is one LAN port on this box, making it a simple home NAS. 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 two bay unit you are having additional advantages. You may choose your box to be set up as JBOD, RAID0 or RAID1. RAID 0 would be good for non-critical storage of data when you need it to read and written at high speeds. It could give you good performance. 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 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £295.00.
Synology NVR Server

NVR1218


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Price ex.VAT:£199.00
Price inc.VAT:£238.80





General Performance

The NVR1218 same as the DS218+ (6GB) 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. Unlike the DS218+ (6GB) this box has the NVR SoC dual-core 1.0Ghz processor. Another key difference between the DS218+ (6GB) is RAM. NVR1218 arrives with 1GB RAM. The NVR1218 1GB RAM compared with DS218+ (6GB) 6GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

At the back of the box you will find HDMI port which will let you connect it to TV or monitor. In this case you are not limited to network speeds. You might be interested in audio output ports. With NVR1218 you can build a personal karaoke system with high-quality audio output. There is one LAN port on this box, making it a simple home NAS. One USB3 port 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. 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 two bay unit you are having additional advantages. You may choose your box to be set up as JBOD, RAID0 or RAID1. RAID 0 would be good for non-critical storage of data when you need it to read and written at high speeds. It could give you good performance. Besides you can still access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite DS218+ (6GB) has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your three years of no worries manufacturer cover. This Synology is £96.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit DS218+ (6GB).


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