Compare Synology RackStation NAS RS217 2-Bay 1U (512MB RAM) RAILS NOT REQUIRED


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RS217
IBSY-R217
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£355.00 ex.VAT
£426.00 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-R217
Brand
Synology
Series
RackStation NAS
Model
RS217
Type
2-Bay 1U (512MB RAM) RAILS NOT REQUIRED
ROHS
Y
Date added
05/08/2016

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
291x436x44mm
Platter size
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
RAM/Cache
512MB
Guarantee
3yr
Processor
Marvell Armada 385 88F6820 - Dual Core 1.33 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
low
Total Drives
2
Total Drives (alternate)
2
RAID
0:1:
RAID Levels
Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
Rack size
1

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X eSATA (host)
2X LAN
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
1X USB2 type A (host)
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Weight (kg)
10kg
Weight (bare)
3.46kg
Watts
21.25W
Colour
Black
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Synology RackStation NAS

RS217


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Price ex.VAT:£355.00
Price inc.VAT:£426.00





General Performance

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. It has 512MB RAM which is enough for home environments to do very simple tasks.

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 RS217 giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds.

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 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This box comes with a price tag £355.00.


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