Compare Synology RackStation NAS RS2418+ (64GB ECC) 12-Bay 2U (64GB Synology ECC RAM) (no RAIL KIT) AND Synology NAS Expansion DX1215 12-Bay, For compatible DiskStation models


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RS2418+ (64GB ECC)
IBSY-R2418-64G
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£2,732.00 ex.VAT
£3,278.40 inc.VAT
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DX1215
IBSY-DX1215
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£769.00 ex.VAT
£922.80 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-R2418-64G
IBSY-DX1215
Brand
Synology
Synology
Series
RackStation NAS
NAS Expansion
Model
RS2418+ (64GB ECC)
DX1215
Type
12-Bay 2U (64GB Synology ECC RAM) (no RAIL KIT)
12-Bay, For compatible DiskStation models
UPC
846504001859
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
19/03/2019
04/11/2014

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
88 x 482 x 696 mm
270x300x340mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
64GB ECC
Guarantee
3yr
5yr
Processor
Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1GHz
N/A
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2455
Total Drives
12
12
Total Drives (alternate)
12
RAID
0:1:5:6:
JBOD
RAID Levels
Basic JBOD RAID 0 RAID 1 RAID 5 RAID 5+Spare RAID 6 RAID 10
Rack size
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
4X RJ45 1GbE
1X PCIe v3 x8
12X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
12X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
Internal Ports (#1)
12
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
23kg
12kg
Weight (bare)
13.22kg
9.02kg
Watts
500W
Reviews
Synology RackStation NAS

RS2418+ (64GB ECC)


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Price ex.VAT:£2,732.00
Price inc.VAT:£3,278.40





General Performance

The RS2418+ (64GB ECC) same as the DX1215 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. This model comes with new DDR4 technology random access memorty (RAM). DDR3 used to work at 800 MT/s (or Millions of Transfers per second) and some went as high as 2133. DDR4, starts at 2133 MHz. The increased speed means an overall increase in bandwidth. Unlike the DX1215 this box has the Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1GHz processor. With its ATOM processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 720P via the native MANUFACTURER apps.

About Connections

With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. 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. 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 12 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 £2,732.00.
Synology NAS Expansion

DX1215


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Price ex.VAT:£769.00
Price inc.VAT:£922.80





General Performance

The DX1215 same as the RS2418+ (64GB ECC) 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 RS2418+ (64GB ECC) this box has the N/A processor. The DX1215 RAM compared with RS2418+ (64GB ECC) 64GB ECC is clearly weaker.

About Connections


About Usage

As there are no LAN ports, you probably know this is DAS (directly attached storage) box. Sometimes more than anything we need speed! If you have chosen right drives for your DX1215 box, you can expect the best performance whilst you are editing your videos or working with graphics. Only disadvantage with DAS boxes, is data sharing capabilities, compared with NAS functionality.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite RS2418+ (64GB ECC) has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your five years of no worries manufacturer cover. This Synology is £1,963.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RS2418+ (64GB ECC).


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