Compare Synology RackStation NAS RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (64GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT) AND Synology RackStation NAS RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) 16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (32GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT)


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RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)
IBSY-R2818P-64G
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£3,384.00 ex.VAT
£4,060.80 inc.VAT
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RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC)
IBSY-R4017-32G
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£4,423.00 ex.VAT
£5,307.60 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-R2818P-64G
IBSY-R4017-32G
Brand
Synology
Synology
Series
RackStation NAS
RackStation NAS
Model
RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)
RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC)
Type
16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (64GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT)
16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (32GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT)
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
19/03/2019
17/05/2019

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
132.3 x 482 x 656.5 mm
132 x 482 x 656 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
64GB ECC
32GB ECC
Guarantee
3yr
5yr
Processor
Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1 GHz
Intel Xeon D-1541 8-Core 2.1 - 2.7 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2455
11333
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
16
16
Total Drives (alternate)
16
16
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels
Basic JBOD RAID 0 RAID 1 RAID 5 RAID 5+Spare RAID 6 RAID 10
Rack size
3
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
4X LAN
16X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
2X RJ45 10GbE
4X RJ45 1GbE
16X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
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)
28kg
27kg
Weight (bare)
17.4kg
17.4kg
Watts
138.1W
136.4W
Reviews
Synology RackStation NAS

RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)


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Price ex.VAT:£3,384.00
Price inc.VAT:£4,060.80





General Performance

The RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) same as the RS4017xs+ (32GB 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. 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 RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) this box has the Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1 GHz processor. With its ATOM processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 720P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Another key difference between the RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) is RAM. RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) arrives with 64GB ECC RAM. The RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 64GB ECC RAM compared with RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) 32GB ECC is clearly weaker.

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 16 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 £1,039.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC).
Synology RackStation NAS

RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC)


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Price ex.VAT:£4,423.00
Price inc.VAT:£5,307.60





General Performance

The RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) same as the RS2818RP+ (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. 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 RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) this box has the Intel Xeon D-1541 8-Core 2.1 - 2.7 GHz processor. This box has Xeon processor. These processors usually are used in solutions where you cannot afford even shortest downtime. They usually come with biggest cache size. If processor comes with ECC (Error detection and correction) technology, it prevents server ever to go offline. Useful for accounting or bidding systems with no place for error. Another key difference between the RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) is RAM. RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) arrives with 32GB ECC RAM. The RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) 32GB ECC RAM compared with RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 64GB ECC is clearly weaker.

About Connections

With six 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 16 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.

PLEX TRANSCODING


This NAS feature Intel Xeon D-1541 8-Core 2.1 - 2.7 GHz processor which will let you transcode videos on the PLEX. This will allow you to watch videos remotely from anywhere you can connect to the internet. The i3 CPU will transcode all HD and Full HD videos including quite few 4K videos. The i5 and i7 will pretty much transcode any video you want. The difference will be the number of simultaneous streams. The i7 obviously can cope with more streams than i5.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your five years of no worries manufacturer cover. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £4,423.00.


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