Compare Synology RackStation NAS RS818+ 4-Bay 1U (2GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT), PCIe AND Synology RackStation NAS RS820+ 4-Bay 1U (2GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT), PCIe


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RS818+

IBSY-R818P
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£757.00 ex.VAT
£908.40 inc.VAT
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RS820+
IBSY-R820P
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£793.00 ex.VAT
£951.60 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-R818P
IBSY-R820P
Brand
Synology
Synology
Series
RackStation NAS
RackStation NAS
Model
RS818+
RS820+
Type
4-Bay 1U (2GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT), PCIe
4-Bay 1U (2GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT), PCIe
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
21/12/2017
29/08/2019

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
480x493x44mm
480x493x44mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
2GB
2GB DDR4
Guarantee
3yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Atom C2538 Quad Core 2.4GHz
Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2085
2455
Total Drives
4
4
Total Drives (alternate)
4
4
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels
Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
Rack size
1
1

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X eSATA (host)
4X LAN
1X PCIe v2 x8
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
1X eSATA (host)
4X RJ45 1GbE
1X PCIe v3 x8
4X SATA 3.5
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
12kg
12kg
Weight (bare)
6.21kg
6.4kg
Watts
100W
150W
Reviews
Synology RackStation NAS

RS818+


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Price ex.VAT:£757.00
Price inc.VAT:£908.40



General Performance

The RS818+ same as the RS820+ 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 RS820+ this box has the Intel Atom C2538 Quad Core 2.4GHz processor. With its 2.4GHZ processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 1080P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Another key difference between the RS820+ is RAM. RS818+ arrives with 2GB RAM. The RS818+ 2GB RAM compared with RS820+ 2GB DDR4 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. There is one eSATA port on RS818+ 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 4 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 £36.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RS820+.
Synology RackStation NAS

RS820+


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compare image ico RS820+compare image ico RS820+
Price ex.VAT:£793.00
Price inc.VAT:£951.60





General Performance

The RS820+ same as the RS818+ 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 RS818+ 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. Another key difference between the RS818+ is RAM. RS820+ arrives with 2GB DDR4 RAM. Size of 2GB DDR4 makes RS820+ the best regards to RAM capacity.

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. There is one eSATA port on RS820+ 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 4 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 £793.00.


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