VALUE FOR MONEY
|design||I absolutely love this new chassis. Robbie on our YouTube channel, when asked to compare it with the DS216+ case, described it as comparing the new Robocop movie with the older one. Much more modern shape and design, a good mix of sharp edges with all the curves in the right places.|
|features||On a hardware level, you are going to be hard pushed to find a better 2 bay in this price range. Only the Synology DS718+ gives you better hardware options, but at a price of just £280+ without VAT, this is hard to beat.|
|performance||Featuring a great J series CPU from intel in Dual Core and 2GB of memory, this unit can perform all of the very latest applications from synology in DSM 6.2|
|value||Synology have really turned a corner on their NAS series with this upgrade to the DS218+ flagship home two bay NAS. This is a worthy successor to the DS216+II and highly recommended.|
|design||Still features that odd removable front panel, instead of lockable trays.|
|features||Just one LAN port mans that link aggregation is not supported.|
|performance||That dual core CPU, though an x86 chip that is highly suitable as a plex media server, is just a little underwhelming for creating even a single standalone VM use.|
|value||If you reduce the size of your hard drives for this NAS by even 1TB each, you can afford the more powerful DS718+.|
The Synology DiskStation NAS DS218+ 2-Bay (2GB RAM) 8TBis Network Attached NAS Storage device. It features a Intel® Celeron® J3355 dual-core 2.0 GHz CPU and with 2GB RAM providing outstanding performance for those looking for a cost effective Network Storage option. This Synology DiskStation NAS DS218+ is backed with Synology’s 2yr limited warranty.Out of the box this NAS can handle 2 x 3.5" hard drives / SSDs, giving it a maximum capacity of 28TB via 14TB drives.
This Synology NAS includes the best Seagate hard drives to work with this box. The perfect foundation for building maximum density server to be run 24/7.
Seagate NAS drives have been rigorously tested in high read and write Network Attached Storage Environments. This results in increased performance and efficiency within your DS218+ NAS server device.
Combining Synology DiskStation NAS DS218+ and 2 Seagate hard disks will provide you with a solid, long term Storage solution.
Combining Synology DiskStation NAS DS218+ and 2 Seagate hard drives provide you compact but highly efficient Network-Attached Storage solution. Giving you the ability to share and distribute your media throughout the home and accross the internet, create Apple Time Machine backups, conduct Surveillance tasks and still furnish you with a strong Synchronisation system running in the background.
|Type||2-Bay (2GB RAM)|
|Form factor / drive height||165x108x233mm|
|Processor||Intel® Celeron® J3355 dual-core 2.0 GHz|
|CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)||1313|
|Total Drives (alternate)||2|
|RAID Levels||Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1|
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||2|
|Speed/RPM||SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)|
|External Length (mm)||300cm|
|External Width (mm)||250cm|
|External Height (mm)||200cm|
Synology DiskStation NAS DS718+ (16GB) 2-Bay (16GB Crucial RAM) - UNOFFICIAL ||
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