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|design||It is very interesting to see what Synology have done with the design on the DS3018xs. They have a very well known chassis design and rather than making a completely new one (as QNAP have been known to do with new product ranges and series) they have created a chassis almost identical to previous diskstation NAS, but this one is wider and can hold 6x HDD or SSD. This makes it look very similar to the DS1517+ and DS1517+ - But this one is so, so much more powerful!|
|features||This is possibly the most powerful Synology Diskstation NAS ever made (with the possible exception of the DS3617xs). It can do ANYTHING that you need a NAS to perform. However the features and abilities of this device do not stop internally. This unit arrives with a 5 Year Warranty and the SRS - Synology Replacement Service. That means that If you have a hardware issue during the first years of you owning it, they will send a fast replacement. Likewise the 5 year warranty is a huge bonus for business users.|
|performance||Thanks to a Intel D and DDR4 ECC Memory, this unit performs insanely well. Plus the unit has a PCIe slot for adding upgrade cards - this means that file operations and iOps are can be made incredibly high. This is truly the NAS to beat|
|value||It is really hard to fault the Synology DS3018xs - it is seemingly the NAS that is teh evolution of everything Synology have done in the past 5 years. Almost every industry standard (software and hardware) have been exceeded on this unit. This is easily in the top 10 NAS of 2017 and 2018|
|design||Still no LCD panel.|
|features||Fantastic features that push the boundaries of the DSM software - however the CPU at this time has not been hugely bench tested outside of the NAS, so hard to know it's full potential at this time.|
|performance||I know it is a silly complaint - but the lack of any kind of non-network access (such as Thunderbolt or Direct attached access like that of the QNAP TVS-673)|
|value||The price will definitely put the more budget buyer off|
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The Synology DiskStation NAS DS3018xs 6-Bay, 4x 1GbE, PCIe (8GB RAM) 60TBis Network Attached NAS Storage device. It features a Intel Pentium D1508 Dual Core 2.2 GHz 2.2 (base) / 2.6 (turbo) GHz CPU and with 8GB RAM providing outstanding performance for those looking for a cost effective Network Storage option. This Synology DiskStation NAS DS3018xs is backed with Synology’s 5yr limited warranty.Out of the box this NAS can handle 6 x 3.5" hard drives / SSDs, giving it a maximum capacity of 96TB via 16TB 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 DS3018xs NAS server device.
Combining Synology DiskStation NAS DS3018xs and 6 Seagate hard disks will provide you with a solid, long term Network-Attached Storage solution ranging from simply media file access, Apple Time Machine, complex Surveillance and Synchronisation abilities, as well as the utilization of VMware and ISCSI.
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|Type||6-Bay, 4x 1GbE, PCIe (8GB RAM)|
|Form Factor / Drive Height||?|
|Processor||Intel Pentium D1508 Dual Core 2.2 GHz 2.2 (base) / 2.6 (turbo) GHz|
|CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)||3813|
|Total Drives (alternate)||6|
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||6|
|USB3||USB3 type A (host)||External||3|
|Speed/RPM||6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)|
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