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|design||With a newly created chassis released with improved ventilation, but still managing to keep compact (even introducing new hardware inside) this is by FAR the best Synology design yet. A welcome improvement to the old DS916+ chassis.|
|features||The Synology DS918+ NAS will do it all. If you need a NAS to watch and transcode 4K, Run several VMs, Apple time machine backups, host a plex media server, run an itunes server, run a business from, run surveillance cameras over the network, provide a CRM and CMS system, as well as host several websites - The DS918+ is the NAS server for you|
|performance||Easily one of the best performing Synology NAS devices available for home and small business users. Also if the default hardware isn't enough, this is the easiest to upgrade, featuring RAM upgrades and NVMe slots|
|value||This could possible be the best NAS of the year. We still have a couple of months before we can truly decide, but for this price and the HUGE amount of software and hardware option in the price threshold make it irresistible.|
|design||The two rear fans, though fully controllable, cannot be completely switched off and this may annoy some people. However any noise they make on their lowest setting is still lower than the HDD you have installed.|
|features||Although it can do many of these tasks at once, if you need to do ALL of them at once, you will need a solid Intel Xeon at the least.|
|performance||Only fault I can find is that there is no 8GB Default version available to buy, as you found with the DS918+ (8GB).|
|value||It is a shame that there is no 8-Bay option with this hardware - as the DS1817+ is rather disappointing by Comparison|
The Synology DiskStation NAS DS918+ 4-Bay (4GB RAM) 4TBis Network Attached NAS Storage device. It features a Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz) CPU and with 4GB RAM providing outstanding performance for those looking for a cost effective Network Storage option. This Synology DiskStation NAS DS918+ is backed with Synology’s 3yr limited warranty.Out of the box this NAS can handle 4 x 3.5" hard drives / SSDs, giving it a maximum capacity of 64TB via 16TB drives.
Included with this Synology NAS are WD hard disks. Network Attached Storage Class drives are the perfect choice for constant, 24h hours a day, 7 days a week, Read and Write operations.
WD NAS drives are the industry choice for NAS devices as they improve performance and capability within your DS918+ NAS server unit.
Combining Synology DiskStation NAS DS918+ and 4 WD 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||4-Bay (4GB RAM)|
|Form Factor / Drive Height||166x199x223 mm|
|Processor||Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz)|
|CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)||2153|
|Total Drives (alternate)||4|
|USB3||USB3 type A (host)||External||2|
|Speed/RPM||SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)|
Synology DiskStation NAS DS1618+ (16GB) 6-Bay, 4x 1GbE, PCIe (16GB non-Synology RAM) ||
Synology DiskStation NAS DS1618+ (8GB) 6-Bay, 4x 1GbE, PCIe (8GB Synology RAM) ||
Synology DiskStation NAS DS1618+ (32GB) 6-Bay, 4x 1GbE, PCIe (32GB non-Synology RAM) ||
Synology DiskStation NAS DS1819+ (16GB) 8-Bay, 4x 1GbE, PCIe (16GB non-Synology RAM) ||
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