This unit was gently used as a media server for the last year and a half. Everything works perfectly and there are no problems of any kind whatsoever.The Synology DiskStation DS918+ is the newest edition of Synologys 4-bay tower Plus Series NAS. This model offers four 3.5 bays in addition to two M.
2 NVMe slots on the bottom for caching. Networking connectivity is provided through two 1GbE ports.
The DS918+ designed for small and medium-sized businesses looking for a NAS that provides impressive performance. It also offers expandable storage capacity, allowing businesses the economical option of scaling as their business grows. The DS918+ comes equipped with the Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core Celeron processor and 4GB of RAM, expandable up to 8GB and is quoted to deliver up to 225MB/s read and 221MB/s write speeds for encrypted files via the AES-NI hardware encryption engine. Additionally, the DS918+ can concurrently transcode two channels of H.264 4K videos, making it an ideal solution for the creative professional. The DiskStation DS918+ features Synologys proprietary operating system, DiskStation Manager (DSM).
As weve mentioned several times in previous reviews, it still holds true that DSM is one of the most user-friendly operating systems currently on the market. Not only does it provide enterprise and consumer applications, making it suitable in almost any environment, its extremely simple to set up, allowing a foolproof device to even the most novice of users. Among the many applications available in DSM, there are several that are relevant for this specific model.
Video Station and Audio Station are fantastic for the creative professional, due to reasons mentioned prior. Additionally, there are many backup applications and virtualization solutions (certified to work with VMware, Windows Server 2016, Citrix, and OpenStack Cinder), provided by DSM. CPU Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz, burst up to 2.3GHz. Hardware encryption engine Yes (AES-NI) Hardware transcoding engine.Maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160). Maximum frames per second (FPS): 30.
Memory Upgraded to16 GB DDR3L SO-DIMM (maximum capacity). Compatible drive type 4 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD (4x 4TB NAS drives included) 2 x M.
2 NVMe 2280 SSD (2x 128GB SSDs included). 2 x USB 3.0 port 1 x eSATA port. Size (HxWxD) 166 x 199 x 223 mm. LAN 2 x 1GbE (RJ-45).System fan 2 (92 x 92 x 25 mm). AC input power voltage 100V to 240V AC Power frequency 50/60Hz, single phase. Operating temperature 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F). Storage temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F). Relative humidity 5% to 95% RH. Maximum operating altitude 5,000 m (16,400 ft). Networking protocol SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN , L2TP). This unit has 4 separate 4TB drives, all N300 Toshiba NAS HDD, not a single 16TB drive.
The item "Synology DiskStation DS918+ 4-Bay NAS with 16GB RAM + 2xSSD Cache + 16TB NAS HDDs" is in sale since Friday, October 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Computers/Tablets & Networking\Drives, Storage & Blank Media\Hard Drives (HDD, SSD & NAS)\Network Attached Storage". The seller is "greymystik" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.