This is an amazing deal on a perfect Synology DiskStation DS1618+ with all the bells and whistles. Just bring your own hard drives! The included drive caddies allow for tool-less install of 3.5" HDDs but also include screws to use if you choose to install 2.5" SDDs.
The included 2x Synology 400GB NVMe M. 2 22110 SNV3500-400G SSDs are loaded into the Synology E10M20-T1 PCIe expansion slot, meaning you get an enterprise-grade SSD cache and a 10GbE RJ-45 NIC without taking up any of the six drive bays. ESATA connection allow for adding two additional expansion units for a total of 16 drives. The NAS also includes 16GB of Synology OEM RAM instead of the factory-installed 4GB RAM.A very nice upgrade, especially if you want to run VMs or take advantage of the multiple add-on packages for a robust all-in-one server. The DS1618+ itself, plus the OEM RAM, the OEM expansion card for 10GbE Ethernet and SSD Cache capability, and the dual OEM NVMe M. Get it all here for a fraction of the cost and choose your own drives. DSM screen shots for hardware and SSD usage available - just ran out of image space to post them on the listing.
Once you install your hard drives, create a storage pool, and create a volume, you can initialize the M. 2 cache drives for the volume in a RAID 1 read/write cache.
This item is in the category "Computers/Tablets & Networking\Drives, Storage & Blank Media\Hard Drives (HDD, SSD & NAS)\Network Attached Storage". The seller is "roguedis" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
2, NVME, SATA III