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Average rating
  • Score 4.6/5
    Review score 4.6 out of 5 stars
    4.6 / 5 stars
    9.3/10
  • Score 4.6/5
    Review score 4.6 out of 5 stars
    4.6 / 5 stars
    9.2/10
  • Score 4.6/5
    Review score 4.6 out of 5 stars
    4.6 / 5 stars
    9.2/10
  • Score 4.4/5
    Review score 4.4 out of 5 stars
    4.4 / 5 stars
    8.8/10
  • Score 0/5
    Review score 0 out of 5 stars
    0 / 5 stars
    0/10
Energy consumption
  • Score 5/5
    Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
Installation
  • Score 5/5
    Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
Software
  • Score 5/5
    Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
Speed
  • Score 5/5
    Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
Most helpful review
  • Score 5/5
    Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
    "Zware investering, maar totally worth it!"

Product number
  • 794609
  • 739943
  • 794570
  • 823070
  • 790593
Manufacturer code
  • DS718+
  • RS217
  • DS218+
  • TS-253Be-2G
  • AS6302T
Brand
  • Synology
  • Synology
  • Synology
  • QNAP
  • Asustor
Warranty
  • 3 years
  • 2 years
  • 2 years
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
Warranty type
  • Carry-in warranty
  • Carry-in warranty
  • Carry-in warranty
  • Carry-in warranty
  • Carry-in warranty

Number of hard drive bays
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
Internal RAM
  • 2 GB
  • 512 MB
  • 2 GB
  • 2 GB
  • 2 GB
Total number of RAM slots
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
Integrated hard drive
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • No
Suitable for hard drive size
  • 2.5-inch, 3.5 inches
  • 3.5 inches
  • 3.5 inches
  • 2.5-inch, 3.5 inches
  • 3.5 inches
Cache memory
  • 0 MB
  • 512 MB
  • 0 MB
  • 0 MB
  • 0 MB
SATA connector type
  • S-ATA (III)
  • S-ATA (III)
  • S-ATA (III)
  • N/A
  • S-ATA (III)
RAID
  • JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+spare, RAID 6, Synology Hybrid RAID
  • JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, Synology Hybrid RAID
  • JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Hot spare, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
  • JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1

NAS functions
  • Backup server, Download server, FTP server, Media server, Photo server, Surveillance station, VPN server, Web server
  • Backup server, Download server, Media server, Photo server, Print server, Surveillance station, VPN server, Web server
  • Backup server, Download server, FTP server, Media server, Photo server, Surveillance station, VPN server, Web server
  • Backup server, Download server, FTP server, Media server, Photo server, Print server, Surveillance station, VPN server, Web server
  • Backup server, Download server, FTP server, Media server, Photo server, Print server, Surveillance station, VPN server, Web server
NAS application center
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
DLNA
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
UPnP AV support
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
FTP server
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
On/off switch
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
Kensington lock
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
Apple Time Machine support
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Chromecast support
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Maximum number of simultaneous users
  • More than 10
  • More than 10
  • More than 10
  • More than 10
  • Less than 10
Number of IP camera licenses included
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • None
  • 4
Plex support
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
Plex support type
  • 4K (Ultra HD) (2160p), Full HD (1080p), HD Ready (720p), SD (480p)
  • 4K (Ultra HD) (2160p), Full HD (1080p), HD Ready (720p), SD (480p)
  • HD Ready (720p), SD (480p)
Automatic switch on/off
  • No
  • No
  • No
Suitable for IFTTT
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • No
Recommended for use
  • Making a backup, Media streaming, Save photos and videos
  • Making a backup, Personal cloud, Save photos and videos
  • Making a backup, Media streaming, Save photos and videos
  • Making a backup, Save photos and videos

Best tested
  • No
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • No

LACP Link aggregation
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes
iSCSI support
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
Thunderbolt connector
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • No
Number of female standard USB-A ports
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 5
  • 3
Female standard USB-A port version
  • 3.0
  • 2.0, 3.0
  • 3.0
  • 2.0
Connection type
  • Wired
  • Wired
  • Wired
  • Wired
Ethernet speed
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mbps)
Number of ethernet ports
  • 2
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 2
Bluetooth
  • No
  • No

Processor
  • Intel Celeron
  • Marvell Armada
  • Intel Celeron
  • Intel Celeron
  • Intel Celeron
Processor brand
  • Intel
  • Marvell
  • Intel
  • Intel
  • Intel
Processor family
  • Celeron
  • ARMADA
  • Celeron
  • Celeron
  • Celeron
Processor code name
  • Celeron
  • ARMADA
  • Celeron
  • Celeron
  • Apollo Lake
Processor cores
  • Quad-Core (4)
  • Dual-core (2)
  • Dual-core (2)
  • Quad-Core (4)
  • Dual-core (2)
Clock speed
  • 1,5 GHz
  • 1,33 GHz
  • 2 GHz
  • 1,5 GHz
  • 2 GHz
Turbo speed
  • 2,3 GHz
  • 1,33 GHz
  • 2,5 GHz
  • 2,3 GHz
  • 2,5 GHz

Depth
  • 23,2 cm
  • 29,55 cm
  • 23,2 cm
  • 22,5 cm
  • 23 cm
Width
  • 10,35 cm
  • 47,94 cm
  • 10,35 cm
  • 10,2 cm
  • 10,8 cm
Height
  • 15,7 cm
  • 4,4 cm
  • 16,5 cm
  • 16,6 cm
  • 16,35 cm
Type NAS
  • Upright
  • Rackmount
  • Upright
  • Upright
  • Upright
Color
  • Black
  • Black
  • Black
  • Black
  • Black
Weight
  • 1,74 kg
  • 3,46 kg
  • 1,3 kg
  • 1,66 kg
  • 2 kg