DS211j Capacity question

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DS211j Capacity question

Unread post by dinelli » Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:40 pm

Hi All!

I'm on the verge of buying a DS211j, but am noticing some inconsistencies on some of the seller websites with regards to what the maximum hard disk capacity is.

One such example says "MAX 6TB" in the main product title, yet further on down the page under the technical specs section, it says storage capacity 4000GB.

As per the list of recommended/compatible hard drives in the Synology FAQ, i'm eyeing up two Western Digital WD30EZRX puppies to go in the box when it arrives, which are 3TB caviar greens that i intend to install with Raid 1, but I dont want to order them and then find out when they get here that i've spent a big pile of cash on two hard-drives that exceed the capacity of the NAS box for Raid 1.

Can anyone confirm what the official maximum capacity is for the DS211j with Raid 1?
I'd be really grateful for responses.

Many Thanks. :)


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Re: DS211j Capacity question

Unread post by HarryPotter » Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:44 pm

a RAID1 with 2x3 TB gives you 3 TB of storage.

Synology DS do not have a capacity limit. It is the currently available and tested HD that are limiting the size of storage.
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Re: DS211j Capacity question

Unread post by itsTony » Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:11 pm

Thanks to the "Search" facility, managed to get an answer I struggled to find on Google :wink:

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