Does the DS1817+ support SAS drives?

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Does the DS1817+ support SAS drives?

Postby spyrule » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:27 pm

Hello,

I'm going to purchase the DS1817+ NAS, and I'm looking at the hard drives I'm going to put in it, and the only question I have is if this device supports SAS drives natively (ie: take advantage of the SAS protocol), or does it only support SATA drives?
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Re: Does the DS1817+ support SAS drives?

Postby cfuttrup » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:21 am

AFAIK it does not support SAS (aka Serial SCSI) drives, sorry.
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Re: Does the DS1817+ support SAS drives?

Postby synology_ukman » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:28 am

Website has filter for SAS drive models
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Re: Does the DS1817+ support SAS drives?

Postby cfuttrup » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:56 pm

Hi synology_ukman

I'm surprised by your answer, so to be more sure I went to the compatibility list. Here the DS1817+ offers the following TYPE options:

2.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA SSD
3.5" SATA HDD
M.2 SATA SSD

... so, if I understand correctly, there's no compatibility with SAS drives for the DS1817+ ...

Please let me know if I'm missing something.

Best regards,
Claus
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Re: Does the DS1817+ support SAS drives?

Postby synology_ukman » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:36 am

Correct
Practically no one does SAS on desktop NAS

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