NAS newbie - DS218+

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NAS newbie - DS218+

Unread post by mdelvecchio » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:12 pm

Hey folks,

I’m new to the NAS scene and am planning on getting the DS218+. My use cases will be Apple Time Machine, home CCTV via Amcrest POE cameras, and Plex server. I figure I’ll get the memory expansion for it to upgrade it to 6GB.

I’m just curious how long the DS218+ has been on the market? Does Synology release improved models very often? This one is about $300 USD and I want to make sure a new one isn’t just around the corner.

thanks!
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Re: NAS newbie - DS218+

Unread post by mike42dk » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:03 am

Hi

Synology don't reveal anything about new DS, until they almost are on the market.

There was a DS216+ before the DS218+, and the DS218+ came out in 2017.

So if Synology should follow that strategy, then there's not coming a DS 220+ until next yea, but you never know.

Here is a list of what processors there's inside the DS, it gives you a idea of the different models, and how often there's a new coming.

https://www.synology.com/en-global/know ... y_NAS_have
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DS 415+ DSM 6.2
2 WD red 2 TB RAID 1
2 Seagate nas 4 TB basic
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