November 3, 2017

Synology DiskStation DS3018xs (5 years warranty) Powerful 6-bay NAS

Synology DiskStation DS3018xs

Powerful 6-bay NAS designed for work-intensive businesses

High-performance NAS server with scaling flexibility

Powered by a dual-core processor with AES-NI hardware encryption engine, Synology DiskStation DS3018xs is a brand new 6-bay NAS that comes with a PCIe slot and can be installed with a 10GbE network interface card or a dual M.2 SSD adapter card. SSD cache support enhances network speeds and boosts performance, allowing DS3018xs to meet data-intensive requirements.

CPU

Dual-core Turbo Boost up to 2.6 GHz

Memory

8GB DDR4 ECC RAM, up to 32GB

Ultra Performance

2,231 MB/s reading, 265,000 sequential IOPS reading

Scalability

Up to 30 drives with two DX1215

 

Synology’s 5-year limited warranty provides hardware replacement and technical support via email and telephone services, maximizing your enterprises’ return on investment.

 

Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Intel Pentium D1508
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Dual Core 2.2 GHz 2.2 (base) / 2.6 (turbo) GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
Memory
System Memory 8 GB DDR4 ECC SO-DIMM
Memory Module Pre-installed 8GB (1 x 8GB)
Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Expandable up to 32 GB (16 GB x 2)
Storage
Drive Bays 6
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 30
Compatible Drive Type*(See all supported drives)
  • 3.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 72 TB (12 TB drive x 6) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 360 TB (12 TB drive x 30) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size
  • 200 TB (32GB RAM required, for RAID 5 or RAID 6 groups only)
  • 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive
Notes
  • “Compatible drive type” indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
  • The maximum single volume size is not directly related to the maximum raw capacity. (Learn more)
  • Expansion of the internal volume is only supported if the combined single volume size does not exceed the maximum limit of 108TB or 200TB if upgraded to 32GB RAM or more.
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 3
Expansion Port 2
PCIe
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen3 x8 slot (x8 link)
Add-in-card support
Notes DS3018xs with M2D17 can only support M.2 SATA SSD. M.2 NVMe/AHCI PCIe SSD is not supported.