HDD/SSD Discussions and Compatibility

Discuss what hard drive (HDD) or solid-state drive (SSD) will work the best with your NAS, including vendor-specific technologies and benchmarks.
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Synology has gone and done it. They have added an "incompatibility" feature to their Compatibility list. For hard drives, this seems a bit over...
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Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Solid State Drive (SSD) Read more... on official site Read more... on official site Please open a new thread...
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Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Solid State Drive (SSD) Read more... on official site Read more... on official site Please open a new...
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Read more... ....on official site Please open a new thread for comments or discussions and select the thread prefix Toshiba.
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You can start with reading of these blogs in our forum: User article - Panic around the SMR HDDs. Or just well thought out marketing (from/for...
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I have a 2 bay DS-218 which I’m upgrading to DS-923+ Im running two 6TB WD Red plus which are almost full (78%) and would definitely need to...
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Just got my DS923+ and tried to use my old Samsung 960 EVO NVMe's (tried both slots) but did not manage to create a storagepool from them. At the...
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Suggestions on external enclosure for synology backup. I currently have a DS918+ with four 6TB drives. I'm going to slow upgrade with 2 16 or 18...
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Hi, I need to replace a HDD, so I've deactivated it & now need to power off to replace the disk. "Replace a drive" instructions just say power off...
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I have decided to just put 3 new drives into my new DS920+ rather than moving the old ones over. That old nas and drives will be sold or...
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Hi experts, I am about to start my NAS journey with DS1522+. I bought three WD red Pro 18TB drives but one of them was DOA and I am waiting to get...
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Using a DS1621+ running DSM 7.1.1 how do you upgrade/replace Storage Pool 2, with two 14TB Drives, if the Storage Pool is at 99% full. Everything...
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Hi, the SITUATION is Synology embedds S.M.A.R.T. functionality into the HD-Management When a drive fails by bad sectors. SMART does in many cases...
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I have two WD20EFXR drives with similar test results. They were manufactured in 2015. Looks to me like they still have 75% of their power on life...
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Hello, I plan to buy a Synology 720+ with one (single) HDD Seagate IronWolf Pro 20 TB. Does anyone try this compatibility or have the link of...
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I would like to health test some WD20EFXR drives for use in a new DS418 or DS420. These drives are from 2015to 2017. I downloaded WD drive test...
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I think I've narrowed down my choice to a DS220+. While I think it would be cool to have 4 bays, realistically it should be years before I need...
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I just thought I would include this from the linustechtips forums. User: Neonkoala posted on August 2nd,2022 Edit the file...
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I have 4 2TB WD EFXR drives I may use in a DS418. Synology.com says they are supported on the compatibility list. My question is, could those...
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I read somewhere that it's better to leave 1 of 4 bays empty. So instead of 4x2TB =6TB, I could do 3x 3TB=6TB. Then when I need more space it's...
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I bought a USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Lay-Flat Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD to use as a Backup device. I was wondering what’s...
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I hope I'm in the right forum. I have a hard drive that at random times makes a grinding noise. am not sure which drive it is at it doesn't last...
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Greetings all. I brought a couple 8TB WD Red Plus drives on prime day to swap out some old 3TB drives and give myself a capacity boost. Alas...
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Hello, i have a DS1019+ and did my backups in the past with hyperbackup on two Seagate Backup Plus Hub (in the compatibility list of the Disk...
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I've recently purchased a new Synology RS1221+ NAS and several Seagate Exos X16 HHDs, and needed to convert them from the factory 512 byte...
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