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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new project for my friend RS1221+ equipped with 2 pools: 3x6TB in RAID5 + 1x spare (HDD) 3x4TB in RAID5 + 1x spare (HDD) 4kn (native) 4096 Bytes...
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You have a data in your old faulty HDD and you need to be sure that no one will take an opportunity to use it. So you can use several options...
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I know the 16tb is listed as supported on the Ds1618+ but some sites state the max volume size as 72tb while some sites list it as 96TB (6x16tb)...
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Hi all, Which type for an external USB DISK do you prefer a 2,5 inch or 3,5 inch for Backup purposes. What are the pro and cons of when it comes...
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Hi, Question is it possible to combine 1 SSD disk and 2 HDD disk into one SHR storage pool with one volume? At the moment I have 1x 2TB SSD into...
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I have a new 920+ and 2x16TB Ironwolf Pro drives and have noticed a constant disk activity attributed to docker containers I am running. The NAS...
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https://blocksandfiles.com/2021/06/14/toshiba-disks-get-2-gen-leg-up-from-flux-control/ New developments, let us see what the costs will be to...
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The two drives are set up as 2 p00ls SHR, btrfs Drive 1 has 3.6 TB free and Drive 2 has 3.5 TB free Drive 1 pool 1 is showing as DEGREDATED With...
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I could not resist, 2TB QVO for black friday for just 109€. Decided to just do it and see what happens. Used my second SHR (TLC 2* SSD) disk...
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I am awaiting the arrival of a 1621+ and would value advice on which upgrades would be most useful; 2x cache or extra RAM. I have a UPS. The NAS...
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Hi, anybody familiar with these Disks 8TB Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC320 (SATA) HUS728T8TALE6L4 are they suited to use in Synology NAS? (DS916+)
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Using DS416play and DS420+. my 8TO NAS (synology HAT, seagate NAS both 7200) are noise OK. Beyond , from 14to 18 TB, I have read various...
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I originally posted this in my introduction, but I was wisely advised to post in a more appropriate forum. 🙂 My usage will be for media streaming...
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I bought 3 of these drives recently for my DS920+. 1 failed within a few hours and is due to be collected today for return. I now find that a...
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Imported BB data into my data model. Some opened questions: - again their datasets contain the mess. E.g. negative values for some disk capacity...
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I realised that the HC550 is listed as compatible on the DS1618+ and not DS1621+ and synology says they've yet to test that drive. So I just want...
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For what it is worth, with even more than the usual precautions, the SSD vs HDD boot disk comparison...
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Can I use the M.2 slot in my 920+ for storage or are they only for caching? I have 1 m.2 for read cache but I'm thinking of a 2tb for more storage.
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Good afternoon all, First-ever post here so please be gentle. I currently own a Synology DS920+ (DSM 7.0-41890) which is for personal use, it...
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Just to share some SSD experiences: Next week, my first two SSD (Samsung 850 and a Sandisk Ultra) will pass the 30K hours. They are in a SHR with...
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