HDD/SSD Recommendation

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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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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I've got a server (not a "nas") that has some age on the internal drives. This "server" is a windows computer that is on 24/7 and pretty much runs...
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I would like to buy the Synology DS1821+ or DS1621+ and run 6 x Toshiba MG07ACA14TE in Raid 6. The Toshiba MG07ACA14TE is currently the cheapest...
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Help required - Have 2 x 18TB Seagate iron wolf pro drives in a DS 1817+ they are setup as a Raid 1, within the synology unit it knows it as a...
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Not sure if this is a problem….I previously purchased 10 TB Exos X10s for my DS418j as they were on the list for that model I just purchased 3...
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Hello, I have a DS415, DSM 6.2, 4HD 3TB WD RED and now it is running out of space. I am using Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR)(with data protection for...
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At present, the Synology HAT5300-16T hard disk drive appears in the Synology Products Compatibility List for only a subset of DiskStation NAS...
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Taking advantage of the Prime Sale, I ordered a 920+ to replace my 5 year old 215J..... I failed though in looking more closely when I ordered...
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I bought 2 DS720+ where one will replicated by an offsite snapshot sync. This will be a backup system with mostly write, except in a DR...
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Hi All. My first post on this forum and it's clear that some of the acronyms and technology have moved on since I last had to think about this...
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New 1621+ coming in a couple days and I’m trying to figure out which HDD’s to use and which RAID configuration. It’s replacing an old DS412+ with...
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Hi, I have a 2T Fantom external hard drive used for a few years. It was good, but just can't be recognized today. The phenomenon is: My laptop's...
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Hi, I have a DS920+ with two Exos 10 tb drives in raid 1. I'm considering adding more storage in another raid 1 and was wondering if anyone has...
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Upgrading my 220J with 1 WD Red 12TB to a 920+ Plan is to buy 3 WD 4tb Red Plus and build a SHR-1 or RAID5 array, this would be for 2 users...
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The Q1 statistics are in. For the first time, SSD are included, In the first looks, SSD appear to be 10-20 times more reliable than HDD (with a...
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I have two old internal drives that I would like to transfer to a big external drive. I also have a WD external drive that died (shocking, eh?)...
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Hi All, New to forum and good to see the active discussions. Replaced my dead DS415+ last night with a DS920+. All good but now thinking that it...
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In recent months, Synology has demonstrated how they want to fight for the enterprise segment: - new DSM7 demo and Beta - new enterprise level...
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