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    SSDs Cache for DS720+ worth it?

    Good day all - I am a new home-user of a Synology DS720+ and I am reaching out in hopes to find recommendations about configuring SSD cache. My current set-up and use: (2) 4TB HDD Seagate IronWolf drives in RAID1 and (1) Seagate IronWolf 510 M.2 SSD configured as read-only cache. The NAS is...
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    SSD-only array: JBOD vs RAID

    Hi everyone, As a Christmas present to myself :p, I've ordered a DS620slim with 3 x 4TB WD Red SA500 SSDs in order to retire my DS216+II as a backup NAS. I'm really looking forward to the almost-silence and the performance gain, but am a bit unsure on how to configure the volume. Let me...
  3. dminches

    SSD Cache for DS920+

    Is it better to use 1 larger m.2, let's say 500GB, than 2 smaller ones? I have 2 256 GB Sabrents which I can use or I can buy a single 512.
  4. aGraphicz

    Repair degraded Storage Pool with dead SSD using an HDD

    Hi So long story short: I have a DS920+ with 4 SSDs in. All of them are 1.92TB. I am using SHR. One of the SSD died for the 3rd time so I will replace it. I don't have another SSD right now but I have a 16TB HDD. Can I use it to repair the Storage Pool and then remove/deactivate it so it does...
  5. aGraphicz

    New SSD has degraded during night

    Hi I got yesterday a new SSD (Iron Wolf 110) and I used it to expand my Storage Pool. Yesterday after the installation was fine and was working properly. This morning I arrived in the office and the Syno was beeping and I got an error that the new Drive failed. I have a Synology DS920+. When...
  6. jono

    How well does an SSD Cache work?

    I’m thinking of buying a couple of NVMe disks to use for cache in my DS1019+, and wondered what other people’s experiences are with them? I remember reading in the past that cache disks on DSM6 don’t (or didn’t) work particularly well, but should be improved in DSM7. But it was quite a while...
  7. AlexS

    SSD for cache and ram upgrade recommendations for DS920+

    Hey all, I'm new on here and have purchased a DS920+ and awaiting for it to be delivered so i thought i'd get the rest of the upgrades that i need in the meantime. Just wanting to buy 2 SSD's for Cache and was looking at the Samsung 970 EVO Plus 250GB M.2 NVMe and was wondering if anyone could...
  8. aGraphicz

    DS920+: best raid option with 4 SSDs of 1.92TB

    Hi Tomorrow I should receive the Ironwolf 110 SSDs for my brand new DS920+. In the specific I will receive 4 SSD of 1.92TB (so a total of 7.68TB). Which kind of raid do you suggest me to do? Our goals are performances (we are a small business with 7 employees) and a good backup solution (this...
  9. aGraphicz

    DS920+ for a small/medium advertising agency

    Hi :) We are an advertising agency with 7 employees and we would like to switch to a NAS System from Synology, in the specific the DS920+. We mostly work on InDesign and Photoshop/Illustrator files and sometimes on some video animations (so no 4k videos). According to our budget we can...
  10. RoCaRay

    SSD Volume vs. HDD Volume with NVMe Cache

    We're setting up a DS1621xs+ that will be used for: - WebServices/nginx/php Web Application and MetaData Files --- 1GB, performance-sensitive, high-activity, read-write - Media Files --- 15TB, low activity playback, 99% read-only We have on-hand: - 4x12TB Exos HDDs (RAID5 storage pool) - 2x...
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    NAS for hd photo playback on 4k tv

    Hi everyone! A a new kid in the block, looking for information in the NAS world for some months. I don't own one yet, but I am in the process to pick up one. Maybe some of of you experts can solve some of my doubts. I'm an amateur photographer who takes photos with a Fuji camera mainly during...
  12. A

    Bytes written much higher in 1 of the 2 SHR disks

    Hi, After ditching the WD Red 3TB disks due to 3 out 4 died, I decided to install new drives with clean install on my DS916+. I bought 2 new Samsung 860 QVO 2TB and put them in SHR+BTRFS in slot 1 and slot 3. SMART attributes showed for both 0 Bytes written when bought. During the 4 months...
  13. W

    Question How to migrate to smaller SSD?

    Hello! I have 1513+ with 20gb used space in 2tb hdd used as system drive. I want to replace system hdd to ssd with 128gb capasity. I tried to clone hdd to ssd with acronis, paragon but they all said that i need 2tb ssd and dont want to resize large hdd partition. Can you help me to understand...
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    Can I use WD Red SSD SA500 even if not on the compatibility list?

    Hello I have a DS216j, for which I want to replace the HDDs with SSDs. So I would prefer the new WD Red SSD SA500, but they are not on the compatibility list for this DS. The SSD is listed for several other DS models, but not for the DS216j. Maybe the SSD is too new and the DS is too old for...
  15. jono

    Setup & run a VM on an external SSD?

    I have a spare USB3 external SSD, and wanted to try setting up a VM on it (in the thinking that it might be a little faster than on the Synology's spinning disks). After plugging the SDD into the Synology then creating a new VM it only shows the option to use the storage I created previously...
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    Solved SSD overheating during btrfs data scrubbing

    Today my ds620 switched off after I started the manual datascrubbing. The pool 2 that was scrubbed consists of two 1.8TB SSD in SHR formatted in BTRFS. the system shut down with the warning that disk 3 reached 61 degr C. Scrubbing was at about 15%, 61 degrees is reached in just a few minutes...
  17. K

    DS218+ SSD Cache

    Hello, is it possible to display the SSD CACHE function in the storage manager for a DS218+. I activated the esata port as an internal drive via SSH and would now like to use this as an ssd cache. Thank you for the help Christian
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    What is the maximum SSD cache size for DS1618+ with M2D18?

    I'm planning to install MD218 to add SSD cache on my ds1618+. I have 32 GB RAM. Now for the two M.2 slots in MD218 I am going to buy two SSD drives. Is there a limit on the size of SSD drive that can be installed? Can I buy two 1TB SSD drives for SSD cache on ds1618+? Then the SSD cache size...
  19. SynoMan

    WD NAS drive vendor: Western Digital (WD)

    Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Solid State Drive (SSD) Read more... on official site Read more... on official site Please open a new thread for comments or discussions and select the thread prefix WD.
  20. SynoMan

    Seagate NAS drive vendor: Seagate

    Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Solid State Drive (SSD) Read more... on official site Read more... on official site Please open a new thread for comments or discussions and select the thread prefix Seagate.