NAS Compares Synology DS720+ vs DS718+ NAS Drive Comparison

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NAS Compares Synology DS720+ vs DS718+ NAS Drive Comparison

Comparing the Synology DS720+ vs the DS718+ NAS Drive

When it comes down to it, most users buying their very first network-attached storage device will end up choosing a 2-day device. A NAS used to be a remarkable niche piece of hardware that uses would buy and hardly something that troubled the consumer market, but as time has gone on and the size of our data grew, the speed of our internet has increased tenfold, and the desirability and affordability of owning your own NAS server for home or business have grown accordingly. Whether it is to run backups of all of your devices, host your very own Plex media server or to create a bespoke and security-conscious surveillance NVR setup, NAS drives can often provide the answer to many of our are data storage questions. The reason that many users desire 2 Bay NAS drives in 2020 simply comes down to the fact that this kind of technology is a great deal more affordable and the hard drives that go inside have become exponentially larger with most recent hard drives arriving at 16 terabytes available for home and business users alike. Into this popular arena, Synology has introduced its brand new powerful 2-bay NAS, the DS720+. Arriving with some genuinely innovative changes to what is considered normal for a compact device such as this, the Synology DS720+ NAS serves as the follow-up to the almost three years older DS718+ released in the closing stages of 2017 and arrives with a lot of expectation behind it. Although very similar on the face of it, these two NAS have a few little differences that can be missed by the casual observer and if you are looking to buy the perfect Synology NAS 2-Bay this year, then chances are you have considered the DS720 + and DS718+ already. so let’s take a close look at these two NAS and figure out which one deserves your data.

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NAS Support
DS1520+, DS218+, DS215j
  1. RT2600ac
  2. MR2200ac
Operating system
  1. macOS
Mobile operating system
  1. iOS
DS718+ has three USB 3.0 ports not two, so one more than the DS720+.

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