Product Comparison: Synology DS1815+ vs Synology DS1817+

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General Specifications
About the Product
Featuring a quad-core processor, hardware encryption engine, and flawless software integration, DS1815+ is a powerful, expandable 8-bay NAS server that delivers outstanding speed and accelerated data encryption.
Synology DiskStation DS1817+ features a quad-core processor with AES-NI hardware encryption engine, providing outstanding performance even with encryption. Supercharge your storage with the optional M.2 SSD adapter card for dual SSD cache drives.
Key Specs
Hard Drive Capacity
48 TB
80 TB
Number Of Slots
8 -bay
8 -bay
Storage Drive Type
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SSD
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s, SSD, M.2 SSD
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Synology DS1815+ 8-Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • It's a great NAS for storage for streaming videos.
  • Installation and setup was straightforward. Great NAS unit.
  • This is a great unit. It has large capacity and ability to grow.
  • Very quiet and reliable. Great software and applications for it too. Amazing number of bays.
  • Easy to set up. Tidy and lots of storage.
Synology DS1817+ 8-Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • Working really well with 8 x 8tb drives in RAID 6.
  • 8-Bay is good for future proofing.
  • Excellent piece of equipment for storage and networking.
  • Everything easy-peasy, and working great with no issues.
  • Great unit. Simple to set up and use. Great number of slots.
Size & Weight
6.18 in.
6.53 in.
13.38 in.
13.5 in.
9.17 in.
9.29 in.
11.66 lbs.
13.23 lbs.
Intel Atom C2538
Intel Atom C2538
2 GB
2 GB
RAID Support
Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
Hardware Encryption Engine, Floating Point Unit
Hardware Encryption Engine, Wake on LAN / WAN, Btrfs file system, Virtualization Ready, Robust Scalability
Included Software
Synology Assistant, Cloud Station, Evidence Integrity Authenticator, Backup Solutions, File Station, Web Station, iOS/Android applications, Surveillance Station, Download Station, Cloud Sync
Synology Web Assistant, Cloud Station Drive, Cloud Station Backup, Cloud Sync Decryption Tool, Surveillance Station, Evidence Integrity Authenticator, Snapshot, File Station, iOS/Android applications, MailPlus, Storage Analyzer
What customers say about "Features"
Synology DS1815+ 8-Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • Excellent NAS platform. Very easy to setup and the software platform is good to use.
  • Very well made and high availability.
  • Really fantastic NAS box. Easily upgradeable RAM.
  • Great OS, good support and capable features.
  • Fantastic NAS. Full of features and apps, a little pricey but worth the money to get this kind of storage and this many features.
Synology DS1817+ 8-Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • Software is very intuitive and stable.
  • That's great. OS is intuitive and is an excellent solution for long-term storage.
  • Love it. Simple to use. Great software.
  • This is very reliable and the essential software is very easy to use.
  • Lots of features and easy to use. Works well in Windows, Mac, and Linux environments.
LAN Speed
1000 Mbps
1000 Mbps
Number of LAN
Number of USB
What customers say about "Interfaces"
Synology DS1815+ 8-Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • The 4GbE ethernet ports that can be bonded into a single link.
  • Superb OS with brilliant features. Design is good and it's proved very reliable. Great performance of LAN ports.
  • Really impressed with this worth it! Easy to setup and use. And has great transfer speed.
  • Super easy to install and get working. Good amount of USB ports.
  • Easy to set up and it just works. Great connectivity options.
Synology DS1817+ 8-Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • This unit is amazing. Has great transfer speed.
  • Great product, works as expected, quick. Amazing number of connectors.
  • It was easy to set up. Great amount of USB ports.
  • All ports are delightfully located for comfortable use.
  • All the most necessary ports are present in it. Excellent data transfer rate.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
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