Product Comparison: Synology FS1018 vs Synology DS3018xs


General Specifications
Brand
Synology
Synology
Model
FS1018
DS3018xs
Origin
Taiwan
Taiwan
About the Product
Synology FlashStation FS1018 is a high-performance, desktop form factor NAS specifically designed for 2.5” SATA SSDs. FS1018 is ideal for running business applications, including data backup, virtualization, mail services, and services that require low-latency.
Synology DiskStation DS3018xs provides a reliable and powerful network attached storage solution for small and medium business. As the storage can be supercharged with the optional M.2 SSD adapter card for dual SSD as cache.
Key Specs
Hard Drive Capacity
92 TB
96 TB
Number Of Slots
12 -bay
6 -bay
Storage Drive Type
2.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, M.2 SSD
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s, M.2 SSD
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Synology FS1018 Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • I setup this NAS drive. Great capacity for my drives.
  • This thing is a tank! PLenty of slots for drives.
  • Good capacity size. Would recommend.
  • This is a fantastic NAS with plenty of performance to spare. Great capacity.
  • Excellent size of storage. I recommend it.
Synology DS3018xs Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • This model is much faster then the 1817+ NAS. Good capacity.
  • Great size of storage. Would recommend.
  • Perfect slots for all my drives. Easy to work.
  • Good capacity of this one. My best NAS.
  • Excellent NAS with great capacity and easy to connect drives to slots.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
6.53 in.
6.53 in.
Width
11.1 in.
11.1 in.
Depth
9.56 in.
9.56 in.
Weight
11.46 lbs.
11.46 lbs.
Features
CPU
Intel Pentium D1508
Intel Pentium D1508
RAM
8 GB
8 GB
RAID Support
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID F1, JBOD, Basic
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID F1, JBOD, Basic
Extras
Extraordinary performance, Supercharge your storage, Next-generation file system, Advanced data protection, Snapshots for virtual machines, Synology High Availability
Supercharge your storage, Next-generation file system, Better data protection, Digital asset protection, AppArmor, AES 256-bit encryption
Included Software
Antivirus by McAfee, Central Management System, Synology Chat, Cloud Station Server, Document Viewer, Download Station, exFAT Access, MailPlus, Media Server, PetaSpace, Snapshot Replication, Surveillance Station, Synology Office, Video Station, Virtual Machine Manager, VPN Server
File Station, Universal Search, Hyper Backup, Active Backup, Backup tool, Cloud Station Suite, Cloud Sync, Surveillance Station, Virtual Machine Manager, High Availability Manager, Snapshot Replication, VPN Server, MailPlus, Collaboration Suite, Note Station, Storage Analyzer, Security Advisor, Antivirus Essential, Download Station, Web Station, iOS/Android applications, Windows Phone applications
What customers say about "Features"
Synology FS1018 Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • IMAP mail server, Itunes server, Movie server, Contacts, Calendar, Online Office clone, and I can access it all anywhere in the world.
  • Runs Dockers and can download torrents while in a VPN tunnel. Very Nice!
  • Awesome out of the box, many good apps.
  • Tons of great apps. I quit dropbox and evernote immediately.
  • Huge list of apps you can install on it.
Synology DS3018xs Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • This is really a NAS that ventures into the Server market with web, mail, DNS, VPN in addition to basic file sharing.
  • Awesome NAS. Synology does it again. Plenty of features.
  • A lot of features of this NAS. Would recommend.
  • I recommend this device. Good features and apps.
  • Has many applications. Fast transfers.
Interfaces
LAN Speed
1000 Mbps
1000 Mbps
Number of LAN
4
4
Number of USB
3
3
eSATA
No
No
HDMI
No
No
What customers say about "Interfaces"
Synology FS1018 Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • Has great LAN ports. Great speed of this one.
  • I still love this NAS. Really good device for fast transfer files. Good connectivity.
  • Easy LAN connect. Fast.
  • Fantastic, easy to setup, access and use.
  • Fast, Plug 'n Play, expandable and powerful.
Synology DS3018xs Desktop NAS Enclosure
  • Easy user interface. Many slots. LAN connect is good.
  • A lots of LAN ports of this one. Would recommend this device.
  • Pretty good deal. Easy connectivity via USB ports.
  • Great LAN speed and connect. I like it.
  • No eSATA or HDMI ports. I bought it and returned.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year(s)
5 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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