Synology NAS DiskStation DS1520+ (Diskless), 5-Bay; 8GB DDR4

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  • Capacity-scalable NAS with SSD Cache Acceleration Capability
  • Flexibly scale up to fifteen drives to increase storage capacity as demand grows
  • Built-in M.2 2280 NVMe SSD slots permit cache acceleration without occupying storage drive bays
  • Back up critical data and reduce Recovery Time Objective (RTO) with Snapshot Replication
  • Accelerated Application Performance Average 16% performance boost to photo indexing and other computing-intensive operations, as well as database response time
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Synology DiskStation DS1520+ is an ideal network-attached storage solution, suitable for small office and IT enthusiasts. Two built-in M.2 SSD slots and Synology SSD Cache technology allow you to boost system I/O and application performance. With scalable storage design, DS1520+ lets you start small and expand storage capacity with the Synology DX517 as your data grows.


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Easy file access with QuickConnect

Access your files anywhere, any time, over the Internet without the hassle of setting up port forwarding rules, DDNS, or other complicated network settings. QuickConnect allows you to connect via a simple customizable address so that you can instantly access media and work files on any Windows/Mac/Linux computer, laptop, or mobile device without additional charge.

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Drive Bays 2 4 2 4 5
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 2 4 7 9 15
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 32 TB (16 TB drive x 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) 64 TB (16 TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) 32 TB (16 TB drive x 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) 64 TB (16 TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) 80 TB (16 TB drive x 5) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
CPU 2-core 2.0 (base) / 2.9 (burst) GHz 2-core 2.0 (base) / 2.9 (burst) GHz 4-core 2.0 (base) / 2.7 (burst) GHz 4-core 2.0 (base) / 2.7 (burst) GHz 4-core 2.0 (base) / 2.7 (burst) GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
Memory 2 GB DDR4 (Expandable up to 6GB) 2 GB DDR4 (Expandable up to 6GB) 2 GB DDR4 (Expandable up to 6GB) 4 GB DDR4 (Expandable up to 8GB) 8 GB DDR4
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support) 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support) 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support) 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support) 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 2 2 2 2 2
Compatible Drive Type 3.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA SSD 3.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA SSD, M.2 2280 NVMe SSD 3.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA SSD, M.2 2280 NVMe SSD 3.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA SSD, M.2 2280 NVMe SSD 3.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA HDD, 2.5" SATA SSD, M.2 2280 NVMe SSD

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5.0 out of 5 stars My second Synology, a beast.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great small business or home office NAS
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Blair Nakoneshny
5.0 out of 5 stars Should have invested in a NAS for personal use long ago!
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5.0 out of 5 stars My first NAS
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Carlos Mateos
5.0 out of 5 stars Buen precio, cubre mi expectativa
Reviewed in Mexico on 18 February 2021
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