Synology DS414j gets a dual-core processor and support for up to 20TB

Synology NAS entry-level backup solution gets a dual-core processor, USB 3.0, and more with support for up to 20TB of storage.

Published Wed, Apr 30 2014 11:38 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:17 PM CST

Synology has announced that it has updated the j series of NAS solutions with some new features. Those features are landing first with the DS414j NAS device here. One of the new features that is a first for the j series is a dual-core processor. Along with that dual-core processor, the NAS has hardware acceleration for data encryption and an integrated FPU for faster photo previews.

Synology DS414j gets a dual-core processor and support for up to 20TB |

The DS414j also gets a USB 3.0 port making it the first in the j series to go to USB 3.0 connectivity. Synology says that the four bay storage solution supports drives of up to 5TB capacity giving the DS414j capacity of up to 20TB total.

Synology says that the storage solution supports read speeds up to 100MB/s and write speeds up to 80MB/s. The DS414j supports Apple Time machine backup software natively and it can be synced to Dropbox and Google Drive. The DS414j is available now without drives for $389.99.


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