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Synology DS1618+ Six-Bay NAS Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: 1 week ago
TweakTown Rating: 83%Manufacturer: Synology

Tyler's Test System Specifications

 

 

 

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Setup is aided by using Synology Assistant. After which you can run through setup as we have done in past reviews.

 

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The desktop hasn't changed much, for this review we are using DSM 6.2 after an update to the NAS.

 

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The control panel offers a single screen look at management controls broken down into categories.

 

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The app section continues to be updated continually but keeps with staples like download, photo and video station along with newcomers Surveillance station and cloud station.

 

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The storage manager gives access to tools to create volumes, disk groups, and iSCSI shares. You can setup SSD cache along with Hot Spare as well.

 

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Resource Monitor shows you currently running tasks and apps while switching tabs will give access to connected users or allow you to check network speed limits.

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