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Synology DS1618+ Six-Bay NAS Review

By Tyler Bernath from Oct 13, 2018 @ 10:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 83%Manufacturer: Synology

Tyler's Test System Specifications






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




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




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




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.




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.




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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