Synology Launches New Products
Synology releases new products including two DiskStation NAS models, a 5-bay expansion unit and a PCIe adapter card. These are the Synology DS1517+ and DS1817+ NAS, DX517 Expansion Unit and M2D17 PCIe Adapter Card. The DX517 and M2D17 are upgrades to the two new NAS models. Lets check out the new Synology products in detail below.
Synology DiskStation DS1517+, DS1817+ NAS
The DS1517+ is a 5-bay NAS model while the DS1817+ is an 8-bay NAS that offer reliable, versatile and high-performance NAS solution for enthusiasts to small and medium businesses. Both models are offered in 2GB memory and 8GB memory variants but the dual-channel memory slot of the NAS devices is upgradeable of up to 16GB of memory for enhanced performance. Both models is packed with 4 built-in 1 Gigabit network ports and a free PCIe expansion slot to add in whatever you like from a 10GbE NIC card or the new M2D17PCIe perhaps to add a speedy M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD to be used for cache.
The Synology DiskStation DS1517+ and DS1817+ NAS models is powered by an Intel Atom quad-core 2.4Ghz processor. Sequential throughput performance can reach up to 1,179 MB/s read and 542 MB/s write when the NAS is equipped with dual-channel memory and upgraded with a 10GbE network interface.
Synology DX517 Expansion Unit
The Synology DX517 is a 5-bay expansion unit which is a perfect upgrade for the DiskStation DS1517+ and DS1817+ NAS models. The DX517 NAS expansion unit supports 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA drives, an ideal volume expansion in a jiffy!
Synology M2D17 PCIe M.2 SSD Adapter
The Synology M2D17 is a PCIe adapter card that support two M.2 SSD drives. It supports 2280/2260/2242 SSD form factors. With this, you can upgrade the new DiskStation DS1517+, DS1817+ NAS devices, with a high-performance M.2 SSD caching to boost performance and leave the drives solely for storage volume purposes.
The Synology DiskStation DS1517+ and DS1817+ NAS as well as the DX517 expansion unit carry 3-year limited warranties with extended warranty option of up to 5 years in selected regions. Meanwhile, the M2D17 carries a 3-year warranty.
2GB = £680.40 inc VAT or 666 before taxes
8GB = £747.60 inc VAT or 732 before taxes
2GB = £826.80 inc VAT or 809 before taxes
8GB = £894 inc VAT or 875 before taxes
£436.80 inc VAT or 428 before taxes
£126 inc VAT or 123 before taxes