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Performance Review Synology DS1512+, Powerful with Rich of Features

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The Performance Review Synology DS1512+. With five drive bays are available, you can get a total capacity of up to 15-20 TB. It can still be added again. If you are struggling with a variety of storage solutions for SMEs, Synology name certainly familiar to your ears.

Yes, Synology is indeed one big manufacturer for products in network attached storage (NAS), especially for SMEs and enterprise-class. This time we tested one of latest NAS Synology product for SMEs class, Synology DS1512+.

Synology DS1512+ NAS is a class of SMEs that presents a number of different interesting features. NAS is equipped with the latest processors from Intel, the Atom D2700 2.13 GHz with 1 GB of DDR3 memory. Fairly large size could manage five hard drives. So if you fill up all available disk space, you will get a total capacity of up to 15-20 TB.

On the back there are a number of additional ports. There are two ports that support gigabit LAN and six USB ports for additional external storage media. Six USB ports is divided into four USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 remaining. In addition, there are also as many as two eSATA ports.

Synology DS1512+ offers a lot of fascinating features. One of them is the setting was very easy and intuitive via the control panel, called DiskStation Manager (DSM). DSM is practically a kind of Linux-based operating system that is used by Synology to control and carry out the functions of the NAS. Its function is similar to the web control panel that is generally present in other NAS. However, the interface is much more attractive and more flexible, like operating systems in general.

Synology DS1512+ supports various RAID configurations, ranging from RAID0, RAID1, RAID5, RAID6, RAID10 up. For flexibility, you can also add a NAS Synology DX510 extension up to two units, so you can configure up to 15 hard drives at once. DSM architecture that closely resembles the operating system allows you to make adjustments and additions to the required application.

Synology DS1512+ using the ext4 filesystem on the entire RAID configuration. The formatting process is also going pretty fast, although it remains depending on the speed and hard drive capacity. We tested the speed on a LAN that all devices supports gigabit. Classified as very fast transfer speed, can reach up to 100 MB/s or even more. For more test results, you can see table test results below.

Synology DS1512+ can satisfy your need for a NAS solution for SMEs. Assorted its myriad features, plus a variety of additional applications that can help you. Transfer speed itself is quite satisfying and ready to handle a very large hard drive capacity. However, you have to prepare its own hard drive separately.

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Test Results

Intel N ASPT
HD Video Playback105.832 MB/s
2x HD Video Playback109.686 MB/s
4x HD Video Playback104.654 MB/s
HD Video Record212.294 MB/s
HD Playback & Record90.859 MB/s
Content Creation14.675 MB/s
Office Productivity45.147 MB/s
File Copy to NAS242.245 MB/s
File Copy from NAS101.447 MB/s
Directory Copy to NAS29.976 MB/s
Directory Copy from NAS27.314 MB/s
Photo Album17.252 MB/s
Robocopy107.048 MB/s
SiSoftware Sandra (RAID0)
Buffered Read107.093 MB/s
Sequential Read33.023 MB/s
Random Read23.000 MB/s
Buffered Write67.687 MB/s
Sequential Write64.657 MB/s
Random Read58.283 MB/s
Review Synology DS1512+: Table of Test Results

Specification – Review Synology DS1512+

hard-disk interfaceSATA 3Gbps
Number of hard drives5 internal (hard drives not provided in the package, expansion up to 15 disk with an additional device)
hard-drive Dimensions3.5″ or 2.5″
Port4 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x eSATA 2 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet (LAN)
storage modeJBOD, RAID0, RAID1, RAID5, RAID6, RAID10
weight4.25 kg (without adapter and hard-drive)
guarantee3 years
Websitewww.synology.com
Price (range*)U.S.$1150
Review Synology DS1512+: Table of Main Specifications
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Review Synology DS1512+

5 Harddisks

Synology DS1512+ is capable of receiving up to five harddisk that can provide a total capacity up to 15-20 TB.

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Review Synology DS1512+

Many Ports

There are four USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, two eSATA, and two gigabit LAN ports for easy Data expansion.

Conclusion

Plus:

  • 5 harddisk capacity, fast transfer speed, rich feature, DSM interface is attractive and easy,
  • can be expanded up to 15 harddisk,
  • support USB 3.0, support eSATA.

Minus:

  • The sales package without harddisk,
  • a high price.

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Score Assessment

Performance - 8.5
Facilities & Features - 9
Easiness - 8.5
Price - 5.5

7.9

Overall

Plus: 5 harddisk capacity, fast transfer speed, rich feature, DSM interface is attractive and easy, can be expanded up to 15 harddisk, support USB 3.0, support eSATA. Minus: The sales package without harddisk, a high price.

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