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GENERAL NAS FEATURE COMPARISON

NAS Plex (local 4K) Plex HD (remote) Plex 4K (remote) BACKUP (MS/GOOGLE OFFICE) BACKUP (BAREBONE) PHOTOS (OBJECT AI) VIDEO EDITING (4K) VIDEO EDITING (8K) DOCKER VIRTUAL MACHINES PC MODE (QVM) 2.5GbE 10GbE 25GbE Thunderbolt NVMe Pcie Expansion HDMI Drive Mixing
DS423 -
FS3600

LATEST PRICE LIST

DS423421.37 GBP369.99 USD
FS3600162.03 GBP225.31 USD

BEST FOR Virtualisation

NAS CPU Cores Threads Speed (GHz) Docker/VM Score ECC
DS423 Realtek RTD1619B 4 4 1.7 Docker 700 NO /2 GB DDR4 non-ECC
FS3600 Intel Xeon D-1567 12 24 2.1 (MAX:2.7) Docker/VM 10447 ECC /16 GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM

BEST FOR MULTIMEDIA

NAS GPU Base_GHz/Max Codec FPS Transcoding Plex
DS423 Mali-G51 GPU / H.264, H.265 60 2160
FS3600 / 0 2160p

BEST FOR FILE STORAGE

NAS BAYS Bandwidth HDD storage expansion Drive mixing File System
DS423 4 HDD 2Gbit (2 ports combined) 88TB EXT4 BTRFS
FS3600 24 HDD 24Gbit (6 ports combined) 528TB EXT4 BTRFS

*All NAS support multiple RAID/ volume groups, if you want to mix different size drive on non supported model.

BEST FOR BACKUP

NAS Level HA AI Google Microsoft encryption
DS423 folder face /folder
FS3600 folder face+object /folder

BEST FOR VIDEO EDITING

NAS MAX LAN speed Ports transcoding PCIe NVMe
DS423 1Gbit
FS3600 10Gbit 2x RJ-45 10GbE 1 x Gen3 x8

BEST FOR SURVEILLANCE (CCTV)

NAS HDMI QVM transcoding AI
DS423
FS3600

BEST FOR SMART HOME/ AI

NAS Virtual switch Docker/VM HDMI S/PDIF / AUX
DS423 Docker
FS3600 Docker/VM

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AVAILABILITY / RELEASE DATE

Brand Model TW USA UK Released
Synology DS423 2023-03
Synology FS3600 2020-06

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RELATED REVIEWS

SOFTWARE - 9/10
HARDWARE - 9/10
PERFORMANCE - 9/10
PRICE - 6/10
VALUE - 7/10


8.0
PROS
👍🏻High Virtualisation
👍🏻SSD Optimized like never before
👍🏻Fantastically Powerful 2x Intel Silver CPU
👍🏻F1 and F2 RAID Support
👍🏻SAS and SATA support
👍🏻2x 10Gbe Ports Included
👍🏻PCIe Slot for more ports, 10Gbe and SSD Caching
👍🏻5 Year Warranty
👍🏻Numerous business apps included
👍🏻Surveillance including multiple camera licences
👍🏻email server
👍🏻CMS and CRM systems
👍🏻Office applications
👍🏻Hugely Expandable
CONS
👎🏻No NVMe/U.2 Support
👎🏻No USB 3.1 Gen 2 backup Port
👎🏻VERY expensive


LATEST PRICE LIST

DS423421.37 GBP369.99 USD
FS3600162.03 GBP225.31 USD
DEAL WATCH - Is It On Offer Right Now?

Synology DS423 4 Bay Desktop NAS: Efficient Data Storage and Backup Amazon UK UK 7.43 OFF (WAS 373) [LINK]
Synology FlashStation FS3600 - NAS server - 24 bays - rack-mountable - RAID 0, 1 Amazon UK UK 415.42 OFF (WAS 9654) [LINK]
MAG-MATE FS3600 Magnetic Floor Sweeper with 6" Wheels, 24 x 5 x 42" Amazon usa USA 23.89 OFF (WAS 260) [LINK]
Synology 24 Bay FlashStation FS3600 (Diskless), 24-Bay; 16GB DDR4 Amazon usa USA 57.42 OFF (WAS 10076) [LINK]

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