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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
RS1221+ - -

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RS1221+7390.53 GBP1656.9 USD

BEST FOR Virtualisation

NAS CPU Cores Threads Speed (GHz) Docker/VM Score ECC
RS1221+ AMD Ryzen V1500B 4 8 2.2 Docker/VM 4584 ECC /4 GB DDR4 ECC SODIMM

BEST FOR MULTIMEDIA

NAS GPU Base_GHz/Max Codec FPS Transcoding Plex
RS1221+ / 0 1080p

BEST FOR FILE STORAGE

NAS BAYS Bandwidth HDD storage expansion Drive mixing File System
RS1221+ 8 HDD 4Gbit (4 ports combined) 176TB 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
RS1221+ folder/barebone face+object volume/folder

BEST FOR VIDEO EDITING

NAS MAX LAN speed Ports transcoding PCIe NVMe
RS1221+ 1Gbit 1 x Gen3 x4

BEST FOR SURVEILLANCE (CCTV)

NAS HDMI QVM transcoding AI
RS1221+

BEST FOR SMART HOME/ AI

NAS Virtual switch Docker/VM HDMI S/PDIF / AUX
RS1221+ Docker/VM

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AVAILABILITY / RELEASE DATE

Brand Model TW USA UK Released
Synology RS1221+ 2021-01

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RELATED REVIEWS

SOFTWARE - 8/10
HARDWARE - 7/10
PERFORMANCE - 8/10
PRICE - 7/10
VALUE - 8/10


7.6
PROS
👍🏻Desktop Ryzen Powered Solution
👍🏻30cm Compact Rackmount is always attractive (RP ver. larger)
👍🏻PCIe Gen 3 x8 PCIe Equipped
👍🏻Great RAID Options (inc SHR)
👍🏻Excellent choice of Apps
👍🏻DDR4 ECC Memory up to 32GB
👍🏻Numerous Backup Software Options
👍🏻Huge Virtualization Support
👍🏻3yr Warranty and Extendable to 5yrs
CONS
👎🏻1Gbe Ports seem a bit limited now
👎🏻Shame it does not support 1/2 x DX1215
👎🏻NVMe SSDs Ports not available, unlike desktop alternatives


LATEST PRICE LIST

RS1221+7390.53 GBP1656.9 USD
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