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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
DS1823xs+ - -
RS3621RPxs - -

LATEST PRICE LIST

DS1823xs+1749.98 GBP2580.6 USD
RS3621RPxs3314.9 GBP3389.99 USD

BEST FOR Virtualisation

NAS CPU Cores Threads Speed (GHz) Docker/VM Score ECC
DS1823xs+ AMD Ryzen V1780B 4 8 3.35 Docker/VM 8216 ECC /8 GB DDR4 ECC SODIMM
RS3621RPxs Intel Xeon D-1531 6 12 2.2 (MAX:2.7) Docker/VM 7483 ECC /8 GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM

BEST FOR MULTIMEDIA

NAS GPU Base_GHz/Max Codec FPS Transcoding Plex
DS1823xs+ / 0 1080p
RS3621RPxs / 0 1080p

BEST FOR FILE STORAGE

NAS BAYS Bandwidth HDD storage expansion Drive mixing File System
DS1823xs+ 8 HDD 12Gbit (3 ports combined) 176TB EXT4 BTRFS
RS3621RPxs 12 HDD 4Gbit (4 ports combined) 264TB 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
DS1823xs+ folder/barebone face+object volume/folder
RS3621RPxs folder/barebone face+object volume/folder

BEST FOR VIDEO EDITING

NAS MAX LAN speed Ports transcoding PCIe NVMe
DS1823xs+ 10Gbit 1x RJ45 1 x Gen3 x8 slot (x4 link) 2x NVME
RS3621RPxs 1Gbit 2 x Gen3 x8

BEST FOR SURVEILLANCE (CCTV)

NAS HDMI QVM transcoding AI
DS1823xs+
RS3621RPxs

BEST FOR SMART HOME/ AI

NAS Virtual switch Docker/VM HDMI S/PDIF / AUX
DS1823xs+ Docker/VM
RS3621RPxs Docker/VM

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AVAILABILITY / RELEASE DATE

Brand Model TW USA UK Released
Synology DS1823xs+ 2023-02
Synology RS3621RPxs 2021-01

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RELATED REVIEWS

SOFTWARE - 10/10
HARDWARE - 8/10
PERFORMANCE - 9/10
PRICE - 8/10
VALUE - 8/10


8.6
PROS
👍🏻Supports ALL of the Synology App Suite
👍🏻Huge Amount of Expandability
👍🏻High Capacity / Low Impact
👍🏻10/10 Chassis Design
👍🏻M.2 NVMe SSD Storage Pools
👍🏻Balanced/Powerful CPU
👍🏻5yr H/W Warranty & Long S/W Support
👍🏻Tier Storage Ready
👍🏻ECC Memory and 8GB Day 1
👍🏻Hugely User-Friendly GUI
👍🏻10GbE x86 8-Bay Expandable Synology......FINALLY!
CONS
👎🏻HDD/SSD Compatibility is going to Annoy some
👎🏻M.2 NVMe SSD Lane Limits
👎🏻Lack of SHR
👎🏻DS3622xs+ is £1000+ more, but significantly upscaled on almost everything


LATEST PRICE LIST

DS1823xs+1749.98 GBP2580.6 USD
RS3621RPxs3314.9 GBP3389.99 USD
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