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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+
RS822RP+ - -
RS822+ - -

LATEST PRICE LIST

DS423+471.99 GBP514.34 USD
RS822RP+1383.2 GBP1299.99 USD
RS822+1022.85 GBP999.99 USD

BEST FOR Virtualisation

NAS CPU Cores Threads Speed (GHz) Docker/VM Score ECC
DS423+ Intel Celeron J4125 4 4 2 (MAX:2.7) Docker/VM 2982 NO /2 GB DDR4 non-ECC
RS822RP+ AMD Ryzen V1500B 4 8 2.2 Docker/VM 4584 ECC /2 GB DDR4 ECC SODIMM
RS822+ AMD Ryzen V1500B 4 8 2.2 Docker/VM 4584 ECC /2 GB DDR4 ECC SODIMM

BEST FOR MULTIMEDIA

NAS GPU Base_GHz/Max Codec FPS Transcoding Plex
DS423+ Intel® UHD Graphics 600 250/750 H.264 60 2160 2160p
RS822RP+ / 0 1080p
RS822+ / 0 1080p

BEST FOR FILE STORAGE

NAS BAYS Bandwidth HDD storage expansion Drive mixing File System
DS423+ 4 HDD 2Gbit (2 ports combined) 88TB EXT4 BTRFS
RS822RP+ 4 HDD 4Gbit (4 ports combined) 88TB EXT4 BTRFS
RS822+ 4 HDD 4Gbit (4 ports combined) 88TB 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/barebone face volume/folder
RS822RP+ folder/barebone face volume/folder
RS822+ folder/barebone face volume/folder

BEST FOR VIDEO EDITING

NAS MAX LAN speed Ports transcoding PCIe NVMe
DS423+ 1Gbit 2x NVME gen2 x1 ???
RS822RP+ 1Gbit 1 x Gen3 x4
RS822+ 1Gbit 1 x Gen3 x4

BEST FOR SURVEILLANCE (CCTV)

NAS HDMI QVM transcoding AI
DS423+
RS822RP+
RS822+

BEST FOR SMART HOME/ AI

NAS Virtual switch Docker/VM HDMI S/PDIF / AUX
DS423+ Docker/VM
RS822RP+ Docker/VM
RS822+ Docker/VM

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AVAILABILITY / RELEASE DATE

Brand Model TW USA UK Released
Synology DS423+ 2023-03
Synology RS822RP+ 2022-06
Synology RS822+ 2022-06

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RELATED REVIEWS

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


7.8
PROS
👍🏻Synology 4-Bay NAS with a 4-Core Intel Integrated Gfx Processor - Lovely stuff!
👍🏻Runs Everything in the Synology DSM Catalogue (Active Backup, Surveillance Station, VMM, Drive, Collab Suite, etc)
👍🏻Great Plex, Emby and Jellyfin Media Server Performance
👍🏻Supports M.2 NVMe SSD Storage Pools
👍🏻Broad HDD/SSD Compatibility with Synology drives AND Seagate+WD
👍🏻Low Impact chassis, low noise in operation (HDD dependant) and efficient power use
👍🏻Runs exceedingly well on just 2GB of Memory
👍🏻More affordable than the DS923+ and DS723+
👍🏻Long-running DSM Support beyond the Hardware 3yr Warranty
CONS
👎🏻No means to upgrade network connectivity and 1GbE by default
👎🏻Memory maximum cap at 6GB as original 2GB is fixed (non-upgradable)
👎🏻Too similar to the DS920+
👎🏻Non-Expandable
👎🏻2019/2020 Gen Intel CPU


LATEST PRICE LIST

DS423+471.99 GBP514.34 USD
RS822RP+1383.2 GBP1299.99 USD
RS822+1022.85 GBP999.99 USD
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