DS1522+ Ryzen based 5-bay NAS with optional 10GbE released today

DS1522+ Ryzen based 5-bay NAS with optional 10GbE released today

CPU
CPU Model AMD Ryzen R1600
CPU Quantity 1
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency 2-core 2.6 (base) / 3.1 (turbo) GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
Memory
System Memory 8 GB DDR4 ECC SODIMM
Memory Module Pre-installed 8 GB (8 GB x 1)
Total Memory Slots 2
Maximum Memory Capacity 32 GB (16 GB x 2)
Notes
  • Synology reserves the right to replace memory modules with the same or higher frequency based on supplier’s product life cycle status. Rest assured that the compatibility and stability have been strictly verified with the same benchmark to ensure identical performance.
  • Please select Synology memory modules for optimum compatibility and reliability. Synology will not provide complete product warranty or technical support if non-Synology memory modules are used for memory expansion.
  • For more information about the recommended memory configurations, please check the Hardware Installation Guide of your Synology product.
Storage
Drive Bays 5
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 15 (DX517 x 2)
M.2 Drive Slots 2 (NVMe)
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)
  • 3.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA SSD
  • M.2 2280 NVMe SSD
Hot Swappable Drive
Notes “Compatible drive type” indicates drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port* 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port* 2
eSATA Port 2
Notes
  • This device’s 1GbE LAN ports have a maximum transmission unit (MTU) size of 1,500 bytes.
  • The USB 3.0 standard was renamed to USB 3.2 Gen 1 by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) in 2019.
PCIe
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen3 x2 network upgrade slot
File System
Internal Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
External Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT
Appearance
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 166 mm x 230 mm x 223 mm
Weight 2.7 kg
Others
System Fan 92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Full-Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 22.90 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On / Off
Wake on LAN / WAN
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 120 W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 52.06 W (Access)
16.71 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 177.64 BTU/hr (Access)
57.02 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Notes
  • For more information on how power consumption is measured, refer to this acrticle.
  • Noise testing was conducted with the Synology system fully installed with Synology SATA HDDs and in an idle stae. Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones are placed at a 1 m distance from the front and rear of the device. Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
Temperature
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI
  • VCCI
  • RCM
  • UKCA
  • EAC
  • CCC
  • KC
Warranty
3-year hardware warranty, extendable to 5-year coverage – EW201
Notes The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. (Learn more)
Environment
RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Adapter X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
Optional Accessories
Notes
  • Certain items may not be available in your location. Please contact your local distributors for more information.
  • All memory modules will operate at the maximum frequency specified by the CPU manufacturer.

 

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Hardware
processor
Processor model Intel Celeron J4125 AMD Ryzen R1600
Number of CPUs 1 1
processor architecture 64-bit 64-bit
processor clock 4-core 2.0 (base frequency) / 2.7 (burst frequency) GHz 2-core 2.6 (base frequency) / 3.1 (max overclock) GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
Memory
system memory 8 GB DDR4 non-ECC SODIMMs 8 GB DDR4 ECC SODIMMs
Pre-installed memory modules 8GB (4GB + 4GB) 8 GB (8 GB x 1)
Total number of memory slots 1 2
Maximum memory capacity 32GB (16GB x 2)
Remark Synology reserves the right to replace memory components with the same or higher frequency depending on the supplier’s product availability. Its compatibility and stability have been tested by the same strict test, please rest assured to use.
  • Synology reserves the right to replace memory components with the same or higher frequency depending on the supplier’s product availability. Its compatibility and stability have been tested by the same strict test, please rest assured to use.
  • Please purchase Synology original memory modules for the best compatibility and reliability. Synology will not be able to provide full product warranty or technical support if the memory capacity is not expanded using Synology memory modules.
  • For more information on the recommended configuration of memory, please refer to the hardware installation guide for your Synology product .
storage device
number of disk slots 5 5
Maximum number of disk slots to install expansion units 15 (DX517 x 2) 15 (DX517 x 2)
M.2 disk slot 2 (NVMe) 2 (NVMe)
Compatible Disk Types* (See All Supported Disks)
  • 3.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA SSD
  • M.2 2280 NVMe SSDs
  • 3.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA SSD
  • M.2 2280 NVMe SSDs
Disk hot-plug support
Remark Compatible disk type refers to the hard disk type confirmed to be compatible with the product after actual measurement, not the maximum speed limit of the hard disk slot. Compatible disk type refers to the hard disk type confirmed to be compatible with the product after actual measurement, not the maximum speed limit of the hard disk slot.
External port
RJ-45 1GbE port 4 (Support Link Aggregation / Failover)
RJ-45 1GbE port* 4 (Support Link Aggregation / Failover)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 port* 2 2
eSATA port 2 2
Remark In 2019, USB-IF rebranded the standard formerly known as USB 3.0 to USB 3.2 Gen 1.
  • This product’s 1GbE port MTU value is capped at 1500.
  • In 2019, USB-IF rebranded the standard formerly known as USB 3.0 to USB 3.2 Gen 1.
PCIe
PCIe expansion 1 x Gen3 x2 network upgrade slot
file system
internal disk
  • btrfs
  • EXT4
  • btrfs
  • EXT4
external disk
  • btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT
  • btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT
Remark You can install the exFAT Access package for free from DSM 7.0’s Package Center. If you use DSM 6.2 or earlier, you need to purchase exFAT Access in Package Center.
Exterior
Size (HXWXD) 166mm x 230mm x 223mm 166mm x 230mm x 223mm
weight 2.62 kg 2.7 kg
other projects
system fan 92mm x 92mm x 2pcs 92mm x 92mm x 2pcs
fan mode
  • full speed mode
  • low temperature mode
  • silent mode
  • full speed mode
  • low temperature mode
  • silent mode
Front panel LED indicators with adjustable brightness
Power auto-recovery
Noise value* 20.8 dB(A) 22.90dB(A)
Timer switch
wake on lan
Power Supply / Transformer 120W 120W
AC input voltage 100V to 240V AC 100V to 240V AC
Current frequency 50/60 Hz, single frequency 50/60 Hz, single frequency
Power consumption power* 36.67 W (Access)
15.51 W (HDD Hibernation)
52.06 W (Access)
16.71 W (HDD Hibernation)
British thermal unit 125.21 BTU/hr (Access)
52.96 BTU/hr (Hard Disk Sleep)
177.64 BTU/hr (Access)
57.02 BTU/hr (Hard Disk Sleep)
Remark
  • The power consumption test data was tested with a fully loaded Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive.
  • Noise value test environment: Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 hard drive in standby mode, with two GRAS Type 40AE microphones installed at a distance of 1 meter from the front and rear of the Synology NAS; background noise value: 16.49-17.51 ​​dB(A); temperature: Celsius 24.25-25.75 degrees; humidity: 58.2-61.8%.
  • For more information on how to measure power drawn by a power supply, please refer to this article .
  • Noise value test environment: Synology system is fully loaded with Synology SATA HDD and in standby mode, two GRASType 40AE microphones are installed at a distance of 1 meter in front and back of the device. Background Noise: 16.49-17.51 ​​dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
temperature
operating temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F) -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative humidity 5% to 95% RH 5% to 95% RH
Certification body
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI
  • EAC
  • CCC
  • KC
  • VCCI
  • RCM
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI
  • VCCI
  • RCM
  • UKCA
  • EAC
  • CCC
  • KC
Warranty Hardware Warranty 3 Years, Extendable to 5 Years Coverage – EW201 Hardware Warranty 3 Years, Extendable to 5 Years Coverage – EW201
Remark The warranty period begins on the date of purchase stated on the purchase receipt. (see more) The warranty period begins on the date of purchase stated on the purchase receipt. (see more)
surroundings RoHS Compliant RoHS Compliant
package contents
  • Host X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • Transformer X 1
  • Power cord X 1
  • RJ-45 network line X 2
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
  • Host X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • Transformer X 1
  • Power cord X 1
  • RJ-45 network line X 2
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
optional accessories
Remark
  • Certain items may not be available in your area, please contact your local dealer for more information.
  • The memory modules will operate at the maximum frequency specified by the CPU manufacturer.
DSM Product Specifications
Storage space management
Maximum single storage space capacity* 108TB 108TB
Maximum storage space 64 64
SSD Read/Write Cache (White Paper)
SSD TRIM
Supported RAID disk array types
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
RAID configuration migration
  • Basic to RAID 1
  • Basic to RAID 5
  • RAID 1 to RAID 5
  • RAID 5 to RAID 6
  • Basic to RAID 1
  • Basic to RAID 5
  • RAID 1 to RAID 5
  • RAID 5 to RAID 6
Expandable storage space with larger hard drive
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
Add hard disk to expand storage space
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • JBOD
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • JBOD
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
Global Hot Spare supports RAID types
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
Remark
  • The available capacity of each storage space is lower than the size of the maximum storage space, which actually depends on the file system and the amount of system metadata stored.
  • The internal storage space can be expanded, but the single storage space after expansion cannot exceed 108 TB.
  • The available capacity of each storage space is lower than the size of the maximum storage space, which actually depends on the file system and the amount of system metadata stored.
  • The internal storage space can be expanded, but the single storage space after expansion cannot exceed 108 TB.
file service
archival agreement SMB/AFP/NFS/FTP/WebDAV SMB/AFP/NFS/FTP/WebDAV
Maximum number of simultaneous SMB/AFP/FTP connections 2,000 2,000
Maximum number of simultaneous SMB/AFP/FTP connections (with expansion memory) 2,000
Windows Access Control List (ACL) integration
NFS Kerberos authentication
Remark Test criteria are based on the maximum number of simultaneous connections supported by this model. During the test, 25% of the connections were simultaneously transferring files. The transfer process only ensures that the connection is not interrupted, and the minimum transfer speed cannot be guaranteed.
  • For data equipped with expanded memory, all memory slots have been installed with the maximum supported memory capacity during the test.
  • Test criteria are based on the maximum number of simultaneous connections supported by this model. During the test, 25% of the connections were simultaneously transferring files. The transfer process only ensures that the connection is not interrupted, and the minimum transfer speed cannot be guaranteed.
Accounts and Shared Folders
Maximum number of local user accounts 2,048 2,048
Maximum number of local groups 256 256
Maximum number of shared folders 512 512
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 32 32
Hybrid Share
Maximum number of Hybrid Share folders 10 10
Remark For more details on the maximum number of folders for Hybrid Share, see this article . For more details on the maximum number of folders for Hybrid Share, see this article .
high availability
Synology High Availability
log center
Logs received per second 800 800
Virtualization Support
VMware vSphere with VAAI
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019
Citrix Ready
OpenStack
General Specifications
Internet Protocol SMB1 (CIFS), SMB2, SMB3, NFSv3, NFSv4, NFSv4.1, NFS Kerberized sessions, iSCSI, HTTP, HTTPs, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, CalDAV SMB1 (CIFS), SMB2, SMB3, NFSv3, NFSv4, NFSv4.1, NFS Kerberized sessions, iSCSI, HTTP, HTTPs, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, CalDAV
Supported Browsers
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari
supported languages English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, ภาษาไทย, Japanese, 한국어, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, ภาษาไทย, Japanese, 한국어, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Remark For details on supported browser versions, please refer to the DSM Specifications . For details on supported browser versions, please refer to the DSM Specifications .
Add-on Packages View Full Package List
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)
Central Management System
Synology Chat
maximum number of users 1,500
Maximum number of people online at the same time 100 100
Remark Where applicable, the system is tested with maximum memory installed and set to allow the maximum number of simultaneous connections.
  • Simulation of user environments, measured with an average of 20,000 messages, emojis or stickers per user, requires less than ten seconds of server response time.
  • Where applicable, the system is tested with maximum memory installed and set to allow the maximum number of simultaneous connections.
Document Viewer
Download Station
Maximum number of download tasks 80 80
SAN Manager
Maximum number of iSCSI Targets 128 128
Maximum number of LUNs 256 256
LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows Offload Data Transfer (ODX)
Remark Starting with DSM 7.0, iSCSI Manager has been renamed SAN Manager.
Synology MailPlus / MailPlus Server
Number of free email accounts (Additional purchase license is required to have more email accounts) (Additional purchase license is required to have more email accounts)
Maximum number of people online at the same time 100 100
server maximum performance 1,224,000 emails/day, about 37GB 1,224,000 emails/day, about 37GB
Remark
  • Models with more than 4 hard drive bays have two SSDs installed and configured as SSD cache.
  • For models with expandable memory, the memory with the maximum capacity has been installed during the test.
  • In high-availability mode, the performance of the mail system is slightly reduced due to data synchronization between the two servers.
  • In all the above tests, the enabled functions include: anti-spam, antivirus, DNSBL, greylisting, content scanning, full-text search (English only).
  • Models with more than 4 hard drive bays have two SSDs installed and configured as SSD cache.
  • For models with expandable memory, the memory with the maximum capacity has been installed during the test.
  • In high-availability mode, the performance of the mail system is slightly reduced due to data synchronization between the two servers.
  • In all the above tests, the enabled functions include: anti-spam, antivirus, DNSBL, greylisting, content scanning, full-text search (English only).
Media Server
DLNA Compatible
Synology Photos
face recognition
Remark Since DSM 7.0, Photo Station and Synology Moments have been integrated and renamed Synology Photos. Check out this article for a feature comparison.
Snapshot Replication
The maximum number of snapshots supported by a single shared folder 1,024 1,024
The maximum number of system snapshots 65,536 65,536
Surveillance Station
Maximum number of camera support channels (requires installation of camera authorization) 40 (with 2 free licenses) (check compatible IP cameras) 40 (with 2 free licenses) (check compatible IP cameras)
Frames per second (FPS) (H.264) 1200 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
1050 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
600 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
360 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
200 FPS @ 4K (3840×2160)
1200 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
1050 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
600 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
360 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
200 FPS @ 4K (3840×2160)
Frames per second (FPS) (H.265) 1200 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
1200 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
1000 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
600 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
300 FPS @ 4K (3840×2160)
1200 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
1200 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
1000 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
600 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
300 FPS @ 4K (3840×2160)
Frames Per Second (FPS) (MJPEG) 680 FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
400 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
300 FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
200 FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
Remark
  • The maximum number of IP cameras and FPS figures are obtained when the test rig is continuously recording with a full hard drive.
  • Actual system capabilities will vary based on system configuration, hard drive performance, number of features enabled, and presence of other workloads.
  • The maximum number of IP cameras and FPS figures are obtained when the test rig is continuously recording with a full hard drive.
  • Actual system capabilities will vary based on system configuration, hard drive performance, number of features enabled, and presence of other workloads.
Synology Drive
Recommended number of clients that can be synchronized at the same time 350 (The number of devices that can be connected at the same time when the recommended number of files is stored) 350 (The number of devices that can be connected at the same time when the recommended number of files is stored)
Recommended number of files to store 5,000,000 (applicable to index or files belonging to Synology Drive , files accessed through other protocols, please refer to the file service in the above field) 5,000,000 (applicable to index or files belonging to Synology Drive , files accessed through other protocols, please refer to the file service in the above field)
Remark
  • Exceeding the recommended quantities above will not cause the kit to stop functioning, only longer response times.
  • Using SSD cache can significantly improve performance.
  • For models with expandable memory, the memory with the maximum capacity has been installed during the test.
  • The Btrfs file system and unencrypted shared folders were used in the above tests.
  • Exceeding the recommended quantities above will not cause the kit to stop functioning, only longer response times.
  • Using SSD cache can significantly improve performance.
  • For models with expandable memory, the memory with the maximum capacity has been installed during the test.
  • The Btrfs file system and unencrypted shared folders were used in the above tests.
Synology Office
maximum number of users 1,200 1,200
Remark
  • Test opening multiple files, each edited by 30 users simultaneously.
  • For models with expandable memory, the memory with the maximum capacity has been installed during the test.
  • Client performance may affect the maximum number of simultaneous editing users. Client Test PC Specifications: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM
  • Test opening multiple files, each edited by 30 users simultaneously.
  • For models with expandable memory, the memory with the maximum capacity has been installed during the test.
  • Client performance may affect the maximum number of simultaneous editing users. Client Test PC Specifications: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM
Video Station
Virtual Machine Manager
Recommended number of virtual machines (see more) (see more)
Recommended number of Virtual DSMs (license required) 4 (including 1 set of free licenses) 4 (including 1 set of free licenses)
Remark This specification varies by system configuration and amount of memory. This specification varies by system configuration and amount of memory.
VPN Server
Maximum number of connections 40 40

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