High-performance NAS server with scaling flexibility
Powered by a dual-core processor with AES-NI hardware encryption engine, Synology DiskStation DS3018xs is a brand new 6-bay NAS that comes with a PCIe slot and can be installed with a 10GbE network interface card or a dual M.2 SSD adapter card. SSD cache support enhances network speeds and boosts performance, allowing DS3018xs to meet data-intensive requirements.
CPU Model Intel Pentium D1508
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Dual Core 2.2 GHz 2.2 (base) / 2.6 (turbo) GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
System Memory 8 GB DDR4 ECC SO-DIMM
Memory Module Pre-installed 8GB (1 x 8GB)
Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Expandable up to 32 GB (16 GB x 2)
Drive Bays 6 Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 30 Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)
3.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA SSD Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 72 TB (12 TB drive x 6) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 360 TB (12 TB drive x 30) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) Maximum Single Volume Size
200 TB (32GB RAM required, for RAID 5 or RAID 6 groups only)
108 TB Hot Swappable Drive YES Notes
"Compatible drive type" indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
The maximum single volume size is not directly related to the maximum raw capacity. (Learn more)
Expansion of the internal volume is only supported if the combined single volume size does not exceed the maximum limit of 108TB or 200TB if upgraded to 32GB RAM or more.
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 3
Expansion Port 2
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen3 x8 slot (x8 link)
M2D17 - Dual M.2 SSD adapter card for SSD cache
PCIe Network Interface Card (Learn more)
Notes DS3018xs with M2D17 can only support M.2 SATA SSD. M.2 NVMe/AHCI PCIe SSD is not supported.
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 166 mm x 282 mm x 243 mm
Weight 5.2 kg
System Fan 92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcs Fan Speed Mode
Quiet Mode Easy Replacement System Fan YES Brightness adjustable front LED indicators YES Power Recovery YES Noise Level* 25.5 dB(A) Scheduled Power On/Off YES Wake on LAN/WAN YES Power Supply Unit / Adapter 250W AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase Power Consumption* 126.89 W (Access)
56.92 W (HDD Hibernation) British Thermal Unit 433.27 BTU/hr (Access)
194.35 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation
FCC Class B
CE Class B
BSMI Class B
Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%