Boost Your Storage Performance Synology M.2 SSD adapter — M2D17 — is designed to supercharge your NAS I/O performance. Its dual M.2 SSD slots allow high SSD read/write caching, reserving primary drive bays for data storage. It supports 2280/2260/2242 form factors and meets various M.2 SATA SSD options to free you from vendor lock-in.
CPU Model Intel Atom C3538 CPU Architecture 64-bit CPU Frequency Quad Core 2.1 GHz Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI) Yes
System Memory 4 GB DDR4 Memory Module Pre-installed 4GB (1 x 4GB) Total Memory Slots 4 Memory Expandable up to 64 GB (16 GB x 4)
Drive Bays 12 Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 24
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives) 3.5" SATA HDD 2.5" SATA HDD 2.5" SATA SSD Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 144 TB (12 TB drive x 12) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 288 TB (144 TB + 12 TB drive x 12) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) Maximum Single Volume Size 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 raw capacity is not limited by the maximum single volume size. Synology NAS models may utilize capacities over the maximum single volume size as long as each volume created is below the limit. (Learn more)
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support) USB 3.0 Port 2 Expansion Port 1
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen3 x8 slot (black, x4 link)
Add-in-card support M2D17 - Dual M.2 SSD adapter card for SSD cache PCIe Network Interface Card (Learn more)
Notes RS2418+/RS2418RP+ with M2D17 can only support M.2 SATA SSD. M.2 NVMe/AHCI PCIe SSD is not supported.
Btrfs EXT4 EXT3 FAT NTFS HFS+ exFAT*
exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 88 mm x 482 mm x 696 mm 88 mm x 482 mm x 724 mm (for RP model)