Synology DS418play is designed to be your ideal, centralized multimedia hub with over 40TB of raw storage capacity, allowing you to transcode up to 2 channels of H.265/H.264 4K videos at the same time. With a powerful built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine, DS418play also provides excellent encrypted file transmission.
Synology DS418Play DiskStation 4-Bay NAS - Synology DS418play is designed to be your ideal, centralized multimedia hub with over 40TB of raw storage capacity, allowing you to transcode up to 2 channels of H.265/H.264 4K videos at the same time. With a powerful built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine, DS418play also provides excellent encrypted file transmission.
Supported storage drive interfaces
Serial ATA,Serial ATA II,Serial ATA III
RAID support The device uses RAID, which is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
RAID levels RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
Hot-swap drive bays The places where drives (hot-swap drives) can be inserted to or removed from the computer.
Supported file systems
Installed storage drive type Type of storage drives built into the device e.g. HDD (hard disk drive), SSD (solid-state drive).
Processor family A family of processors is a group of processors produced by one company over a short period of time e.g. Intel Pentium processors.
Processor frequency The speed that the microprocessor executes each instruction or each vibration of the clock. The CPU requires a fixed number of clock ticks, or cycles, to execute each instruction. The faster the clocks rate, the faster the CPU, or the faster it can execute instructions. Clock Speeds are usually determined in MHz, 1 MHz representing 1 million cycles per second, or in GHz, 1 GHz representing 1 thousand million cycles per second. The higher the CPU speed, the better a computer will perform.
Processor boost frequency The turbo boost is an automatic, managed accelleration of the processor when one of the cores is overloaded.
Processor cores The number of central processing units ('cores') in a processor. Some processors have 1 core, others have 2 (e.g. Intel Core Duo) or more (e.g. the Intel Xeon E7-2850 has 10 cores).
CPU configuration (max)
ECC supported by processor
PCI Express configurations
PCI Express slots version
Processor cache type
Processor lithography The process which is performed by the processor e.g. CPU (Central Processing Unit).
Processor operating modes Operating modes for the processors that place restrictions on the type and scope of operations for certain processes run by the CPU. This design allows the operating system to run with more privileges than application software.
Processor package size
24 x 31 mm
Processor socket Mechanical component(s) that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows the processor to be replaced without soldering.
System bus rate A bus is a communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers. The system bus rate is the speed at which data is transferred in this communication system.
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
On-board graphics adapter model "Graphic adapter" is the hardware that produces images on a display. "On-board" means that the graphics adapter is intergrated inside the motherboard.
Intel® HD Graphics 500
Maximum internal memory supported by processor
Conflict-Free processor "Conflict free" means "DRC conflict free", which is defined by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules to mean products that do not contain conflict minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten and/or gold) that directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or adjoining countries.
Ethernet LAN An Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) interface is present, for a wired conection via a cable.
Wi-Fi Popular technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data or connect to the internet wirelessly using radio waves.
Ports & interfaces
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity
On-board graphics adapter base frequency
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory
Noise level The amplitude level of the undesired background noise, usually measured in decibels (db).
Power supply unit (PSU) capacity
Power consumption (typical) Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
Power consumption (sleep)
AC input frequency
50 - 60 Hz
Weight & dimensions
External power adapter
Quick installation guide
Processor special features
Embedded options available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Secure Boot Secure Boot ensures that only trusted software with a known configuration executes as part of the boot process. It enables the hardware root of trust which starts the authentication chain for platform firmware and subsequent software load, like the operating system, for example.
Intel Smart Connect Technology Intel Smart Connect Technology continually and automatically updates your e-mail, applications, and social networks, even when the system is asleep.
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) <b>Simplify Virtualization and Reduce Overheads</b> Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) helps make virtualization practical by eliminating performance overheads, reducing complexity, and improving security with hardware assistance. Virtualization allows multiple workloads to share a common set of resources so that a variety of workloads can co-locate while maintaining full isolation from each other.
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) <b>Simplify Virtualization and Reduce Overheads</b> Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) helps make virtualization practical by eliminating performance overheads, reducing complexity, and improving security with hardware assistance. Virtualization allows multiple workloads to share a common set of resources so that a variety of workloads can co-locate while maintaining full isolation from each other.
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) <b>Added Security with Faster Data Encryption</b> The Intel® Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) enable fast and secure data encryption and decryption for better performance and less risk from timing and cache-based attacks than table-based software implementations. Intel AES-NI supports usages such as standard key lengths, standard modes of operation, and even some nonstandard or future variants.
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT) <b>Disable access to missing laptops</b> Giving users access to corporate data and application through remote laptops boosts productivity, but it can also leave IT vulnerable to hackers and misplaced laptops. Intel® Anti-Theft Technology is built into the laptop hardware, helping IT administrators outwit thieves, even when they attempt to reimage the OS, change the boot order, or install a new hard drive. When laptops with Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT) become lost or stolen, they can be remotely disabled. If the laptop is recovered, it can be quickly reactivated to normal operation.
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD) <b>See the World More Vividly</b> Intel® Clear Video HD Technology delivers cleaner, sharper images, more natural, accurate, and vivid colors. View images as they were meant to be seen on devices featuring Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Graphics Technology.
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) <b>Integrated Audio for Today and Tomorrow</b> A new specification for integrated audio, Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) delivers the features and high-end performance of an add-in audio card while playing back more channels with improved quality. Intel HD Audio provides high-quality multi-channel audio experiences with new encoding and decoding algorithms to enhance the listening experience.
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) <b>Improved Performance for Threaded Software</b> Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) makes efficient use of processor resources, enabling multiple threads to run on each core and increasing processor throughput. Available on Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® processors, Intel HT Technology helps run demanding applications simultaneously, protect and manage systems, and provide headroom for business growth.
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT) <b>Protect Your Identity and Business</b> Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT) protects enterprises from being penetrated by stolen credentials and online user account access with an added layer of hardware-based security and authentication as well as a multifactor authentication framework to manage different authentication methods.
Intel® Insider™ Experience a whole new level of premium HD entertainment with Intel® Insider™—available exclusively with 5th generation Intel® Core™ processors.
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Add a new dimension to your viewing experience. Now you can play games and watch your favorite 3D movies with Blu-ray Stereo 3D playback using passive or active shutter 3D glasses. InTru™ 3D technology by Intel in association with Dreamworks delivers it all in 1080p full high-definition resolution on your TV over HDMI 1.4.
Intel® OS Guard <b>Protect Your Operating Environment</b> Intel® OS Guard, a hardware-based security feature that protects the operating system kernel, defends against malicious data or attack code located in areas of memory marked as user mode pages, preventing any application from taking over or compromising the OS kernel.
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology <b>Create, Edit, and Share Video in a Flash</b> Intel® Quick Sync Video uses the dedicated media processing capabilities of Intel® Graphics Technology to make video encoding tasks—such as creating DVDs or Blu-ray discs, creating and editing 3D videos, converting 2D video files into 3D, and converting video for portable media players and social networking sites—faster and easier.
Intel® Secure Key <b>Generate Cryptographic Security Protocols</b> Intel® Secure Key is a security hardware-based random number generator that can generate high-quality keys for cryptographic (encryption and decryption) protocols. These keys provide quality entropy that is highly sought after in the cryptography world for added security.
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA) <b>Solutions to Help You Focus on Your Small Business</b> Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA) helps small businesses without a managed network manage security and productivity issues. This solution helps maintain and protect PCs automatically so that you can focus on running your business.
Intel® Smart Response Technology <b>Fast Access to Frequently Used Applications</b> Intel® Smart Response Technology enables a high-performance, cost-effective storage solution using either a dual solid-state and hard drive or a solid state hybrid drive (SSHD). By recognizing which data and applications are used most, Intel Smart Response Technology boosts hard drive performance so that you can create, work, and play faster than ever.
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology <b>Higher Performance When You Need It Most</b> Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 accelerates processor and graphics performance by increasing the operating frequency when operating below specification limits. The maximum frequency varies depending on workload, hardware, software, and overall system configuration.
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi) <b>Connect to TV Wirelessly</b> With a few clicks, Intel® Wireless Display expands your screen’s potential, linking mobile devices and laptops to TV screens wirelessly. Stream family favorites and view personal experiences while turning your device’s small screen into a superior, sharable experience.
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes
Number of execution units
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Home Networking (by Intel)
Memory channels supported by processor
Memory types supported by processor
Operating temperature (T-T) The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
RoHS compliance The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive aims to restrict certain dangerous substances commonly used in electrical and electronic equipment. Any RoHS compliant product is tested for the presence of Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent chromium (Hex-Cr), Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), and Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE). PBB and PBDE are flame retardants used in several plastics. For Cadmium and Hexavalent chromium, there must be less than 0.01% of the substance by weight at raw homogeneous materials level. For Lead, PBB, and PBDE, there must be no more than 0.1% of the material, when calculated by weight at raw homogeneous materials. Any RoHS compliant component must have 100 ppm or less of mercury and the mercury must not have been intentionally added to the component. In the EU, some military and medical equipment are exempt from RoHS compliance.
Processor ARK ID
|Product Condition||Brand New/Unused|
|NAS Form Factor||Freestanding|
|Warranty Period||2 Years Warranty|
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