Like every other website on the planet, SmallNetBuilder uses cookies. Our cookies track login status, but we only allow admins to log in anyway, so those don't apply to you. Any other cookies you pick up during your visit come from advertisers, which we don't control.
If you continue to use the site, you agree to tolerate our use of cookies. Thank you!

Router Charts

Click for Router Charts

Router Ranker

Click for Router Ranker

NAS Charts

Click for NAS Charts

NAS Ranker

Click for NAS Ranker

More Tools

Click for More Tools

NAS News

Synology logoSynology's latest two-bay NAS is powered by a dual-core Marvell CPU.

The DS216 is a two-bay NAS joining Synology's "Value" series targeted at home / SOHO buyers. It's powered by an 1.3 GHz dual-core Marvell Armada 385 (88F6820) SoC backed by 512 MB of DDR3 RAM.

The new NAS is a step up from Synology's lower cost "J series" DS215j and DS215se that are powered by 800 MHz Marvell Armada 375 and 370 SoCs, respectively. Port complement is one Gigabit Ethernet, one USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0.

The Marvell processor has hardware Floating Point and encryption processors to help speed image thumbnail creation and improve encryted volume throughput by 50% for read and 110% for write, according to Synology. The company also specs RAID 1 large file transfer write and read at over 111 MB/s using Windows.

Synology DS216

Synology DS216

Like all Synology NASes, the DS216 runs Synology's DiskStation Manager that includes a wide range of file storage, backup, cloud and media serving and management features.

The DS216 is shipping now. Pricing was not announced, but is said to be "slightly more" than the DS215j, which has current street pricing around $220.

More NAS

Wi-Fi System Tools
Check out our Wi-Fi System Charts, Ranker and Finder!

Support Us!

If you like what we do and want to thank us, just buy something on Amazon. We'll get a small commission on anything you buy. Thanks!

Over In The Forums

I use an external HDD Seagate steb8000301 usb3.0https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B07TZXR741/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_PyPsEbTA4RF1Qmy goal: share its content with...
Hey guys!I just found a foot massager called NAIPO, equipped with the steam system and electric massager. It looks amazing! And it just needs a cup of...
Hello all, does anybody use VPNs that have dedicated app for routers? my astrill has one for asus merlin, but i'm looking for alternatives, recommenda...
FYI - creating this thread because I can't find this issue/solution concisely documented anywhere else, please add any info below.I can see a number A...
I'm using a Synology NAS to listen to music when I'm at work. To access it, I have DDNS running on my Asus RT-AC87U, along the lines of xxxx.asuscomm....

Don't Miss These

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3