Friday, July 20th 2012

Synology Releases Peripherals Update with WD Red Hard Drives

Synology Inc. today announced the compatibility of its DiskStation & RackStation lineup with WD Red NAS 3.5" hard drives that include WD30EFRX (3 TB), WD20EFRX (2 TB), and WD10EFRX (1 TB). The above models have successfully passed stress and compatibility test from Synology, and proven to be compatible with select Synology DiskStation & RackStation from the x12, x11, x10, x09, and x08 series.

WD Red hard drives are designed specifically for home and small office NAS server. Featuring NASware and 3D Active Balance Plus technologies, the WD Red line is enhanced to drive reliability, improve overall performance, and simplify integration process.

Compatible DiskStation & RackStation with WD Red hard drives include: DS1010+, DS108j, DS109, DS109+, DS109j, DS110+, DS110j, DS111, DS112, DS112+, DS112j, DS1511+, DS1512+, DS1812+, DS209, DS209+, DS209+II, DS209j, DS210+, DS210j, DS211, DS211+, DS211j, DS212, DS212+, DS212j, DS408, DS409, DS409+, DS410, DS410j, DS411, DS411+, DS411+II, DS411j, DS412+, DS508, DS509+, DS710+, DS712+, DX5, DX510, RS212, RS408, RS408RP, RS409, RS409+, RS409RP+, RS411, RS810+, RS810RP+, RS812, RS812+, RS812RP+, RX4, RX410.

To view the complete supported hard drive models, please visit this page.
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Excellent. This will make purchasing Red drives and sorting out the NAS compatibility mess much easier. Thanks, Synology. :)
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