RackStation® RS3618xs

High performance and scalable NAS simplifies data management, optimizes virtualization environments for large scale businesses.

RS3618xs
RS3618xs
CPU

CPU

quad-core up to 2.7GHz 

RAM options

RAM options

8GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM, up to 64GB

Network

Network

4 x 1GbE port, optional 10GbE NIC support

Scalability

Scalability

Up to 36 drives with RX1217/RX1217RP

Ready for 10GbE and beyond

PCIe 3.0 slots allow for faster networking options as you expand your infrastructure. Together with the built-in quad Gigabit ports, RS3618xs offers comprehensive connectivity options for link aggregation and failover configurations.

5-year warranty

5-year warranty

At Synology, we are committed to product innovation and quality. Synology guarantees a robust and reliable data management experience with a 5-year limited warranty, providing responsive technical support and hardware replacement services to maximize your return on investment. 

Synology Replacement Service (SRS)

Synology Replacement Service (SRS)

SRS provides free advance replacement units as early as the next business day in selected regions, maximizing the service uptime for your mission-critical storage and ensuring your business continuity. Learn more

Ultimate Backup Solution

RS3618xs integrates various backup applications into an intuitive user interface, offering durable storage technologies to safeguard your valuable data on any device.

Fast clone

Active Backup for Business

Centralize backup tasks for VMware, Windows, and file servers. Restore whatever you want fast and reliably when needed.

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Hyper Backup

Hyper Backup

Comprehensively back up your data to a local shared folder, an external device, another Synology NAS, an rsync server, or a public cloud to ensure data safety.

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Synology Drive

Synology Drive

Safeguard your computer with Synology Drive Client. Effortlessly perform real-time data backups and point-in-time file recovery.

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Active Backup for<br>Microsoft 365 / Google Workspace

Active Backup for
Microsoft 365 / Google Workspace

On-premise backup solution with a centralized dashboard. Optimize storage efficiency with single instancing and block-level deduplication technology.

Google Workspace

office365

vmware
windows2019
citrix
openstack
Next-generation file system for better data protection

Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager

Performance backed by Synology drives

Engineered to handle intensive 24/7 workloads, Synology drives consistently deliver top-grade performance.1

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RackStation® RS3618xs

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  • 1Power button and indicator
  • 2Beep off button
  • 3Drive status indicator
  • 4Drive tray
  • 5Power port
  • 6PSU on/off switch
  • 7PSU fan
  • 8Console port
  • 91GbE RJ-45 port
  • 10USB 3.0 port
  • 11Expansion port
  • 12PCIe 3.0 slot
  • 13Reset button

Notes:

  1. Storage drives are sold separately. Refer to the compatibility list for compatible devices.

Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU
CPU Model Intel Xeon D-1521
CPU Quantity 1
CPU Core 4
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency 2.4 (base) / 2.7 (turbo) GHz
Memory
Memory
System Memory 8 GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM
Memory Module Pre-installed 8 GB (8 GB x 1)
Total Memory Slots 4
Maximum Memory Capacity 64 GB (16 GB x 4)
Notes
  • Synology reserves the right to replace memory modules with the same or higher frequency based on supplier's product life cycle status. Rest assured that the compatibility and stability have been strictly verified with the same benchmark to ensure identical performance.
  • Please select Synology memory modules for optimum compatibility and reliability. Synology will not provide complete product warranty or technical support if non-Synology memory modules are used for memory expansion.
  • For more information on the recommended memory configurations, visit here.
Storage
Storage
Drive Bays 12
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 36 (RX1217 x 2)
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)
  • 3.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA SSD
Hot Swappable Drive*
Notes "Compatible drive type" indicates drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
External Ports
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 Port* 2
Expansion Port 2
Expansion Port Type Infiniband
Notes The USB 3.0 standard was renamed to USB 3.2 Gen 1 by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) in 2019.
PCIe
PCIe
PCIe Expansion 2 x Gen3 x8 slots (x8 link)
Appearance
Appearance
Form Factor (RU) 2U
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 88 mm x 482 mm x 724 mm
Weight 14.5 kg
Rack Installation Support* 4-post 19" rack (Synology Rail Kit - RKS-02)
Notes The rail kit is sold separately
Others
Others
System Fan 80 mm x 80 mm x 4 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Full-Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 50.2 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On / Off
Wake on LAN / WAN
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 500 W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption 142.76 W (Access)
55.05 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 487.12 BTU/hr (Access)
187.84 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Notes
  • Power consumption is measured when it is fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 hard drive(s) in the idle state. Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up 1 meter away from the Synology NAS at the front and rear. Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
Temperature
Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification
Certification
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI
  • EAC
  • CCC
  • KC
  • VCCI
  • RCM
Warranty
Warranty
5 Years
Notes The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. (Learn more)
Environment
Environment
RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
Optional Accessories
Optional Accessories
Notes All memory modules will operate at the maximum frequency specified by the CPU manufacturer.

Notes:

  1. Model specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
  2. The figures are based on Synology internal testing. Each performance test is done individually. No other services or applications are processed at the same time.
  3. The actual performance may be lower than lab testing figure due to differences in server configuration, deployment, and the number of active operations.
  4. If usage requirements exceed the specifications above, please contact our regional partners for professional advice.