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Synology DiskStation DS414j
Budget-friendly 4-bay NAS Server with Optimal Performance

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Overview:

Designed for SMBs and SOHO groups, DS414j serves as the all-in-one network storage server for fun and for productivity with comprehensive add-on applications.

High-performance and floating-point unit boost efficiency

Being the first Synology j series product to feature a dual core CPU, DS414j delivers ground breaking performance in its class: an average 107.24 MB/s reading and 76.61 MB/s writing in a Windows® environment.1 The built-in floating-point unit enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, and is particularly advantageous in speeding up thumbnail creation when uploading large amounts of photos or videos.

High-performance floating point

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 accelerates transfer rates

DS414j optimizes your working experience by enabling faster and more efficient data transfers. Equipped with USB 3.0 support that offers transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbps (about 10 times faster than USB 2.0), DS414j speeds up data transfer for external hard drives and other USB storage devices.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 accelerates transfer rates

Ultimate file center

File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on DS414j. Just drag-n-drop and upload data from Mac or PC. Advanced filters make it easy to search for documents, photos, or videos. With built-in FTP or email clients, DS414j lets you organize and share files through an advanced web application effortlessly. You can even share files and folders with others by simply sending a link. Files can be reached on mobile devices via the companion mobile app DS file. HTTPS, SSL/TLS encryption, and link expiry dates also ensure file sharing over the Internet is highly secure.

Optimize Storage Management

Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work.

Award winning OS

Connect your data quickly and easily

Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on DS414j. With Synology QuickConnect, you don't have to deal with difficult DDNS setup. QuickConnect frees you from complicated router configuration and port-forwarding, so your entertainment and work files can be accessed on any computer, laptop, or mobile devices instantly without extra charge.

Connect Data Easily

Backup data in multiple ways

DS414j is the perfect backup destination for your data. No matter you are a Windows or Mac user, you can back up everything on your computer directly to Synology NAS using Cloud Station. Mac users also enjoy native Apple® Time Machine support. You can specify your backup destination as not only local hard drives, but also connected USB storage devices, or public cloud services, such as Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, SFR, and hicloud. Additionally, "Backup & Replication" allows you to schedule backup tasks and restore the server to any particular point in time, while minimizing storage consumption and processing time by saving only specific data blocks that are changed between versions.

Seamless storage solution

The most compatible sharing

Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as DS415+ offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, DS415+ can fit effortlessly into any existing network environment - there is no need for IT administrators to maintain two sets of credentials. You also won't worry about missing files with the Recycle Bin feature which is supported on AFP, CIFS, File Station, and WebDAV. All files deleted in a shared folder will be automatically moved into the Recycle Bin.

The most compatible sharing

Your files anywhere with cloud service

DS414j brings you comprehensive cloud service. Cloud Station lets you sync files among DiskStations and multiple devices, including Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, as well as Windows mobile devices, whereas 2-way sync allows file synchronization among different DiskStations. You can even sync your DiskStation with Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, hubiC, and Baidu Cloud — establish your hybrid cloud to enjoy more storage flexibility and prevent data loss.

Files anywhere with the cloud

Get mobility with our apps

Synology develops versatile mobile apps — DS note, DS audio, DS video, DS photo+, DS cloud, DS file, DS download and DS cam — allowing you to access and manage the contents of your DS414j with smartphones and tablets. QuickConnect brings an easier network experience as it eliminates complicated router configuration or port forwarding. With Synology mobile apps, your multimedia collection and work files are always on the go.

App-Mobility

Eco-friendly NAS server

All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. DS414j only consumes 8.5W in HDD Hibernation and 36.7W in access*. With special fan and the smart airflow design, the DS414j keeps the system running cool 24/7, while its noise dampening design makes it quieter than PC counterparts. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen, so all Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials.

* The power consumption figures may vary on different environments.

Eco-friendly NAS server

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Technical Specifications:

Technical Specifications:
Hardware Specifications
CPU Model Mindspeed Comcerto C2000
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.2 GHz
System Memory 512 MB DDR3
Drive Bays 4
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 32 TB (8 TB HDD X 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
USB 3.0 Port 1
Size (Height X Width X Depth) 184 mm X 168 mm X 230 mm
Weight 2.21 kg
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 1
System Fan 80 mm X 80 mm X 2 pcs
Noise Level 18.9 dB(A)
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 90W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Consumption 36.7 W (Access)
8.5 W (HDD Hibernation)
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 70°C (15°F to 155°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Warranty 2 Years
Certification
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
Notes:
  • Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 3TB WD30EZRS hard drive(s).
  • Support for Wake on WAN needs switch and routers which recognize Magic Packet.
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%

Performance:

4-bay NAS

Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - Sequential Throughput (64KB)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS414 DS414slim
Read 359.11 216.95 225.94 217.76 123.35
Write 347.71 120.36 222.79 119.46 50.64
Sequential Throughput 64KB

Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - Sequential IOPS (4KB)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS414 DS414slim
Read 70172.15 15339.78 55911.80 15331.41 5315.40
Write 49363.98 10894.80 49210.88 10923.92 3639.61

Sequential IOPS 4KB


Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - Windows Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS414 DS414slim
Windows Download 151.52 130.04 153.93 166.29 92.46
Windows Upload 250.97 92.03 139.43 91.98 35.31

Windows upload/download 1MB x 5000


Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - AES 256-bit Sequential Throughput (64KB)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS414 DS414slim
Read 360.23 79.03 225.92 78.96 32.66
Write 217.83 32.43 216.70 32.45 12.80

AES 256-bit Sequential Throughput 64KB


Gigabit Link Aggregation Environment - AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (1MB x 5000 files)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS414 DS414slim
Windows Download 75.64 51.04 65.31 50.70 28.26
Windows Upload 103.27 27.74 90.98 27.72 12.01

AES 256-bit windows upload/download


Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Windows Upload/Download (5GB file)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS415play DS414 DS414j DS414slim
Windows Download 112.22 112.22 112.16 112.13 112.36 110.47 110.84
Windows Upload 111.95 108.96 111.91 95.45 108.58 73.69 52.89

Windows upload/download 5GB


Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Windows Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS415play DS414 DS414j DS414slim
Windows Download 80.60 72.59 85.40 63.52 73.64 56.87 57.25
Windows Upload 50.08 45.14 52.35 41.56 45.40 35.26 29.77

Gigabit Ethernet Environment windows upload/download


Gigabit Ethernet Environment - AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (5GB file)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS415play DS414 DS414j DS414slim
Windows Download 111.37 39.98 112.36 17.40 39.75 31.60 29.94
Windows Upload 93.19 21.95 94.58 13.18 22.02 9.50 14.42

AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (5GB file)


Gigabit Ethernet Environment - AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows (1MB x 5000 files)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS415play DS414 DS414j DS414slim
Windows Download 71.68 32.12 74.92 15.33 32.14 25.57 24.95
Windows Upload 35.42 12.67 37.21 9.42 12.66 7.24 9.21

AES 256-bit File Upload/Download in Windows


Gigabit Ethernet Environment - Web Server Response Time

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS415play DS414 DS414j DS414slim
Seconds 84.08 393.47 83.88 280.05 385.83 578.02 1086.71

Web Server Response Time


Mac Test Environment - AFP Upload/Download (5GB file)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS415play DS414 DS414j DS414slim
AFP Download 91.14 86.94 90.11 87.84 87.34 81.58 84.59
AFP Upload 92.71 90.30 92.65 82.48 90.27 49.42 51.41

Mac Test Environment AFP upload/download 5GB


Mac Test Environment - AFP Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)

Model RS815(RP)+ RS815 DS415+ DS415play DS414 DS414j DS414slim
AFP Download 48.51 44.24 49.19 43.83 43.52 38.72 52.85
AFP Upload 52.42 41.21 49.51 35.38 41.25 28.57 29.26

Mac Test Performance AFP Upload/Download (1MB x 5000 files)

Documentation:

Download the Synology DiskStation DS414j Data Sheet (PDF).