Streamline your data management
Boost performance with built-in SSD slots
DS420 provides two built-in M.2 SSD slots so that you can take full advantage of Synology SSD Cache functionality. Add SSD cache for up to 20 times faster I/O response without using front drive bays.
Accelerate demanding applications
A more powerful CPU speeds up computing-intensive applications. The new 2-core processor boosts photo indexing, database response times, and web PHP response efficiency. Easily categorize your photo memories, smoothly manage files across computers and mobile devices, and enjoy blazing fast web applications.
Access and sync your files seamlessly
Synology Drive provides a built-in universal portal to access your data anytime and anywhere, and synchronize all your files across platforms, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS.
Sync files on demand: Save the storage space and network bandwidth of your PC.
Go back in time: Easily retrieve previous versions of your shared files.
Back up your data: Protect your files as scheduled or in real-time.
Audio Station is your personal music center, designed to intelligently sort and organize your audio files, and stream to Google Cast enabled devices. Audio Station supports lossless formats to ensure pristine audio quality.
Organize your photos intelligently with Moments, a modern, AI-enabled photo management application that lets you effortlessly preserve your precious memories.
Video Station lets you easily manage and organize movies, TV shows, and home videos, and stream content to computers, smartphones, and media players.
Seamless integration with your mobile devices
Synology mobile applications are designed to allow quick and secure access to your data wherever you are.
Average 15% performance boost to photo indexing and other computing-intensive operations, as well as database response time
Built-in M.2 2280 NVMe SSD slots permit cache acceleration without occupying storage drive bays
Access, share, and sync your data easily across different operating systems and devices
Back up critical data and reduce your Recovery Time Objective (RTO) with Snapshot Replication
Organize and stream music, video, and photo collections across all your devices
Synology DiskStation DS420 is a network attached storage solution for smooth data
sharing, video streaming, and photo indexing. Two built-in M.2 SSD slots and Synology SSD Cache technology allow you to boost system I/O and application performance.
Synology DS420 4 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
Processor / Memory
RAM 2 GB (installed) / 6 GB (supported) – DDR4
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Processors Installed 1 x Intel Celeron J4025 2 GHz
Max Supported Qty 1
Max Turbo Speed 2.9 GHz
Device Type NAS server
Host Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity 0 GB
Max Supported Capacity 64 TB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 0 (installed) / 4 (max)
Width 19.9 cm
Depth 22.3 cm
Height 16.6 cm
Weight 2.18 kg
RAID Level RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, JBOD
Data Link Protocol 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE
Network / Transport Protocol PPTP, L2TP, IPSec, SMTP, FTP, POP3, IMAP, SMB, NFS, HTTP, HTTPs
Remote Management Protocol SNMP, Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, LDAP
Network Services Compatibility Microsoft CIFS, Network File System (NFS), FTP, Apple File Protocol (AFP), HTTPS, Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV), Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)
Features Wake on LAN (WOL), High Availability, download client, Access Control List (ACL) support, RADIUS support, iTunes server, e-mail server, reset button, surveillance station, DNS server, DLNA Media Server, WebDAV server, VPN Server, Dropbox support, Link Aggregation, failover protection, AES encryption, Yandex Disk support, Microsoft OneDrive support, DLNA support, hubiC support, SSD trim, Amazon S3 support, Backblaze B2 support, MegaDisk support
Encryption Algorithm AES-NI
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Bays 4 (total) / 4 (free) x hot-swap – 2.5″ / 3.5″
Expansion Slots 2 (total) / 2 (free) x M.2 2280
Interfaces 2 x USB 3.0 – Type A ¦ 2 x Ethernet 1000Base-T – RJ-45
Cables Included 2 x network cable
Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), built-in 2 cooling fans
Security Slot Type Kensington security slot
Compliant Standards VCCI, BSMI, CCC, FCC, RoHS, KC, EAC, RCM
Included Accessories Accessory pack
Power Device External power adapter
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption Operational 28.3 Watt
Power Consumption Stand by 8.45 Watt
Power Provided 90 Watt
Software / System Requirements
Software Included McAfee
OS Required Apple MacOS, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple iOS
Service & Support Limited warranty – 3 years
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 5 – 95%
Sound Emission 19.8 dBA