Can I upgrade the RAM in my Synology DS720+ NAS?

Can I upgrade the RAM in my Synology DS720+ NAS?

Yes, you can upgrade the RAM in your Synology DS720+ NAS.

RAM Upgrade for Synology DS720+ NAS

If you require more memory to enhance the performance of your Synology DS720+ NAS, you have the option to upgrade its RAM. The DS720+ comes with 2GB of DDR4 non-ECC RAM pre-installed, but it can be expanded up to a maximum of 6GB by adding an additional RAM module in the available slot.

Supported RAM Specifications

In order to ensure compatibility and optimal performance, it is important to choose a RAM module that meets the specific requirements set by Synology. The DS720+ supports DDR4 non-ECC SODIMM RAM modules with a clock speed of 2666 MHz.

RAM Upgrade Procedure

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to upgrade the RAM in your Synology DS720+ NAS:

  1. Ensure that your DS720+ NAS is powered off and disconnected from the power source.
  2. Locate the memory slot cover at the bottom of the NAS.
  3. Remove the screws securing the memory slot cover and carefully remove the cover.
  4. Insert the new RAM module into the empty memory slot, aligning the notch on the module with the slot.
  5. Gently press down on the module until it is firmly seated in the slot.
  6. Replace the memory slot cover and secure it with the screws.
  7. Reconnect your DS720+ NAS to the power source and power it on.
  8. Once the NAS has started up, you can verify the new RAM capacity in the system information within the DSM (DiskStation Manager) interface.

Important Considerations

Here are some important things to consider before upgrading the RAM in your DS720+ NAS:

  • Make sure to use compatible RAM modules to avoid any compatibility issues.
  • Be cautious when handling the RAM module to avoid damage from static electricity.
  • Upgrading the RAM may void the warranty provided by Synology, so it's recommended to check the warranty conditions before proceeding.
  • Ensure that you are familiar with the RAM installation procedure or seek assistance from a professional if needed.

By following the proper procedure and guidelines, you can successfully upgrade the RAM in your Synology DS720+ NAS, allowing for improved performance and more efficient multitasking capabilities.

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