Synology announces 2 bay, quad-core NAS that allows on the fly H.264 4K to 1080p video transcoding

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We’ve just posted the following news: Synology announces 2 bay, quad-core NAS that allows on the fly H.264 4K to 1080p video transcoding[newsimage]http://static.myce.com//images_posts/2015/11/myce-synology-ds716-95x75.png[/newsimage]

Synology today announced the release of DS716+, an encryption-oriented, scalable, 2-bay NAS server powered by a quad-core CPU and Btrfs file system.

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Interesting that it uses BTRFS as its native file system. BTRFS is a fairly new file system, so it hasn’t been adopted by most GNU/Linux users. Why an NAS device needs 2 gigs of RAM, and a quad core CPU IDK. I guess it’s for the 4k H.264 encoder that nobody needs?