How to upgrade RAM on ASUSTOR AS6508T NAS

ASUSTOR AS6508T (Image credit: Rich Edmonds / Windows Central)

The ASUSTOR AS6508T NAS has upgradable RAM with two slots ready for up to 64GB of memory. 8GB comes pre-installed, so you'll want to buy a kit of two modules if you're planning to upgrade. Here's how to do it.

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How to upgrade the RAM

  1. Remove the three small screws on the rear of the NAS, using a Philips screwdriver.
  2. Extract the outer shell by pushing towards the rear and lift the panel up.


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  1. Locate the two RMA slots on the left-side of the inner chassis.
  2. Remove the existing RAM module by unlatching the secured clip.
  3. Install the RAM modules and secure them in place with the clips.
  4. Re-install the outer shell.
  5. Secure the NAS together with the three small screws removed in step 1.

Boot up the NAS and check the system status to make sure all modules are read correctly.

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.