Compare 4-Bay USB3 Desktop Case CFI-B7846UM Tower Enclosure for 4x SATA-6Gb HD; JBOD AND Qnap Desktop NAS TS-431X-8G 4-Bay RAID (8GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+


free advice




Click to view product
CFI-B7846UM
IB-CF-4U3
PRODUCT PAGE

£74.80 ex.VAT
£89.76 inc.VAT
Check availability

Click to view product
TS-431X-8G
IBQ-431X-8G
PRODUCT PAGE

£476.00 ex.VAT
£571.20 inc.VAT
Check availability

General

Stock code
IB-CF-4U3
IBQ-431X-8G
Brand
Qnap
Series
4-Bay USB3 Desktop Case
Desktop NAS
Model
CFI-B7846UM
TS-431X-8G
Type
Tower Enclosure for 4x SATA-6Gb HD; JBOD
4-Bay RAID (8GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
25/06/2014
08/02/2017

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
265x186x135mm
169 x 160 x 219 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
8GB
Guarantee
2yr
2yr
Processor
Annapurna Labs AL-212 1.7GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
low
Total Drives
4
4
Total Drives (alternate)
4
4
RAID
None
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Single - JBOD - (Just a Bunch of Disks)
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
OS Support - Windows
No software driver needed for Windows 98, ME, 2000, 2003, XP, Windows 7
OS Support - Mac/OSX
No software driver needed for Mac OS

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete
1X USB3 type B
2X RJ45 1GbE
1X SFP+ 10GbE
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
3X USB3 type A (host)
Internal Ports (#1)
4
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
6kg
4.3kg
Weight (bare)
3kg
Watts
150W
Reviews
 4-Bay USB3 Desktop Case

CFI-B7846UM


compare image CFI-B7846UM
compare image ico CFI-B7846UMcompare image ico CFI-B7846UM
Price ex.VAT:£74.80
Price inc.VAT:£89.76





General Performance

The CFI-B7846UM unlike the TS-431X-8G is made by . There always other brands out there like which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it. The CFI-B7846UM RAM compared with TS-431X-8G 8GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

One USB3 port on this is offering you up to 5Gb/s transfer speeds of external devices. It is fast enough to get your files through fairly quickly with this speed and make backing up with an external drive or Apple Time Machine a quick and easy process.

About Usage

As there are no LAN ports, you probably know this is DAS (directly attached storage) box. Sometimes more than anything we need speed! If you have chosen right drives for your CFI-B7846UM box, you can expect the best performance whilst you are editing your videos or working with graphics. Only disadvantage with DAS boxes, is data sharing capabilities, compared with NAS functionality.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is £401.20 cheaper than the most expensive unit TS-431X-8G.
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-431X-8G


compare image TS-431X-8G
compare image ico TS-431X-8Gcompare image ico TS-431X-8Gcompare image ico TS-431X-8GQnap TS-431X-8G youtube video
Price ex.VAT:£476.00
Price inc.VAT:£571.20





General Performance

The TS-431X-8G unlike the CFI-B7846UM is made by Qnap. By choosing Qnap people expect to see advanced configurations opportunities as well as innovative and more diverse business applications. You are able to customize the TS-431X-8G to your needs. Unlike the CFI-B7846UM this box has the Annapurna Labs AL-212 1.7GHz processor.

About Connections

With three LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Three USB3 ports on this Qnap is offering you up to 5Gb/s transfer speeds of external devices. It is fast enough to get your files through fairly quickly with this speed and make backing up with an external drive or Apple Time Machine a quick and easy process. Sometimes when your business grows, you might consider getting a box with expansion capabilities. With this box you have all opportunities to do so. You might want to contact one of our tech guys to find out more.

About Usage

With 4 bay unit you are having additional advantages. You can choose from number of RAID solutions to set up. There could be RAID that saves your data even if one of the drives fail so you can still recover your data. This would be slightly more safe option to keep your data. Besides you can still access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £476.00.


FREE ✓BUILD ✓RAID ✓TEST ✓BUSINESS QUOTES | SPAN.COM
☎Call for pricing +44 20 8288 8555 ✓Free Advice


We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. By continuing to navigate through this site you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our Cookies Policy


Unit 19,
Red Lion Business Centre,
Red Lion Road,
Tolworth, Surbiton,
Surrey,
KT6 7QD
England -UK

We recommend:
NAScompares.com HDDcompares.com SSDcompares.com Thunderboltcompares.com
SPAN.COM
New Malden
Kingston Upon Thames
Esher
Hampton
Thames
Ditton
Richmond
Wimbledon
Teddington
Earlsfield
Mitcham
Croydon
Center of London (WC)
SPAN.COM local MAP

By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies to enhance your experience. Read more