Compare Synology DiskStation NAS DS620slim 6-Bay 2.5" (2GB RAM) AND Qnap Desktop NAS 10GbE+TB3 TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C 6-Bay RAID (16GB Compatible RAM, Core i3) + 10GbE + Thunderbolt 3


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DS620slim
IBSY-620SLIM
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£426.00 ex.VAT
£511.20 inc.VAT
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TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C
IBQ-672XT-i316C
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£1,359.00 ex.VAT
£1,630.80 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-620SLIM
IBQ-672XT-i316C
Brand
Synology
Qnap
Series
DiskStation NAS
Desktop NAS 10GbE+TB3
Model
DS620slim
TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C
Type
6-Bay 2.5" (2GB RAM)
6-Bay RAID (16GB Compatible RAM, Core i3) + 10GbE + Thunderbolt 3
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
29/05/2019
10/10/2018

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
121 x 151 x 175 mm
188.2 × 264.3 × 279.6 mm
Platter size
2.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
RAM/Cache
2GB
16GB
Guarantee
3yr
2yr
Processor
Intel Celeron J3355 2.0GHz (2.5GHz burst)
Intel® CoreTM i3-8100T Quad Core 3.1 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
1313
7475
Total Drives
6
6
Total Drives (alternate)
6
RAID
0:1:5:6
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
2X RJ45 1GbE
6X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
1X HDMI 2.0
1X RJ45 10GbE
2X RJ45 1GbE
2X M.2 NVMe
1X PCIe v3 x4
6X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X Thunderbolt type C
2X USB3.1 gen2 type A
2X USB3.1 gen2 type C
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet and Thunderbolt 3rpm
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
2.2kg
8.07kg
Weight (bare)
1.4kg
6.5kg
Reviews
Synology DiskStation NAS

DS620slim


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Price ex.VAT:£426.00
Price inc.VAT:£511.20





General Performance

The DS620slim unlike the TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new to Network Attached Storage are advised to go for the Synology. Unlike the TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C this box has the Intel Celeron J3355 2.0GHz (2.5GHz burst) processor. With its 2.0GHZ processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 1080P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Another key difference between the TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C is RAM. DS620slim arrives with 2GB RAM. The DS620slim 2GB RAM compared with TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C 16GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

There are two LAN ports on this box, making it a good home or small business NAS as you can utilise Link Aggregation and Failover support. Two USB3 ports on this Synology 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 6 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. You may install Plex Media Server on this box. Plex lets you easily create a feature rich and practical home media playback system. Some boxes offer real time transcoding functionality. That let you stream your media hustle free, based on your device speed or screen size. Please contact us to find transcoding compatibility list.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This Synology is £933.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C.
Qnap Desktop NAS 10GbE+TB3

TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C


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Price ex.VAT:£1,359.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,630.80





General Performance

The TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C unlike the DS620slim 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 TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C to your needs. This model comes with new DDR4 technology random access memorty (RAM). DDR3 used to work at 800 MT/s (or Millions of Transfers per second) and some went as high as 2133. DDR4, starts at 2133 MHz. The increased speed means an overall increase in bandwidth. Unlike the DS620slim this box has the Intel® CoreTM i3-8100T Quad Core 3.1 GHz processor. Another key difference between the DS620slim is RAM. TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C arrives with 16GB RAM. Size of 16GB makes TVS-672XT-i3-16G-C the best regards to RAM capacity.

About Connections

At the back of the box you will find HDMI port which will let you connect it to TV or monitor. In this case you are not limited to network speeds. With three LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Four 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 6 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. You may install Plex Media Server on this box. Plex lets you easily create a feature rich and practical home media playback system. Some boxes offer real time transcoding functionality. That let you stream your media hustle free, based on your device speed or screen size. Please contact us to find transcoding compatibility list.

PLEX TRANSCODING


This NAS feature Intel® CoreTM i3-8100T Quad Core 3.1 GHz processor which will let you transcode videos on the PLEX. This will allow you to watch videos remotely from anywhere you can connect to the internet. The i3 CPU will transcode all HD and Full HD videos including quite few 4K videos. The i5 and i7 will pretty much transcode any video you want. The difference will be the number of simultaneous streams. The i7 obviously can cope with more streams than i5.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite DS620slim has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your two years of no worries manufacturer cover. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £1,359.00.


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