Compare Synology NAS Expansion DX1215 12-Bay, For compatible DiskStation models AND Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-1253BU-RP-4G 12-Bay, 2U RAID (4GB RAM, Celeron J3455); Redundant PSU


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DX1215
IBSY-DX1215
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£762.00 ex.VAT
£914.40 inc.VAT
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TS-1253BU-RP-4G
IBQ-R1253BR-4G
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£1,525.00 ex.VAT
£1,830.00 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-DX1215
IBQ-R1253BR-4G
Brand
Synology
Qnap
Series
NAS Expansion
19"Rack NAS
Model
DX1215
TS-1253BU-RP-4G
Type
12-Bay, For compatible DiskStation models
12-Bay, 2U RAID (4GB RAM, Celeron J3455); Redundant PSU
UPC
846504001859
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
04/11/2014
14/07/2017

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
270x300x340mm
89 x 482 x 534 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
4GB
Guarantee
5yr
3yr
Processor
N/A
Intel® Celeron® J3455 4-core 1.5GHz (burst up to 2.3GHz)
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2153
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
12
12
Total Drives (alternate)
12
RAID
JBOD
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
Rack size
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
12X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
1X HDMI
4X RJ45 1GbE
12X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X USB3 type A (host)
Internal Ports (#1)
12
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
12kg
21kg
Weight (bare)
9.02kg
16.14kg
Watts
Redundant 250W
Reviews
Synology NAS Expansion

DX1215


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Price ex.VAT:£762.00
Price inc.VAT:£914.40





General Performance

The DX1215 unlike the TS-1253BU-RP-4G 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 TS-1253BU-RP-4G this box has the N/A processor. The DX1215 RAM compared with TS-1253BU-RP-4G 4GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections


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 DX1215 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 staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This Synology is £763.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit TS-1253BU-RP-4G.
Qnap 19"Rack NAS

TS-1253BU-RP-4G


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Price ex.VAT:£1,525.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,830.00





General Performance

The TS-1253BU-RP-4G unlike the DX1215 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-1253BU-RP-4G to your needs. Unlike the DX1215 this box has the Intel® Celeron® J3455 4-core 1.5GHz (burst up to 2.3GHz) processor.

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 four 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 12 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. Despite DX1215 has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your three years of no worries manufacturer cover. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £1,525.00.


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