Compare Synology FlashStation NAS FS2017 24-Bay 2U 2.5" SAS/SATA, 2x PSU (no RAIL KIT) 32GB Xeon + 10GbE AND Qnap 19"Rack NAS TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G 24-Bay, 4U RAID (8GB RAM, i5) +10GbE; Redundant PSU


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FS2017

IBSY-RFS2017
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TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G
IBQ-R2472XR-i58
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General

Stock code
IBSY-RFS2017
IBQ-R2472XR-i58
Brand
Synology
Qnap
Series
FlashStation NAS
19"Rack NAS
Model
FS2017
TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G
Type
24-Bay 2U 2.5" SAS/SATA, 2x PSU (no RAIL KIT) 32GB Xeon + 10GbE
24-Bay, 4U RAID (8GB RAM, i5) +10GbE; Redundant PSU
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
27/04/2017
04/10/2018

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
? 176 x 442 x 530 mm
Platter size
2.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
RAM/Cache
32GB
8GB
Guarantee
5yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Xeon D-1541 64-bit 8-Core 2.1 GHz(base) / 2.7GHz (turbo)
Intel Core i5-8500 3.0GHz Six-core
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
11333
11916
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
24
24
Total Drives (alternate)
24
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
Rack size
2
4

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
2X RJ45 10GbE
4X RJ45 1GbE
1X PCIe v3 x8
24X SFF-8482 (Internal Single)
2X USB3 type A (host)
1X HDMI 2.0
2X RJ45 10GbE
2X RJ45 1GbE
4X PCIe v3
24X SATA 3.5
2X USB3 type A (host)
4X USB3.1 gen2 type A
2X USB3.1 gen2 type C
Speed
Speed/RPM
SAS/SATA to 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to 1GbE and 10GbE Ethernet
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
22kg
28.56kg
Weight (bare)
14.9kg
23.08kg
Watts
2x 800W
Reviews
Synology FlashStation NAS

FS2017


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General Performance

The FS2017 unlike the TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G 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. 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 TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G this box has the Intel Xeon D-1541 64-bit 8-Core 2.1 GHz(base) / 2.7GHz (turbo) processor. With its 64bit processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 1080P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Another key difference between the TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G is RAM. FS2017 arrives with 32GB RAM. The FS2017 32GB RAM compared with TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G 8GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

With six LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. 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 24 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 Xeon D-1541 64-bit 8-Core 2.1 GHz(base) / 2.7GHz (turbo) 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 staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security.
Qnap 19"Rack NAS

TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G


compare image TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G
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Price ex.VAT:£3,451.00
Price inc.VAT:£4,141.20





General Performance

The TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G unlike the FS2017 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-2472XU-RP-i5-8G 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 FS2017 this box has the Intel Core i5-8500 3.0GHz Six-core processor. This box has i5 processor. Similarly like i7 it could likely have a "turbo boost" when needed. Another key difference between the FS2017 is RAM. TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G arrives with 8GB RAM. The TVS-2472XU-RP-i5-8G 8GB RAM compared with FS2017 32GB is clearly weaker.

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. Eight 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 24 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 Core i5-8500 3.0GHz Six-core 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 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite FS2017 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 £3,451.00.


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