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GA045-016XX-1
IBIO-BDR515-16G-20T
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£7,977.00 ex.VAT
£9,572.40 inc.VAT
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GSeP2050000D-8B32
SBRiGSEP-205D
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£991.00 ex.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBIO-BDR515-16G-20T
SBRiGSEP-205D
Brand
ioSafe
Infortrend
Series
Server 5
EonStor GSe Pro 205
Model
GA045-016XX-1
GSeP2050000D-8B32
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
12/10/2018
12/07/2017

Information

Capacity
20TB
Form Factor / Drive Height
? 375 x 221 x 317 mm
363 x 269 x 366 mm
Platter size
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
RAM/Cache
16GB
8GB
Guarantee
1yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Xeon D-1520/1521
Intel D1508 2.2GHz 2-core
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
?
Current drives
5
Total Drives
5
5
Total Drives (alternate)
5
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
RAID 0, 1 (0+1), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
2X eSATA
2X RJ45 10GbE
5X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB2 type A (host)
4X USB3 type A (host)
2X RJ45 1GbE
2X SFP+ 10GbE
5X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
1X USB3 type A (host)
2X USB3.1 type C
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s SATA to 10GbE
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
30kg
10kg
Weight (bare)
25.63kg
Reviews
ioSafe Server 5

GA045-016XX-1


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Price ex.VAT:£7,977.00
Price inc.VAT:£9,572.40





General Performance

The GA045-016XX-1 unlike the GSeP2050000D-8B32 is made by ioSafe. There always other brands out there like ioSafe 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. Unlike the GSeP2050000D-8B32 this box has the Intel Xeon D-1520/1521 processor. This box has Xeon processor. These processors usually are used in solutions where you cannot afford even shortest downtime. They usually come with biggest cache size. If processor comes with ECC (Error detection and correction) technology, it prevents server ever to go offline. Useful for accounting or bidding systems with no place for error. Another key difference between the GSeP2050000D-8B32 is RAM. GA045-016XX-1 arrives with 16GB RAM. The GA045-016XX-1 16GB RAM compared with GSeP2050000D-8B32 8GB 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. Four USB3 ports on this ioSafe 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. There are two eSATA ports on GA045-016XX-1 giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds. 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 5 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-1520/1521 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 1 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £7,977.00.
Infortrend EonStor GSe Pro 205

GSeP2050000D-8B32


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Price ex.VAT:£991.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,189.20





General Performance

The GSeP2050000D-8B32 unlike the GA045-016XX-1 is made by Infortrend. There always other brands out there like Infortrend 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. 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 GA045-016XX-1 this box has the Intel D1508 2.2GHz 2-core processor. Another key difference between the GA045-016XX-1 is RAM. GSeP2050000D-8B32 arrives with 8GB RAM. The GSeP2050000D-8B32 8GB RAM compared with GA045-016XX-1 16GB is clearly weaker. With this size of RAM you should be able to do simple tasks like collect, enjoy, and share your photos, music, and videos

About Connections

With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Three USB3 ports on this Infortrend 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

With 5 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 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite GA045-016XX-1 has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your three years of no worries manufacturer cover. This Infortrend is £6,986.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit GA045-016XX-1.


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