Compare Qnap Silent NAS HS-453DX-4G 4-Bay RAID (2x 3.5", 2x M.2 SATA) RAID (4GB RAM) +10GbE AND Qnap Desktop NAS TS-228A 2-Bay RAID (1GB RAM)


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HS-453DX-4G
IBQ-HS453DX
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£533.00 ex.VAT
£639.60 inc.VAT
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TS-228A
IBQ-228A
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£131.00 ex.VAT
£157.20 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBQ-HS453DX
IBQ-228A
Brand
Qnap
Qnap
Series
Silent NAS
Desktop NAS
Model
HS-453DX-4G
TS-228A
Type
4-Bay RAID (2x 3.5", 2x M.2 SATA) RAID (4GB RAM) +10GbE
2-Bay RAID (1GB RAM)
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
06/06/2018
12/12/2017

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
42.8 x 404 x 220 mm
188x90x125mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
4GB
1GB
Guarantee
2yr
2yr
Processor
Intel Celeron J4105 quad-core 1.5GHz, burst up to 2.5GHz
Realtek RTD1295 Quad Core 1.4 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2641
low
Total Drives
2
2
Total Drives (alternate)
2
RAID
0:1:JBOD:
0:1:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X LAN
1X RJ45 10GbE
2X M.2 SATA
1X HDMI
1X HDMI 2.0
2X SATA 3.5
2X USB2 type A (host)
2X USB3 type A (host)
1X USB3.1 gen1 type C
1X LAN
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
1X USB2 type A (host)
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Silver
White
Weight (kg)
3.3kg
1.88kg
Weight (bare)
2.4kg
700g
Watts
65W
Reviews
Qnap Silent NAS

HS-453DX-4G


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Price ex.VAT:£533.00
Price inc.VAT:£639.60





General Performance

The HS-453DX-4G same as the TS-228A 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 HS-453DX-4G 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 TS-228A this box has the Intel Celeron J4105 quad-core 1.5GHz, burst up to 2.5GHz processor. Another key difference between the TS-228A is RAM. HS-453DX-4G arrives with 4GB RAM. The HS-453DX-4G 4GB RAM compared with TS-228A 1GB 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. 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. 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.

About Usage

With two bay unit you are having additional advantages. You may choose your box to be set up as JBOD, RAID0 or RAID1. RAID 0 would be good for non-critical storage of data when you need it to read and written at high speeds. It could give you good performance. 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 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £533.00.
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-228A


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Our Review: 4/5
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Price ex.VAT:£131.00
Price inc.VAT:£157.20



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OVERALL

DESIGN rating score 8.00

FEATURES rating score 8.00

PERFORMANCE rating score 7.00

VALUE FOR MONEY
rating score 9.00



General Performance

The TS-228A same as the HS-453DX-4G 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-228A to your needs. The quiet cooling fan has been used in the construction of the TS-228A. This is what you want when box is sitting on your work desk. Unlike the HS-453DX-4G this box has the Realtek RTD1295 Quad Core 1.4 GHz processor. Another key difference between the HS-453DX-4G is RAM. TS-228A arrives with 1GB RAM. The TS-228A 1GB RAM compared with HS-453DX-4G 4GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

There is one LAN port on this box, making it a simple home NAS. Two 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 two bay unit you are having additional advantages. You may choose your box to be set up as JBOD, RAID0 or RAID1. RAID 0 would be good for non-critical storage of data when you need it to read and written at high speeds. It could give you good performance. 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 Qnap is £402.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit HS-453DX-4G.


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