Compare NetStor 8-Bay SAS JBOD NA341A-S 19"Rack-2U; 8x SAS/SATA HD (2x SFF8088); Single PSU AND Areca SAS JBOD Enclosure ARC-4038-8 8-Bay SAS-12Gb Multilane 4x SFF8644 + 1x SFF8088


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NA341A-S
IB-8R-SJE
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£503.00 ex.VAT
£603.60 inc.VAT
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ARC-4038-8
ICAr-4038
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£762.00 ex.VAT
£914.40 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IB-8R-SJE
ICAr-4038
Brand
NetStor
Areca
Series
8-Bay SAS JBOD
SAS JBOD Enclosure
Model
NA341A-S
ARC-4038-8
Type
19"Rack-2U; 8x SAS/SATA HD (2x SFF8088); Single PSU
8-Bay SAS-12Gb Multilane 4x SFF8644 + 1x SFF8088
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
17/02/2009
14/07/2015

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
45x48x8.8cm
146 x 302 x 290 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Guarantee
2yr
3yr
Processor
ARM Cortex-R4
Total Drives
8
8
RAID
JBOD
RAID Levels
JBOD
Rack size
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
2X SFF-8088 (External)
8X SFF-8482 (Internal Single)
4X SFF-8644 (External)
8X SFF-8482 (Internal Single)
Internal Ports (#1)
8
Speed
Speed/RPM
3Gb/s
12Gb/s SAS/SATA
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
14kg
11kg
Weight (bare)
6.8kg
Reviews
NetStor 8-Bay SAS JBOD

NA341A-S


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Price ex.VAT:£503.00
Price inc.VAT:£603.60





General Performance

The NA341A-S unlike the ARC-4038-8 is made by NetStor. There always other brands out there like NetStor 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.

About Connections

There are two SAS ports on this NA341A-S box. When we are talking SAS, we talk FAST. You are either serious video editor or graphic designer, and there is no place for lagging transfer speeds.

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 NA341A-S 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 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This NetStor is £259.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit ARC-4038-8.
Areca SAS JBOD Enclosure

ARC-4038-8


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





General Performance

The ARC-4038-8 unlike the NA341A-S is made by Areca. There always other brands out there like Areca 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 NA341A-S this box has the ARM Cortex-R4 processor.

About Connections

There are four SAS ports on this ARC-4038-8 box. When we are talking SAS, we talk FAST. You are either serious video editor or graphic designer, and there is no place for lagging transfer speeds.

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 ARC-4038-8 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. 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 NA341A-S 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 £762.00.


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