Compare NetStor 8-Bay SAS JBOD NA341A-S 19"Rack-2U; 8x SAS/SATA HD (2x SFF8088); Single PSU AND Qnap 19"Rack NAS R2 TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2 8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6; Redundant PSU (4GB ECC RAM, Xeon E3) + 10GbE


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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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TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2

IBQ-R880E-e34
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General

Stock code
IB-8R-SJE
IBQ-R880E-e34
Brand
NetStor
Qnap
Series
8-Bay SAS JBOD
19"Rack NAS R2
Model
NA341A-S
TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2
Type
19"Rack-2U; 8x SAS/SATA HD (2x SFF8088); Single PSU
8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6; Redundant PSU (4GB ECC RAM, Xeon E3) + 10GbE
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
17/02/2009
15/01/2016

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
45x48x8.8cm
442x530x88mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
RAM/Cache
4GB
Guarantee
2yr
3yr
Processor
Intel® Xeon® E3-1246 v3 Quad-core
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
9995
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
8
8
RAID
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
Rack size
2
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
2X SFF-8088 (External)
8X SFF-8482 (Internal Single)
1X HDMI
4X RJ45 1GbE
2X SFP+ 10GbE
8X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X USB2 type A (host)
4X USB3 type A (host)
Internal Ports (#1)
8
Speed
Speed/RPM
3Gb/s
SATA 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000mb/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
14kg
20.54kg
Weight (bare)
14.39kg
Watts
Redundant 400W
Watts (Idle)
134W
Watts (Sleep)
74W
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 TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2 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. The NA341A-S RAM compared with TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2 4GB is clearly weaker.

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 £1,469.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2.
Qnap 19"Rack NAS R2

TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2


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Price ex.VAT:£1,972.00
Price inc.VAT:£2,366.40



General Performance

The TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2 unlike the NA341A-S 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-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2 to your needs. Unlike the NA341A-S this box has the Intel® Xeon® E3-1246 v3 Quad-core 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.

About Connections

With six 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 8 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® E3-1246 v3 Quad-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 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 £1,972.00.


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