Compare NetGear ReadyNAS 212 RN21200-100NES 2-Bay Prosumer Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/X-RAID2, Diskless AND NetGear ReadyNAS 3138 RN31844E-100NES 4-Bay 19"Rack NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, 4x 4TB (Enterprise) AND NetGear ReadyNAS 422 RN422E6-100NES 2-Bay Business Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/X-RAID2, 2x 6TB (Enterprise) AND NetGear ReadyNAS 3138 RN3138-100NES 4-Bay 19"Rack NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, Diskless


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RN21200-100NES

IBNG-rn212
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£163.00 ex.VAT
£195.60 inc.VAT
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RN31844E-100NES

IBNG-rn31844E
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£1,258.00 ex.VAT
£1,509.60 inc.VAT
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RN422E6-100NES

IBNG-rn422E6
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£978.00 ex.VAT
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RN3138-100NES

IBNG-rn3138
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£608.00 ex.VAT
£729.60 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBNG-rn212
IBNG-rn31844E
IBNG-rn422E6
IBNG-rn3138
Brand
NetGear
NetGear
NetGear
NetGear
Series
ReadyNAS 212
ReadyNAS 3138
ReadyNAS 422
ReadyNAS 3138
Model
RN21200-100NES
RN31844E-100NES
RN422E6-100NES
RN3138-100NES
Type
2-Bay Prosumer Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/X-RAID2, Diskless
4-Bay 19"Rack NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, 4x 4TB (Enterprise)
2-Bay Business Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/X-RAID2, 2x 6TB (Enterprise)
4-Bay 19"Rack NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, Diskless
UPC
606449110913
606449112313
606449112337
ROHS
Y
Y
Y
Y
Date added
02/11/2015
02/12/2015
24/01/2017
02/12/2015

Information

Capacity
16TB
12TB
Form Factor / Drive Height
220 x 101 x 142 mm
406 x 486 x 44 mm
239 x 135.5 x 194mm
406 x 486 x 44 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
3.5"
3.5"
RAM/Cache
2GB
4GB
2GB
4GB
External drive ?
Not available
Not available
Not available
Not available
Guarantee
3yr
5yr
5yr
5yr
Processor
Quad core 1.4GHz High Performance ARM Cortex A15
Intel® Atom C2558 Quad Core 2.4GHz with QuickAssist
Intel Atom C3338 Dual Core
Intel® Atom C2558 Quad Core 2.4GHz with QuickAssist
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
low
2169
2169
Current drives
4
2
Total Drives
2
4
2
4
RAID
0:1:
0:1:5:6:
0:1:
0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels
RAID0,1,5,6,10,X-RAID2
RAID 0, 1
RAID0,1,5,6,10,X-RAID2
Rack size
1
1
Number of bays
2
4
4

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X eSATA
2X LAN
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete
3X USB3 type A (host)
2X eSATA
4X LAN
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete
1X USB2 type A (host)
2X USB3 type A (host)
2X RJ45 1GbE
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete
2X USB3 type A (host)
2X eSATA
4X LAN
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete
1X USB2 type A (host)
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Weight (kg)
4kg
12kg
6kg
12kg
Weight (bare)
2.03kg
5.21kg
3.52kg
5.21kg
Colour
Black
Black
Black
Black
Reviews
NetGear ReadyNAS 212

RN21200-100NES


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Price ex.VAT:£163.00
Price inc.VAT:£195.60



General Performance

The RN21200-100NES same as the RN31844E-100NES and the RN422E6-100NES and the RN3138-100NES is made by NetGear. There always other brands out there like NetGear 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 RN31844E-100NES and the RN422E6-100NES and the RN3138-100NES this box has the Quad core 1.4GHz High Performance ARM Cortex A15 processor. Just like the RN422E6-100NES this box has 2GB RAM. The RN21200-100NES 2GB RAM compared with RN31844E-100NES 4GB 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. Three USB3 ports on this NetGear 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 is one eSATA port on RN21200-100NES giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds.

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 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This NetGear is £1,095.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RN31844E-100NES.
NetGear ReadyNAS 3138

RN31844E-100NES


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Price ex.VAT:£1,258.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,509.60



General Performance

The RN31844E-100NES same as the RN21200-100NES and the RN422E6-100NES and the RN3138-100NES is made by NetGear. There always other brands out there like NetGear 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. Same as the RN3138-100NES this box has the Intel® Atom C2558 Quad Core 2.4GHz with QuickAssist processor. With its 2.4GHZ processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 1080P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Just like the RN3138-100NES this box has 4GB RAM. Size of 4GB makes RN31844E-100NES the best regards to RAM capacity.

About Connections

With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Two USB3 ports on this NetGear 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 RN31844E-100NES giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds.

About Usage

With 4 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.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite RN21200-100NES has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your five years of no worries manufacturer cover. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £1,258.00.
NetGear ReadyNAS 422

RN422E6-100NES


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Price ex.VAT:£978.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,173.60



General Performance

The RN422E6-100NES same as the RN21200-100NES and the RN31844E-100NES and the RN3138-100NES is made by NetGear. There always other brands out there like NetGear 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 RN21200-100NES and the RN31844E-100NES and the RN3138-100NES this box has the Intel Atom C3338 Dual Core processor. With its ATOM processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 720P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Just like the RN21200-100NES this box has 2GB RAM. The RN422E6-100NES 2GB RAM compared with RN31844E-100NES 4GB 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. Two USB3 ports on this NetGear 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 staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite RN21200-100NES has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your five years of no worries manufacturer cover. This NetGear is £280.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RN31844E-100NES.
NetGear ReadyNAS 3138

RN3138-100NES


compare image RN3138-100NES
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Price ex.VAT:£608.00
Price inc.VAT:£729.60



General Performance

The RN3138-100NES same as the RN21200-100NES and the RN31844E-100NES and the RN422E6-100NES is made by NetGear. There always other brands out there like NetGear 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. Same as the RN31844E-100NES this box has the Intel® Atom C2558 Quad Core 2.4GHz with QuickAssist processor. With its 2.4GHZ processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 1080P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Just like the RN31844E-100NES this box has 4GB RAM. The RN3138-100NES 4GB RAM compared with RN31844E-100NES 4GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Two USB3 ports on this NetGear 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 RN3138-100NES giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds.

About Usage

With 4 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.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite RN21200-100NES has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your five years of no worries manufacturer cover. This NetGear is £650.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RN31844E-100NES.


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