Compare NetGear ReadyNAS 212 RN21200-100NES 2-Bay Prosumer Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/X-RAID2, Diskless AND NetGear ReadyNAS 626X 10GbE RN626X00-100NES 6-Bay Business Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, Diskless AND NetGear ReadyNAS 526X 10GbE RN526X00-100NES 6-Bay Business Desktop 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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Discontinued
RN626X00-100NES

IBNG-rn626
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£919.00 ex.VAT
£1,102.80 inc.VAT
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RN526X00-100NES

IBNG-rn526
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£450.00 ex.VAT
£540.00 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBNG-rn212
IBNG-rn626
IBNG-rn526
Brand
NetGear
NetGear
NetGear
Series
ReadyNAS 212
ReadyNAS 626X 10GbE
ReadyNAS 526X 10GbE
Model
RN21200-100NES
RN626X00-100NES
RN526X00-100NES
Type
2-Bay Prosumer Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/X-RAID2, Diskless
6-Bay Business Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, Diskless
6-Bay Business Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, Diskless
UPC
606449110913
ROHS
Y
Y
Y
Date added
02/11/2015
23/08/2016
23/08/2016

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
220 x 101 x 142 mm
287.5 x 192 x 259mm
287.5 x 192 x 259mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
3.5"
RAM/Cache
2GB
8GB
4GB
External drive ?
Not available
Not available
Not available
Guarantee
3yr
5yr
5yr
Processor
Quad core 1.4GHz High Performance ARM Cortex A15
Intel D-1521 Quad Core 2.4GHz Xeon
Intel D-1508 Dual Core 2.2GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
low
6980
3813
Current drives
Total Drives
2
6
6
RAID
0:1:
0:1:5:6:10:
0:1:5:6:10:
RAID Levels
RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, X-RAID2
RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, X-RAID2
Number of bays
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X eSATA
2X LAN
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete
3X USB3 type A (host)
2X RJ45 10GbE
2X RJ45 1GbE
6X SATA 7-pin Discrete
3X USB3 type A (host)
2X RJ45 10GbE
2X RJ45 1GbE
6X SATA 7-pin Discrete
3X 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)
Physical
Weight (kg)
4kg
12kg
12kg
Weight (bare)
2.03kg
7.97kg
7.97kg
Colour
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 RN626X00-100NES and the RN526X00-100NES 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 RN626X00-100NES and the RN526X00-100NES this box has the Quad core 1.4GHz High Performance ARM Cortex A15 processor. Another key difference between the RN626X00-100NES and the RN526X00-100NES is RAM. RN21200-100NES arrives with 2GB RAM. The RN21200-100NES 2GB RAM compared with RN626X00-100NES 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. 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 £756.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RN626X00-100NES.
NetGear ReadyNAS 626X 10GbE

RN626X00-100NES


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Price ex.VAT:£919.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,102.80



General Performance

The RN626X00-100NES same as the RN21200-100NES and the RN526X00-100NES 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. 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 RN21200-100NES and the RN526X00-100NES this box has the Intel D-1521 Quad Core 2.4GHz Xeon processor. With its 2.4GHZ processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 1080P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Another key difference between the RN21200-100NES and the RN526X00-100NES is RAM. RN626X00-100NES arrives with 8GB RAM. Size of 8GB makes RN626X00-100NES the best regards to RAM capacity.

About Connections

With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. 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.

About Usage

With 6 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 D-1521 Quad Core 2.4GHz Xeon 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 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 £919.00.
NetGear ReadyNAS 526X 10GbE

RN526X00-100NES


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Price ex.VAT:£450.00
Price inc.VAT:£540.00



General Performance

The RN526X00-100NES same as the RN21200-100NES and the RN626X00-100NES 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. 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 RN21200-100NES and the RN626X00-100NES this box has the Intel D-1508 Dual Core 2.2GHz processor. Another key difference between the RN21200-100NES and the RN626X00-100NES is RAM. RN526X00-100NES arrives with 4GB RAM. The RN526X00-100NES 4GB RAM compared with RN626X00-100NES 8GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. 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.

About Usage

With 6 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 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 £469.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RN626X00-100NES.


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