Compare NetGear ReadyNAS 426 RN426D4-100NES 6-Bay Business Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, 6x 4TB (Desktop) AND NetGear ReadyNAS 214 RN21400-100NES 4-Bay Prosumer Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, Diskless


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RN426D4-100NES

IBNG-rn426D4
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£1,380.00 ex.VAT
£1,656.00 inc.VAT
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RN21400-100NES

IBNG-rn214
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£229.00 ex.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBNG-rn426D4
IBNG-rn214
Brand
NetGear
NetGear
Series
ReadyNAS 426
ReadyNAS 214
Model
RN426D4-100NES
RN21400-100NES
Type
6-Bay Business Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, 6x 4TB (Desktop)
4-Bay Prosumer Desktop NAS, RAID-0/1/5/6/X-RAID2, Diskless
UPC
606449111125
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
24/05/2017
02/11/2015

Information

Capacity
24TB
Form Factor / Drive Height
277 x 192 x 259mm
223 x 134 x 205 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
RAM/Cache
4GB
2GB
External drive ?
Not available
Not available
Guarantee
5yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Atom C3000 Quad core
Quad core 1.4GHz High Performance ARM Cortex A15
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
low
Current drives
6
Total Drives
6
4
RAID
0:1:5:6:10:
0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels
RAID0,1,5,6,X-RAID2
Number of bays
4

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
4X RJ45 1GbE
6X SATA 7-pin Discrete
2X USB3 type A (host)
1X eSATA
2X LAN
2X 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)
Physical
Weight (kg)
11kg
6kg
Weight (bare)
7.43kg
4.02kg
Colour
Black
Black
Reviews
NetGear ReadyNAS 426

RN426D4-100NES


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Price ex.VAT:£1,380.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,656.00



General Performance

The RN426D4-100NES same as the RN21400-100NES 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 RN21400-100NES this box has the Intel Atom C3000 Quad core processor. With its ATOM processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 720P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Another key difference between the RN21400-100NES is RAM. RN426D4-100NES arrives with 4GB RAM. The RN426D4-100NES 4GB RAM compared with RN21400-100NES 2GB 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.

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.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £1,380.00.
NetGear ReadyNAS 214

RN21400-100NES


compare image RN21400-100NES
compare image ico RN21400-100NES
Price ex.VAT:£229.00
Price inc.VAT:£274.80



General Performance

The RN21400-100NES same as the RN426D4-100NES 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 RN426D4-100NES this box has the Quad core 1.4GHz High Performance ARM Cortex A15 processor. Another key difference between the RN426D4-100NES is RAM. RN21400-100NES arrives with 2GB RAM. The RN21400-100NES 2GB RAM compared with RN426D4-100NES 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 RN21400-100NES 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 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite RN426D4-100NES has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your three years of no worries manufacturer cover. This NetGear is £1,151.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RN426D4-100NES.


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