Compare Synology RackStation NAS RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (64GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT) AND Qnap 19"Rack NAS TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G 16-Bay, 3U RAID (8GB RAM, i3) +10GbE; Redundant PSU


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RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)
IBSY-R2818P-64G
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£3,384.00 ex.VAT
£4,060.80 inc.VAT
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TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G
IBQ-R1672XR-i38
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£2,436.00 ex.VAT
£2,923.20 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-R2818P-64G
IBQ-R1672XR-i38
Brand
Synology
Qnap
Series
RackStation NAS
19"Rack NAS
Model
RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)
TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G
Type
16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (64GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT)
16-Bay, 3U RAID (8GB RAM, i3) +10GbE; Redundant PSU
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
19/03/2019
04/10/2018

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
132.3 x 482 x 656.5 mm
? 133 x 482 x 534 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
64GB ECC
8GB
Guarantee
3yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1 GHz
Intel Core i3-8100 3.6GHz Quad-core
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2455
8072
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Not available
Total Drives
16
16
Total Drives (alternate)
16
16
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Basic JBOD RAID 0 RAID 1 RAID 5 RAID 5+Spare RAID 6 RAID 10
Rack size
3
3

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
4X LAN
16X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
1X HDMI 2.0
4X RJ45 1GbE
2X SFP+ 10GbE
3X PCIe v3
16X SATA 3.5
2X USB3 type A (host)
4X USB3.1 gen2 type A
2X USB3.1 gen2 type C
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to 1GbE and 10GbE Ethernet
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
28kg
21kg
Weight (bare)
17.4kg
15.23kg
Watts
2x500W
2x 500W
Reviews
Synology RackStation NAS

RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)


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Price ex.VAT:£3,384.00
Price inc.VAT:£4,060.80





General Performance

The RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) unlike the TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new to Network Attached Storage are advised to go for the Synology. 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 TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G this box has the Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1 GHz 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 TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G is RAM. RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) arrives with 64GB ECC RAM. The RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 64GB ECC RAM compared with TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G 8GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Two USB3 ports on this Synology 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 16 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. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £3,384.00.
Qnap 19"Rack NAS

TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G


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Price ex.VAT:£2,436.00
Price inc.VAT:£2,923.20





General Performance

The TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G unlike the RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 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 TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G to your needs. 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 RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) this box has the Intel Core i3-8100 3.6GHz Quad-core processor. Another key difference between the RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) is RAM. TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G arrives with 8GB RAM. The TVS-1672XU-RP-i3-8G 8GB RAM compared with RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 64GB ECC is clearly weaker.

About Connections

At the back of the box you will find HDMI port which will let you connect it to TV or monitor. In this case you are not limited to network speeds. With six LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Eight 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 16 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 Core i3-8100 3.6GHz 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. This Qnap is £948.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC).


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