Compare Synology RackStation NAS RS3617xs+ 12-Bay 2U, 2x PSU (8GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT) + 10GbE AND Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-1273U-RP-64G 12-Bay, 2U RAID (64GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE; Redundant PSU


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RS3617xs+
IBSY-R3617
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£3,181.00 ex.VAT
£3,817.20 inc.VAT
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TS-1273U-RP-64G
IBQ-R1273R-64G
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£2,317.00 ex.VAT
£2,780.40 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-R3617
IBQ-R1273R-64G
Brand
Synology
Qnap
Series
RackStation NAS
19"Rack NAS
Model
RS3617xs+
TS-1273U-RP-64G
Type
12-Bay 2U, 2x PSU (8GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT) + 10GbE
12-Bay, 2U RAID (64GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE; Redundant PSU
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
05/08/2016
26/06/2017

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
88 mm x 431 mm x 692 mm
89 x 482 x 534 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
8GB
64GB
Guarantee
5yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Xeon D-1531 Six Core 2.2 GHz
AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz Processor with Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
9730
4857
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
12
12
Total Drives (alternate)
12
12
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
RAID 0,1,5,6,10, 5/6/10+spare, JBOD, single
Rack size
2
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
4X RJ45 1GbE
2X SFP+ 10GbE
12X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
4X RJ45 1GbE
2X SFP+ 10GbE
2X M.2 SATA
12X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X USB2 type A (host)
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
20kg
17kg
Weight (bare)
14.5kg
11.81kg
Watts
2x 300W
Reviews
Synology RackStation NAS

RS3617xs+


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Price ex.VAT:£3,181.00
Price inc.VAT:£3,817.20





General Performance

The RS3617xs+ unlike the TS-1273U-RP-64G 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 TS-1273U-RP-64G this box has the Intel Xeon D-1531 Six Core 2.2 GHz 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. Another key difference between the TS-1273U-RP-64G is RAM. RS3617xs+ arrives with 8GB RAM. The RS3617xs+ 8GB RAM compared with TS-1273U-RP-64G 64GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

With six 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 12 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 D-1531 Six Core 2.2 GHz 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. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £3,181.00.
Qnap 19"Rack NAS

TS-1273U-RP-64G


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Price ex.VAT:£2,317.00
Price inc.VAT:£2,780.40





General Performance

The TS-1273U-RP-64G unlike the RS3617xs+ 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-1273U-RP-64G 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 RS3617xs+ this box has the AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz Processor with Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz processor. Another key difference between the RS3617xs+ is RAM. TS-1273U-RP-64G arrives with 64GB RAM. Size of 64GB makes TS-1273U-RP-64G the best regards to RAM capacity.

About Connections

With six LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Two 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 12 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 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite RS3617xs+ has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your three years of no worries manufacturer cover. This Qnap is £864.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RS3617xs+.


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