Compare Synology RackStation NAS RS818+ 4-Bay 1U (2GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT), PCIe AND Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-453BU-RP-4G 4-Bay, 1U RAID (4GB RAM, Celeron J3455); Redundant PSU


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RS818+
IBSY-R818P
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£764.00 ex.VAT
£916.80 inc.VAT
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TS-453BU-RP-4G
IBQ-R453BR-4G
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£979.00 ex.VAT
£1,174.80 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBSY-R818P
IBQ-R453BR-4G
Brand
Synology
Qnap
Series
RackStation NAS
19"Rack NAS
Model
RS818+
TS-453BU-RP-4G
Type
4-Bay 1U (2GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT), PCIe
4-Bay, 1U RAID (4GB RAM, Celeron J3455); Redundant PSU
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
21/12/2017
14/07/2017

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
480x493x44mm
44x439x499mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
2GB
4GB
Guarantee
3yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Atom C2538 Quad Core 2.4GHz
Intel® Celeron® J3455 4-core 1.5GHz (burst up to 2.3GHz)
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2085
2153
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
4
4
Total Drives (alternate)
4
4
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
Rack size
1
1

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X eSATA (host)
4X LAN
1X PCIe v2 x8
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
1X HDMI
4X RJ45 1GbE
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X 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)
12kg
11.6kg
Weight (bare)
6.21kg
7.63kg
Watts
100W
Redundant 250W
Reviews
Synology RackStation NAS

RS818+


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Price ex.VAT:£764.00
Price inc.VAT:£916.80





General Performance

The RS818+ unlike the TS-453BU-RP-4G 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. Unlike the TS-453BU-RP-4G this box has the Intel Atom C2538 Quad Core 2.4GHz 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 TS-453BU-RP-4G is RAM. RS818+ arrives with 2GB RAM. The RS818+ 2GB RAM compared with TS-453BU-RP-4G 4GB 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. There is one eSATA port on RS818+ giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds. 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 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. This Synology is £215.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit TS-453BU-RP-4G.
Qnap 19"Rack NAS

TS-453BU-RP-4G


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Price ex.VAT:£979.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,174.80





General Performance

The TS-453BU-RP-4G unlike the RS818+ 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-453BU-RP-4G to your needs. Unlike the RS818+ this box has the Intel® Celeron® J3455 4-core 1.5GHz (burst up to 2.3GHz) processor. Another key difference between the RS818+ is RAM. TS-453BU-RP-4G arrives with 4GB RAM. Size of 4GB makes TS-453BU-RP-4G the best regards to RAM capacity.

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 four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Four 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 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. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £979.00.


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