Compare StarTech 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3 S358BU33ERM Case for 8x SATA HD; non-RAID with UASP, HotSwap AND Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-1282-i5-16G 12-Bay (8x 3.5", 4x 2.5") RAID (16GB RAM, Core i5)


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S358BU33ERM
IB-ST-8EU3U
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£315.00 ex.VAT
£378.00 inc.VAT
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TVS-1282-i5-16G
IBQ-1282-i516
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£1,740.00 ex.VAT
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General

Stock code
IB-ST-8EU3U
IBQ-1282-i516
Brand
StarTech
Qnap
Series
8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3
Desktop NAS
Model
S358BU33ERM
TVS-1282-i5-16G
Type
Case for 8x SATA HD; non-RAID with UASP, HotSwap
12-Bay (8x 3.5", 4x 2.5") RAID (16GB RAM, Core i5)
UPC
065030858540
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
07/08/2014
17/03/2016

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
350mm x 150mm x 340mm
234.6 x 369.9 x 319.8 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
16GB
Guarantee
2yr
2yr
Processor
NEW: Quad-core Intel i5-7500 3.4 GHz / OLD: i5-6500
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
NEW: 8037 / OLD: 7024
Total Drives
8
8
Total Drives (alternate)
8
4
RAID
None
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X eSATA
8X SATA 7-pin Discrete
1X USB3 type B
3X HDMI
4X RJ45 1GbE
2X M.2 SATA
2X PCIe v3 x4
1X PCIe v3 x8
8X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
5X USB3 type A (host)
Internal Ports (#1)
8
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1 Gbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
8.61kg
13.65kg
Weight (bare)
8610g
11.55kg
Watts
250W
Reviews
StarTech 8-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3

S358BU33ERM


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Price ex.VAT:£315.00
Price inc.VAT:£378.00





General Performance

The S358BU33ERM unlike the TVS-1282-i5-16G is made by StarTech. There always other brands out there like StarTech 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. The S358BU33ERM RAM compared with TVS-1282-i5-16G 16GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

One USB3 port on this StarTech 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 S358BU33ERM giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds.

About Usage

As there are no LAN ports, you probably know this is DAS (directly attached storage) box. Sometimes more than anything we need speed! If you have chosen right drives for your S358BU33ERM box, you can expect the best performance whilst you are editing your videos or working with graphics. Only disadvantage with DAS boxes, is data sharing capabilities, compared with NAS functionality.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This StarTech is £1,425.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit TVS-1282-i5-16G.
Qnap Desktop NAS

TVS-1282-i5-16G


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Price ex.VAT:£1,740.00
Price inc.VAT:£2,088.00





General Performance

The TVS-1282-i5-16G unlike the S358BU33ERM 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-1282-i5-16G 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. This unit also arrives with a One-touch Backup button on the front panel, when it is configured on the TVS-1282-i5-16G, it can be used to backup data off of the USB device, or vice versa. Unlike the S358BU33ERM this box has the NEW: Quad-core Intel i5-7500 3.4 GHz / OLD: i5-6500 processor. This box has i5 processor. Similarly like i7 it could likely have a "turbo boost" when needed.

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. You might be interested in audio output ports. With TVS-1282-i5-16G you can build a personal karaoke system with high-quality audio output. With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Five 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.

About Usage

With 8 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 NEW: Quad-core Intel i5-7500 3.4 GHz / OLD: i5-6500 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 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £1,740.00.


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