Compare Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-1253BU-RP-4G 12-Bay, 2U RAID (4GB RAM, Celeron J3455); Redundant PSU AND Synology RackStation NAS RS3617RPxs 12-Bay 2U, 2x PSU (8GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT)


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TS-1253BU-RP-4G
IBQ-R1253BR-4G
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£1,474.00 ex.VAT
£1,768.80 inc.VAT
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RS3617RPxs
IBSY-R3617XP
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£2,427.00 ex.VAT
£2,912.40 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBQ-R1253BR-4G
IBSY-R3617XP
Brand
Qnap
Synology
Series
19"Rack NAS
RackStation NAS
Model
TS-1253BU-RP-4G
RS3617RPxs
Type
12-Bay, 2U RAID (4GB RAM, Celeron J3455); Redundant PSU
12-Bay 2U, 2x PSU (8GB RAM) (no RAIL KIT)
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
14/07/2017
05/08/2016

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
89 x 482 x 534 mm
88 mm x 431 mm x 692 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
4GB
8GB
Guarantee
3yr
5yr
Processor
Intel® Celeron® J3455 4-core 1.5GHz (burst up to 2.3GHz)
Intel Xeon D-1521 Quad Core 2.4 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
2153
6980
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Not available
Total Drives
12
12
Total Drives (alternate)
12
12
RAID
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
0:1:5:6:
Rack size
2
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X HDMI
4X RJ45 1GbE
12X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X USB3 type A (host)
4X LAN
12X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
21kg
22kg
Weight (bare)
16.14kg
14.5kg
Watts
Redundant 250W
116.42W
Reviews
Qnap 19"Rack NAS

TS-1253BU-RP-4G


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Price ex.VAT:£1,474.00
Price inc.VAT:£1,768.80





General Performance

The TS-1253BU-RP-4G unlike the RS3617RPxs 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-1253BU-RP-4G to your needs. Unlike the RS3617RPxs this box has the Intel® Celeron® J3455 4-core 1.5GHz (burst up to 2.3GHz) processor. Another key difference between the RS3617RPxs is RAM. TS-1253BU-RP-4G arrives with 4GB RAM. The TS-1253BU-RP-4G 4GB RAM compared with RS3617RPxs 8GB 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 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 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.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This Qnap is £953.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RS3617RPxs.
Synology RackStation NAS

RS3617RPxs


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Price ex.VAT:£2,427.00
Price inc.VAT:£2,912.40





General Performance

The RS3617RPxs unlike the TS-1253BU-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. 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-1253BU-RP-4G this box has the Intel Xeon D-1521 Quad Core 2.4 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-1253BU-RP-4G is RAM. RS3617RPxs arrives with 8GB RAM. Size of 8GB makes RS3617RPxs the best regards to RAM capacity.

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 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-1521 Quad Core 2.4 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. Despite TS-1253BU-RP-4G has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your five years of no worries manufacturer cover. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £2,427.00.


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