Compare Qnap Desktop NAS TS-131P 1-Bay (1GB RAM) AND Synology DiskStation NAS DS120J 1-Bay (512MB RAM)


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TS-131P
IBQ-131P
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£151.00 ex.VAT
£181.20 inc.VAT
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DS120J
IBSY-120J
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£82.00 ex.VAT
£98.40 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBQ-131P
IBSY-120J
Brand
Qnap
Synology
Series
Desktop NAS
DiskStation NAS
Model
TS-131P
DS120J
Type
1-Bay (1GB RAM)
1-Bay (512MB RAM)
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
19/09/2016
02/09/2019

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
168x73x225mm
166x224x71mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
1GB
512MB DDR3L
Guarantee
2yr
2yr
Processor
Annapurna Labs AL-212 1.7GHz
Marvell Armada 3700 88F3720 Dual Core 800MHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
low
low
Total Drives
1
1

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X LAN
1X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
3X USB3 type A (host)
1X RJ45 1GbE
1X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB2 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
White
White
Weight (kg)
1.8kg
1.5kg
Weight (bare)
1.04kg
700g
Watts
9.81W
Reviews
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-131P


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Price ex.VAT:£151.00
Price inc.VAT:£181.20





General Performance

The TS-131P unlike the DS120J 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-131P to your needs. Unlike the DS120J this box has the Annapurna Labs AL-212 1.7GHz processor. Another key difference between the DS120J is RAM. TS-131P arrives with 1GB RAM.

About Connections

There is one LAN port on this box, making it a simple home NAS. Three 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 one bay unit you probably will not care about loosing your data. You will simply choose this box to have NAS (network attached storage) capabilities. You can access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet. By not having extra bays and RAID, you get cheap and simple NAS solution.

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 £151.00.
Synology DiskStation NAS

DS120J


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Price ex.VAT:£82.00
Price inc.VAT:£98.40





General Performance

The DS120J unlike the TS-131P 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-131P this box has the Marvell Armada 3700 88F3720 Dual Core 800MHz processor. Another key difference between the TS-131P is RAM. DS120J arrives with 512MB DDR3L RAM. It has 512MB DDR3L RAM which is enough for home environments to do very simple tasks. The DS120J 512MB DDR3L RAM compared with TS-131P 1GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

There is one LAN port on this box, making it a simple home NAS.

About Usage

With one bay unit you probably will not care about loosing your data. You will simply choose this box to have NAS (network attached storage) capabilities. You can access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet. By not having extra bays and RAID, you get cheap and simple NAS solution. 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 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This Synology is £69.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit TS-131P.


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