Compare Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-1673U-8G 16-Bay, 3U RAID (8GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE AND Synology RackStation NAS RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (64GB Synology ECC RAM) (no RAIL KIT)


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TS-1673U-8G
IBQ-R1673-8G
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£1,776.00 ex.VAT
£2,131.20 inc.VAT
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RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)
IBSY-R2818P-64G
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£3,540.00 ex.VAT
£4,248.00 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBQ-R1673-8G
IBSY-R2818P-64G
Brand
Qnap
Synology
Series
19"Rack NAS
RackStation NAS
Model
TS-1673U-8G
RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)
Type
16-Bay, 3U RAID (8GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE
16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (64GB Synology ECC RAM) (no RAIL KIT)
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
26/06/2017
19/03/2019

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
130 x 481 x 536 mm
132.3 x 482 x 656.5 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
8GB
64GB ECC
Guarantee
3yr
3yr
Processor
AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz Processor with Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz
Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
4857
2455
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
16
16
Total Drives (alternate)
16
16
RAID
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels
RAID 0,1,5,6,10, 5/6/10+spare, JBOD, single
Basic JBOD RAID 0 RAID 1 RAID 5 RAID 5+Spare RAID 6 RAID 10
Rack size
3
3

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
4X RJ45 1GbE
2X SFP+ 10GbE
2X M.2 SATA
16X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X USB2 type A (host)
2X USB3 type A (host)
4X LAN
16X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
19kg
28kg
Weight (bare)
14.25kg
17.4kg
Watts
350W
2x500W
Reviews
Qnap 19"Rack NAS

TS-1673U-8G


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Price ex.VAT:£1,776.00
Price inc.VAT:£2,131.20





General Performance

The TS-1673U-8G unlike the RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 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-1673U-8G 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 RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 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 RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) is RAM. TS-1673U-8G arrives with 8GB RAM. The TS-1673U-8G 8GB RAM compared with RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 64GB ECC is clearly weaker.

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 16 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. This Qnap is £1,764.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC).
Synology RackStation NAS

RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC)


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Price ex.VAT:£3,540.00
Price inc.VAT:£4,248.00





General Performance

The RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) unlike the TS-1673U-8G 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-1673U-8G this box has the Intel Atom C3538 Quad Core 2.1 GHz processor. With its ATOM processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 720P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Another key difference between the TS-1673U-8G is RAM. RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) arrives with 64GB ECC RAM. Size of 64GB ECC makes RS2818RP+ (64GB ECC) 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 16 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 £3,540.00.


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