Compare Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G 16-Bay, 3U RAID (16GB RAM, Xeon) +10GbE; Redundant PSU AND Synology RackStation NAS RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) 16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (32GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT)


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TS-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G
IBQ-R1683XR-E16
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£3,677.00 ex.VAT
£4,412.40 inc.VAT
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RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC)
IBSY-R4017-32G
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£4,423.00 ex.VAT
£5,307.60 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBQ-R1683XR-E16
IBSY-R4017-32G
Brand
Qnap
Synology
Series
19"Rack NAS
RackStation NAS
Model
TS-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G
RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC)
Type
16-Bay, 3U RAID (16GB RAM, Xeon) +10GbE; Redundant PSU
16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (32GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT)
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
09/10/2018
17/05/2019

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
130 x 481 x 573 mm
132 x 482 x 656 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
16GB
32GB ECC
Guarantee
3yr
5yr
Processor
Intel Xeon E-2124 Quad Core, 3.3GHz boost to 4.3GHz
Intel Xeon D-1541 8-Core 2.1 - 2.7 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
9444
11333
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
16
16
Total Drives (alternate)
16
16
RAID
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
0:1:5:6:
Rack size
3
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
1X HDMI 2.0
4X RJ45 1GbE
2X SFP+ 10GbE
3X PCIe v3
16X SATA 3.5
2X USB3 type A (host)
4X USB3.1 gen2 type A
2X USB3.1 gen2 type C
2X RJ45 10GbE
4X RJ45 1GbE
16X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
2X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
SATA to 1GbE and 10GbE Ethernet
6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
22kg
27kg
Weight (bare)
15.23kg
17.4kg
Watts
2x 500W
Reviews
Qnap 19"Rack NAS

TS-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G


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Price ex.VAT:£3,677.00
Price inc.VAT:£4,412.40





General Performance

The TS-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G unlike the RS4017xs+ (32GB 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-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G 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. Unlike the RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) this box has the Intel Xeon E-2124 Quad Core, 3.3GHz boost to 4.3GHz 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 RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) is RAM. TS-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G arrives with 16GB RAM. The TS-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G 16GB RAM compared with RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) 32GB ECC is clearly weaker.

About Connections

With six LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Eight 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. 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 E-2124 Quad Core, 3.3GHz boost to 4.3GHz 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 3 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This Qnap is £746.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC).
Synology RackStation NAS

RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC)


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Price ex.VAT:£4,423.00
Price inc.VAT:£5,307.60





General Performance

The RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) unlike the TS-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G 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-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G this box has the Intel Xeon D-1541 8-Core 2.1 - 2.7 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-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G is RAM. RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) arrives with 32GB ECC RAM. Size of 32GB ECC makes RS4017xs+ (32GB ECC) the best regards to RAM capacity.

About Connections

With six 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.

PLEX TRANSCODING


This NAS feature Intel Xeon D-1541 8-Core 2.1 - 2.7 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-1683XU-RP-E2124-16G 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 £4,423.00.


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