Compare Qnap Desktop NAS TS-332X-2G 3-Bay RAID (2GB RAM) + 3x M.2 SATA + 10GbE SFP+ AND Qnap Desktop NAS TS-328 3-Bay RAID (2GB RAM) AND Qnap Desktop NAS TS-253Be-4G 2-Bay RAID (4GB RAM)


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TS-332X-2G

IBQ-332X-2G
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TS-328
IBQ-328
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£224.00 ex.VAT
£268.80 inc.VAT
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TS-253Be-4G
IBQ-253Be-4G
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£371.00 ex.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBQ-332X-2G
IBQ-328
IBQ-253Be-4G
Brand
Qnap
Qnap
Qnap
Series
Desktop NAS
Desktop NAS
Desktop NAS
Model
TS-332X-2G
TS-328
TS-253Be-4G
Type
3-Bay RAID (2GB RAM) + 3x M.2 SATA + 10GbE SFP+
3-Bay RAID (2GB RAM)
2-Bay RAID (4GB RAM)
ROHS
Y
Y
Y
Date added
26/06/2018
03/04/2018
09/01/2018

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
142 x 150 x 260.1 mm
142 x 150 x 260.1 mm
168 x 105 x 226 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
2GB
2GB
4GB
Guarantee
2yr
2yr
2yr
Processor
Alpine AL-324 Quad Core 1.7GHz ARM® Cortex-A57 Processor, 64-bit
Realtek Quad Core ARM CortexA53 (64-bit), RTD 1296, 1.4GHz
Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz)
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
low
low
2215
Total Drives
3
3
2
Total Drives (alternate)
3
3
2
RAID
0:1:5:JBOD:
0:1:5:JBOD:
0:1:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
2X RJ45 1GbE
1X SFP+ 10GbE
3X M.2 SATA
3X SATA 3.5
3X USB3 type A (host)
2X LAN
3X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
1X SDXC UHS-I
2X USB3 type A (host)
2X HDMI
2X LAN
1X PCIe v2 x2
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
5X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s to 1GbE and 10GbE
6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Weight (kg)
2.69kg
2.69kg
2.6kg
Weight (bare)
1.64kg
1.64kg
1.66kg
Colour
White
White
Black
Reviews
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-332X-2G


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General Performance

The TS-332X-2G same as the TS-328 and the TS-253Be-4G 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-332X-2G 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 TS-328 and the TS-253Be-4G this box has the Alpine AL-324 Quad Core 1.7GHz ARM® Cortex-A57 Processor, 64-bit processor. With its 64bit processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 1080P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Just like the TS-328 this box has 2GB RAM. The TS-332X-2G 2GB RAM compared with TS-253Be-4G 4GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

With three LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level 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 3 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 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security.
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-328


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Price ex.VAT:£224.00
Price inc.VAT:£268.80





General Performance

The TS-328 same as the TS-332X-2G and the TS-253Be-4G 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-328 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 TS-332X-2G and the TS-253Be-4G this box has the Realtek Quad Core ARM CortexA53 (64-bit), RTD 1296, 1.4GHz processor. With its 64bit processor, this box should have no trouble transcoding your videos up to 1080P via the native MANUFACTURER apps. Just like the TS-332X-2G this box has 2GB RAM. The TS-328 2GB RAM compared with TS-253Be-4G 4GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

SD card slot make this product unique. Might be handy for photographers to directly connect and access media without looking for a USB cable. There are two LAN ports on this box, making it a good home or small business NAS as you can utilise Link Aggregation and Failover support. 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 3 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 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This Qnap is £147.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit TS-253Be-4G.
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-253Be-4G


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Price ex.VAT:£371.00
Price inc.VAT:£445.20





General Performance

The TS-253Be-4G same as the TS-332X-2G and the TS-328 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-253Be-4G to your needs. Unlike the TS-332X-2G and the TS-328 this box has the Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz) processor. Another key difference between the TS-332X-2G and the TS-328 is RAM. TS-253Be-4G arrives with 4GB RAM. Size of 4GB makes TS-253Be-4G the best regards to RAM capacity.

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. PCIe port is new feature in desktop NAS market. You can utilise it by adding M.2 SSD for caching or adding 10Gbe fast network card for faster data transfer speed. There are two LAN ports on this box, making it a good home or small business NAS as you can utilise Link Aggregation and Failover support. 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. 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 two bay unit you are having additional advantages. You may choose your box to be set up as JBOD, RAID0 or RAID1. RAID 0 would be good for non-critical storage of data when you need it to read and written at high speeds. It could give you good performance. 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 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £371.00.


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