Compare Qnap Desktop NAS TS-453A-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM) AND Qnap Desktop NAS TS-453Bmini-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM)





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TS-453A-4G

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TS-453Bmini-4G

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General

Stock code
IBQ-453A-4G
IBQ-453Bmini-4G
Brand
Qnap
Qnap
Series
Desktop NAS
Desktop NAS
Model
TS-453A-4G
TS-453Bmini-4G
Type
4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM)
4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM)
UPC
885022009923
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
17/11/2015
04/01/2017

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
177x180x235mm
210 x 151 x 200mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
4GB
4GB
Guarantee
2yr
2yr
Processor
Intel Celeron Braswell N3150 1.6 GHz Quad Core (up to 2.08GHz)
Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz)
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
1700
2132
Total Drives
4
4
Total Drives (alternate)
4
RAID
0:1:5:JBOD:
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
2X HDMI
4X RJ45
2X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X USB3 type A (host)
2X LAN
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
3X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
4.65kg
3.4kg
Weight (bare)
3.65kg
2kg
Reviews
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-453A-4G


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Our Review: 5/5
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Price ex.VAT:£397.00
Price inc.VAT:£476.40

8.8

OVERALL

DESIGN rating score 9.00

FEATURES rating score 9.00

PERFORMANCE rating score 8.00

VALUE FOR MONEY
rating score 9.00
Qnap TS-453A-4G PROS

designCombination of metal and plastic, this QNAP NAS is designed to fit in both an office and home environment - very compact yet functional
featuresIn terms of Price vs Ability, you will struggle to find a better NAS - the QNAP TS-x53a Series is easily the best QNAP NAS of the year for us at SPAN.COM.
performanceThis NAS is designed with multitasking and can handly VMWare, Plex, KODI, Emby, Surveillance over IP Cameras and more, as well as arriving with DUAL OS Linux Setup as you wish and a remote control and dual HDMI IN 1080p and 4K transcoding. Hard to argue with that kind of ability
valueStill one of the best NAS servers out there - Cost wise it is VERY well placed and will continue to be one of the best NAS devices we at SPAN.COM will recommend you to buy throughout 2017.
Qnap TS-453A-4G CONS

designAs it is mostly metallic, it is a pinch noiser than a whole plastic version.
featuresThe CPU is not as powerful as the Pentium CPU in the latest WD PR4100 and others but this is so much lower in price
performanceOnce again, there are bigger and better CPUs out there and this NAS is not quite suitable if you want PLEX 1080p transcoding on EVERYTHING (though it can handle 1080p HD it may struggle with high bitrate or dense media unlike an i7 CPU)
valueJust a shame that there isn't a Pentium or Intel i3 version available



General Performance

The TS-453A-4G same as the TS-453Bmini-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-453A-4G to your needs. This unit also arrives with a One-touch Backup button on the front panel, when it is configured on the TS-453A-4G, it can be used to backup data off of the USB device, or vice versa. The quiet cooling fan has been used in the construction of the TS-453A-4G. This is what you want when box is sitting on your work desk. Unlike the TS-453Bmini-4G this box has the Intel Celeron Braswell N3150 1.6 GHz Quad Core (up to 2.08GHz) processor. Just like the TS-453Bmini-4G this box has 4GB RAM.

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. You might be interested in audio output ports. With TS-453A-4G you can build a personal karaoke system with high-quality audio output. The TS-453A-4G is packed with remote control for you to conveniently control the HD Station via the built-in IR receiver of the TS-453A-4G. 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 4 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 is the most expensive box with the price tag £397.00.
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-453Bmini-4G


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Our Review: 5/5
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8.8

OVERALL

DESIGN rating score 8.00

FEATURES rating score 9.00

PERFORMANCE rating score 9.00

VALUE FOR MONEY
rating score 9.00
Qnap TS-453Bmini-4G PROS

designA very quiet and compact NAS Server from QNAP, the QNAP TS-453BMini is the NAS for those who are either working close to the PLEX NAS in a living room or office, or just need a server that lives in a cupboard!
featuresThe QNAP TS-453Bmini NAS server uses the popular Intel J Series CPU and arrives with either 4 or 8GB or memory. This helps video and photo features in 1080p and 4K be played easily and quickly via the HDMI port or over the network. With 2x LAN and a remote control, the ts453bmini provides both speed and ability for your NAS needs
performanceThe QNAP TS-4563BMINI performs very well in everything from VMs, Plex and Apple Time machine backups, all the way through to DLNA media viewing, KODI and an iTunes server. A fantastic NAS device for both home and business Network Attached Storage server tasks.
valueA great 4-Bay NAS that manages to give both windows and Mac users a fantastic, stable and reliable NAS server and much lower in cost than a Synology. I cannot recommend the QNAP TS-453BMini enough!
Qnap TS-453Bmini-4G CONS

designIt is a shame about the lack of an LCD Panel on the front
featuresIt does not feature dual HDMI or 4x LAN like the QNAP TS-453A NAS
performanceThe CPU is a little lower in power than an Intel i3 or i5 - but for that kind of power, you will need to pay almost twice this!
valueIf you need a NAS Server that can be upgraded with 10GBe or Thundebrolt, you should look at the TVS-1282T. However at this price and for a quiet and small NAS in 4-Bay HDD bays, you will find it hard to get a better QNAP NAS.



General Performance

The TS-453Bmini-4G same as the TS-453A-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-453Bmini-4G to your needs. The quiet cooling fan has been used in the construction of the TS-453Bmini-4G. This is what you want when box is sitting on your work desk. Unlike the TS-453A-4G this box has the Intel Celeron J3455 Quad Core 1.5 GHz (up to 2.3 GHz) processor. Just like the TS-453A-4G this box has 4GB RAM.

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. You might be interested in audio output ports. With TS-453Bmini-4G you can build a personal karaoke system with high-quality audio output. 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. 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 4 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.


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