Compare Qnap Desktop NAS TS-473-4G 4-Bay RAID (4GB RAM) - no HDMI or GPU AND Qnap Desktop NAS TS-431X2-2G 4-Bay RAID (2GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+


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TS-473-4G
IBQ-473S-4G
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£557.00 ex.VAT
£668.40 inc.VAT
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TS-431X2-2G
IBQ-431X2-2G
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£341.00 ex.VAT
£409.20 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
IBQ-473S-4G
IBQ-431X2-2G
Brand
Qnap
Qnap
Series
Desktop NAS
Desktop NAS
Model
TS-473-4G
TS-431X2-2G
Type
4-Bay RAID (4GB RAM) - no HDMI or GPU
4-Bay RAID (2GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
16/03/2018
30/05/2017

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
279.6 mm x 199.3 x 188.2 mm
177x180x235mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
4GB
2GB
Guarantee
2yr
2yr
Processor
AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz, Turbo to 3.4 GHz
Annapurna Labs AL-314, 4-core,1.7GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
4740
low
Total Drives
4
4
Total Drives (alternate)
4
4
RAID
0:1:5:6: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
4X LAN
2X M.2 SATA
2X PCIe v3 x4
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
4X USB3.0 type A (host)
2X RJ45 1GbE
1X SFP+ 10GbE
4X SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power
3X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
SATA 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Black
Weight (kg)
7kg
4.3kg
Weight (bare)
4.84kg
3kg
Reviews
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-473-4G


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Price ex.VAT:£557.00
Price inc.VAT:£668.40





General Performance

The TS-473-4G same as the TS-431X2-2G 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-473-4G 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-431X2-2G this box has the AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz, Turbo to 3.4 GHz processor. Another key difference between the TS-431X2-2G is RAM. TS-473-4G arrives with 4GB RAM. The TS-473-4G 4GB RAM compared with TS-431X2-2G 2GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

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.

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 £557.00.
Qnap Desktop NAS

TS-431X2-2G


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Price ex.VAT:£341.00
Price inc.VAT:£409.20





General Performance

The TS-431X2-2G same as the TS-473-4G 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-431X2-2G to your needs. Unlike the TS-473-4G this box has the Annapurna Labs AL-314, 4-core,1.7GHz processor. Another key difference between the TS-473-4G is RAM. TS-431X2-2G arrives with 2GB RAM. The TS-431X2-2G 2GB RAM compared with TS-473-4G 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 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.

Price And Warranty

This box comes with 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This Qnap is £216.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit TS-473-4G.


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