Compare Qsan XCubeSAN XS1200 XS1212S 12-bay 2U SAN, Single-Controller, 4x 10GbE RJ45 + 2 Slots AND Qsan XCubeNAS XN7012RE 12-Bay 19"Rack-2U NAS, 12x 3.5" (8GB, i3 3.9GHz)


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XS1212S
SBRQ-XS1212-S
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£3,522.00 ex.VAT
£4,226.40 inc.VAT
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XN7012RE
SBRQ-XN7012RE
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£2,310.00 ex.VAT
£2,772.00 inc.VAT
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General

Stock code
SBRQ-XS1212-S
SBRQ-XN7012RE
Brand
Qsan
Qsan
Series
XCubeSAN XS1200
XCubeNAS
Model
XS1212S
XN7012RE
Type
12-bay 2U SAN, Single-Controller, 4x 10GbE RJ45 + 2 Slots
12-Bay 19"Rack-2U NAS, 12x 3.5" (8GB, i3 3.9GHz)
ROHS
Y
Y
Date added
18/05/2018
29/03/2019

Information

Form Factor / Drive Height
88 x 438 x 515 mm
88 x 438 x 510 mm
Platter size
3.5"
3.5"
Platter (alternate)
2.5"
2.5"
RAM/Cache
4GB
8GB
Guarantee
3yr
3yr
Processor
Intel Dual-Core
Intel® i3 Dual-Core 3.9GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
? 5500
Redundant Controller ?
Not available
Redundant PSU ?
Not available
Total Drives
12
12
Total Drives (alternate)
12
RAID
0:1:5:6:
0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels
RAID level 0 ,1 ,0+1 ,3 ,5 ,6 ,10 ,30 ,50, 60, and N-way mirror
Rack size
2
2

Connections

PORTS SUMMARY
2X RJ45 10GbE
12X SFF-8482 (Internal Single)
1X HDMI
4X RJ45 1GbE
1X PCIe v3 x8
12X SATA 3.5
1X USB2 type A (host)
4X USB3 type A (host)
Speed
Speed/RPM
12Gb SAS/SATA to 10GbE
6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
Physical
Colour
Black
Weight (kg)
30kg
20kg
Watts
1+1 770W
Reviews
Qsan XCubeSAN XS1200

XS1212S


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Price ex.VAT:£3,522.00
Price inc.VAT:£4,226.40





General Performance

The XS1212S same as the XN7012RE is made by Qsan. There always other brands out there like Qsan which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it. 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 XN7012RE this box has the Intel Dual-Core processor. Another key difference between the XN7012RE is RAM. XS1212S arrives with 4GB RAM. The XS1212S 4GB RAM compared with XN7012RE 8GB is clearly weaker.

About Connections

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.

About Usage

With 12 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 is the most expensive box with the price tag £3,522.00.
Qsan XCubeNAS

XN7012RE


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Price ex.VAT:£2,310.00
Price inc.VAT:£2,772.00





General Performance

The XN7012RE same as the XS1212S is made by Qsan. There always other brands out there like Qsan which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it. 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 XS1212S this box has the Intel® i3 Dual-Core 3.9GHz processor. Another key difference between the XS1212S is RAM. XN7012RE arrives with 8GB RAM. Size of 8GB makes XN7012RE 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. With four LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Five USB3 ports on this Qsan 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 12 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® i3 Dual-Core 3.9GHz 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 Qsan is £1,212.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit XS1212S.


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