QNAP TS-419P Turbo NAS 4-Bay Network Storage Review

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QNAP TS-419P Turbo NAS 4-Bay Network Storage Review

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:10 am

QNAP TS-419P Turbo NAS 4-Bay Network Storage Review

The QNAP TS-419P Turbo NAS features space for 4 hot-swappable SATA hard drives with up to 8TB of total capacity and supports 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch hard drives. The QNAP TS-419P is also fairly powerful as it uses a Marvell 1.2GHz CPU and 512MB DDRII memory. Read on to see how it does!

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My thoughts on the QNAP TS-419P are a little mixed. When I started this review, I mentioned that I was looking for a few things in a NAS. One was a NAS that would fit my storage needs. I think that the TS-419P does. I am starting out with four 500 GB drives in a RAID 5 configuration, giving me a total of 1.3 TB of disk space. This is plenty of disk space for my backups and media serving needs at this time. Another plus is that I can expand the NAS at a later date to about 5.5 TB by upgrading the current drives to 2 TB drives. I also like the fact that I can use QNAP’s online RAID Capacity Expansion, when I decide to upgrade, which will save me from having to backup all the data on the NAS and then restoring the data back.


Article Title: QNAP TS-419P Turbo NAS 4-Bay Network Storage Review
Article URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1132/1/
Pricing At Time of Print: $599.99 at Newegg
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