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QNAP TS-409 Turbo NAS review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • Conclusion: QNAP's TS-409 is actually a rather interesting piece of hardware to sum up in review terms, as your reactions to the device will vary quite greatly dependant on what you want from a Network Attached Storage unit.
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QNAP TS-409 Review: The Quad drive NAS for You?

16 May 2009
  • Conclusion: Four-drive BYOD NAS with support for RAID 0, 1, 5, 5+ hot spare and 6.
  • Pros: Hot-swappable drives, Online volume expansion and RAID migration, Automatic rebuild to hot spare, Built-in LAMP server, DLNA multimedia server, FTP, iTunes, USB support for external storage, UPS or up to 3 printers
  • Cons: Media Center didn't function well with large music library, Thumbnails didn't automatically generate, No US-based phone support
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Expert Review

Tweak News
29 July 2008
  • Excerpt: It carries a hefty $600 price tag, but the TS-409 Pro is a sound investment for a home or small business network. For those who need much more than just file storage and backup, this is the NAS to get.
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Overall 10

QNAP TS-409 Pro Turbostation

13 June 2008
  • Summary: I have been very positive about QNAPs previous products. Considering the TS409 Pro is near identical to the previous models I used I focused mainly on the changes in this review. Everything I liked before is still there and still works perfectly.
  • Pros: Gigabit Ethernet, Very complete set of features, Easy to use, Flexible, expandable via USB or by changing the OS, Data redundancy (via RAID), Hotswappable, RAID migration and expansion, Advanced hardware monitoring
  • Cons: Not the cheapest solution, Struggles under heavy load, No included drives, External non-standard power adapter
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Overall 9
Value for money 8
Construction 9
Functionality 10
Appearance 9

QNAP TS-409 Pro 4-Drive SATA Gigabit NAS

Benchmark Reviews
17 March 2008
  • Conclusion: My rating of the overall packaging and presentation is somewhat high, as QNAP has done an excellent job of educating consumers with plenty of box-top information so they can make an informed purchase.
  • Pros: Very versatile NAS, Excellent Gigabit Ethernet network performance compared to other NAS devices, Multiple options for RAID configurations, Small footprint, small power requirements, Windows ADS compatible, Three USB 2.0 ports for printers, flash drives, hard drives, and other devices., 4 Terabyt...
  • Cons: No eSATA connectivity, May be expensive for home users, not powerful enough for larger corporate users, Slow transfer speeds when dealing with a large number of small files., AC power adapter brick adds to overall footprint, Problems with USB print jobs disappearing
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