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Thecus N5550
8.6 out of 10

Thecus N5550

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Overall 9
8.5

Thecus N5550

techPowerUp!
23 October 2013
  • Summary: After having spent lots of quality time with the N5550 NAS, my thoughts about it are mixed. It was very reliable and performed well during all testing, registering high enough network transfer speeds.
  • Pros: High price/performance ratio, Support for five hot-swap disks, Highly reliable operation, Low power consumption, Strong PSU (200 W) with 80 Plus certification, Comes with 2 GB RAM installed while most of the competition only has 1 GB, Fully metallic casing, Very high build quality, Lots of featur...
  • Cons: The operating system's interface isn't as appealing and intuitive as the competition's offerings, Installing available modules can be really tricky, High memory utilization, especially during heavy network throughput, Fan can be noisy, No fan profile adjustment via software possible, Any change t...
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Overall 7
7.0

Thecus N5550

HEXUS
12 February 2013
  • Conclusion: The Thecus N5550 is one of the most feature packed and capable five-bay NAS solutions currently available for under £450. Armed with a dual-core Intel Atom processor and 2GB of DDR3 memory, the N5550 consistently serves up data transfer speeds close to 100MB/s, and it has a feature set that easily...
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Overall 7
7.0

Do much more than just store data with this 5-bay network-attached storage device

Good Gear Guide.au
7 May 2013
  • Summary: There is plenty to like about the Thecus N5550. It has five drive bays yet it doesn't cost the Earth, and it can be almost endlessly configured via extra modules from Thecus and third parties.
  • Pros: Five drive bays, Well priced, Stacks of features to play with
  • Cons: Needs clearer and more in-depth documentation, Build quality doesn't feel great
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Overall 8
8.3
Performance 8
8.3

Review: Thecus N5550

PC Authority
25 January 2013
  • Summary: The sheer flexibility and power packed into the N5550 makes it a very tempting offering indeed.
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