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QNAP TS-EC1279U-RP vs. Synology DiskStation DS920+ + 9

QNAP TS-EC1279U-RP

QNAP TS-EC1279U-RP

£3,444.96

Unknown delivery cost
Synology DiskStation DS920+

Synology DiskStation DS920+

£519.96

£523.45 Incl. delivery
Synology DiskStation DS220j

Synology DiskStation DS220j

2.3

£152.97

Free delivery
Synology DiskStation DS220+

Synology DiskStation DS220+

£311.62

Free delivery
Synology DiskStation DS218+

Synology DiskStation DS218+

4.2

£291.88

Free delivery
Synology DiskStation DS420+

Synology DiskStation DS420+

£451.72

Free delivery
WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra 8TB

WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra 8TB

2.3

£309.99

£348.00 Incl. delivery
Synology DiskStation DS418

Synology DiskStation DS418

£370.69

£375.49 Incl. delivery
Synology DiskStation DS218

Synology DiskStation DS218

£239.98

£244.97 Incl. delivery
WD My Cloud Home 4TB

WD My Cloud Home 4TB

1.2

£107.99

£184.87 Incl. delivery
Synology DS720+

Synology DS720+

3.8

£399.49

Free delivery
Noise level
19.8 dB
18.2 dB
19.3 dB
19.8 dB
20.9 dB
19.3 dB
18.4 dB
Client services
BitTorrent
BitTorrent
BitTorrent
BitTorrent
Ethernet connection
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Number of Ethernet ports (RJ-45)
4 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
Number of SFP+ ports
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Speed
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
Server services/protocols
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, iSCSI
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, iSCSI, SFTP
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, iSCSI
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, iSCSI
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, iSCSI
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, iSCSI, SFTP
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, iSCSI, SFTP
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, iSCSI
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, iSCSI
FTP, NFS, AFP, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, iSCSI
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
ActiveDirectory
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
ECC
Yes
No
No
No
No
Fully supported file system (external)
HFS+, NTFS, FAT32, ext4, ext3, BTRFS
HFS+, NTFS, FAT32, ext4, ext3
HFS+, NTFS, FAT32, ext4, ext3, BTRFS
HFS+, FAT32, ext4, ext3, BTRFS
HFS+, NTFS, FAT32, ext4, ext3, ext2
HFS+, NTFS, FAT32, ext4, ext3, BTRFS
HFS+, NTFS, FAT32, ext4, ext3, BTRFS
ext4, ext3, BTRFS
Fully supported file system (internal)
ext4, BTRFS
ext4
ext4, BTRFS
ext4, BTRFS
ext4, BTRFS
ext4
ext4, BTRFS
ext4, BTRFS
NTFS, ext4, HFS+, BTRFS
x86-compatible processor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
IDE/PATA
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
SAS
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
SATA (Serial ATA)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SATA interface
S-ATA/300
S-ATA/600
S-ATA/600
S-ATA/600
S-ATA/600
S-ATA/600
S-ATA/600
S-ATA/600
S-ATA/600
S-ATA/600
SCSI
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
eSATA
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Firewire
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
HDMI
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Optical fiber
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
no
Thunderbolt
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB (total)
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
1 ​
2 ​
USB 2.0
4 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
USB 3 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
520 mm
223 mm
232.2 mm
223 mm
154.94 mm
223 mm
233 mm
140 mm
Height
88 mm
199 mm
165 mm
165 mm
165 mm
199 mm
171.45 mm
166 mm
165 mm
175.5 mm
166 mm
Width
439 mm
166 mm
100 mm
108 mm
108 mm
166 mm
99.06 mm
199 mm
108 mm
53 mm
106 mm
Product weight
15900 g
2240 g
880 g
1300 g
1300 g
2180 g
2300 g
2280 g
1300 g
1050 g
1510 g
Designed for rack mounting
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Rack height
2U
Features
Supports Hot-swap
DLNA, Supports Hot-swap
Supports Hot-swap
DLNA, Supports Hot-swap
DLNA, Supports Hot-swap
DLNA
Supports Hot-swap
Cooling
Active
Active
Active
Active
Active
Active
Active
Active
Passive
Active
RAID
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Type of RAID
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, JBOD, RAID 6
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, JBOD, RAID 6
RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD
RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD
RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, JBOD, RAID 6
RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, JBOD, RAID 6
RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD
RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD
Wake on LAN
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
RAM
4096 MB
4096 MB
512 MB
2048 MB
2048 MB
2048 MB
1024 MB
2048 MB
2048 MB
1024 MB
2048 MB
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
600 - 167 W
9.69 - 32.17 W
12.46 W
14.69 W
17.23 W
8.45 - 28.3 W
26.49 W
5.78 - 14.99 W
16.44 W
Power consumption (standby)
5.06 W
5.4 W
8.78 W
Processor core type
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
2 (Dual) Core
2 (Dual) Core
2 (Dual) Core
2 (Dual) Core
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
4 (Quad) Core
Processor model
Intel Celeron J4125
Realtek RTD1296
Intel Celeron J4025
Intel Celeron J3355
Intel Celeron J4025
Marvell Armada 385 88F6820
Realtek RTD1296
Realtek RTD1296
Intel Celeron J4125
Processor speed
3.1 GHz
2 GHz
1.4 GHz
2 GHz
2 GHz
2 GHz
1.3 GHz
1.4 GHz
1.4 GHz
1.4 GHz
2 GHz
Operating system
Linux
DiskStation Manager (DSM)
DiskStation Manager (DSM)
DiskStation Manager (DSM)
DiskStation Manager (DSM)
DiskStation Manager (DSM)
DiskStation Manager (DSM)
DiskStation Manager (DSM)
DiskStation Manager (DSM)
Built-in hard drive
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Quantity
2 ​
1 ​
Storage capacity
8 TB
4 TB
Price/TB
38.75 £/TB
27 £/TB
Form factor
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
3.5 inch, 2.5 inch
Internal transfer rate
112 MB/s
Number of hard drive slots
12 ​
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​