Product Comparison: QNAP TS-231P vs QNAP TS-231P2


General Specifications
Brand
QNAP
QNAP
Model
TS-231P
TS-231P2
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The TS-231P is a powerful yet easy-to-use network storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment with many feature-rich apps available, including Notes Station, QmailAgent, and Qcontactz.
The TS-231P2 features three USB 3.0 ports and dual Gigabit LAN ports, delivering outstanding multitasking performance for your backup, synchronization, and remote access needs on a secure private cloud.
Key Specs
Hard Drive Capacity
4 TB
4 TB
Number Of Slots
2 -bay
2 -bay
Storage Drive Type
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
QNAP TS-231P 4TB NAS Solution
  • All in all a very smart, quiet, good capacity, seamless NAS drive, recommended.
  • Simple and fast. Great drive capacity.
  • Great little NAS device with great memory storage.
  • Highly recommend, great capacity.
  • I've been using it in my home office. Good capacity.
QNAP TS-231P2 4TB NAS Solution
  • I had few 1TB drives laying around and why not buy a case for them. Great storage.
  • It was easy to install drives into and set up on my network. Great slots.
  • Great number of slots. Great capacity.
  • I like this case. Great size of capacity. Would recommend.
  • Worked for 5 weeks, then completely dead. Two slots not working.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
6.33 in.
6.65 in.
Width
4.01 in.
4.01 in.
Depth
8.62 in.
8.62 in.
Weight
2.97 lbs.
2.82 lbs.
Features
CPU
Alpine AL-212
Alpine AL-314
RAM
1 GB
1 GB
RAID Support
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, Single
RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD, Single
Extras
Full NAS encryption, Synchronize files, Centralizing contact, Volume-based technology, Hardware acceleration
Full NAS encryption, Volume-based technology, Hardware acceleration, Container Station, Centralizing contact
Included Software
QmailAgent, Notes Station 3, Qcontactz, Qsync, Hybrid Backup Sync, Surveillance Station 5, App Center, Qfile, Qget, Qnotes, Vmobile, myQNAPcloud
Qsync, Virtualization Station, Qcontactz, QmailAgent, Qfiling, Qsirch, Hybrid Backup Sync, Surveillance Station 5, App Center, Qfile, Qget, Qnotes, Vmobile
What customers say about "Features"
QNAP TS-231P 4TB NAS Solution
  • Easy to setup and use, lots of functionality and very reliable.
  • It's breeze to set up and get it running. Great features.
  • Good features of this one, I like this storage.
  • Storage is great. A lots of features of this one.
  • Plenty of features. Nice storage.
QNAP TS-231P2 4TB NAS Solution
  • Their suite of mobile apps, and the ease of access remotely is a dream come true.
  • The UI is easy to use. Excellent case.
  • RAID 5 on 2 disks is stupid because the chance of being able to rebuild if a drive fails is less than 50%.
  • In the image, I tried to access drive storage space through the UI, but it was frozen and would not respond.
  • The copy drive button on front of the NAS either does not work or was not enabled with the standard install.
Interfaces
LAN Speed
1000 Mbps
1000 Mbps
Number of LAN
2
2
Number of USB
3
3
eSATA
No
No
HDMI
No
No
What customers say about "Interfaces"
QNAP TS-231P 4TB NAS Solution
  • 2 RJ-45 connectors with good speed.
  • Good connectivity. Excellent NAS drive and whisper quiet.
  • Simple and fast. Very good speed.
  • Fast speed of this storage. Great LAN connection.
  • Very noisy fan, very slow LAN ports.
QNAP TS-231P2 4TB NAS Solution
  • The transfer speeds of this NAS are truly astounding.
  • I get on average when transferring files over to this thing about 105 meg read and 100 meg write which is incredible!
  • Excellent NAS for an all around mini server/data storage. Great connectivity. Fast speed.
  • Read and write speed is really fast. Would recommend.
  • The transfer speeds on a gigabit wired network with jumbo frames seemed very slow.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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