Product Comparison: QNAP TS-431P vs QNAP TS-431P2


General Specifications
Brand
QNAP
QNAP
Model
TS-431P
TS-431P2
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The TS-431P 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-431P2 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
4 -bay
4 -bay
Storage Drive Type
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s, SSD
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s, SSD
What customers say about "Key Specs"
QNAP TS-431P 4-Bay NAS Solution
  • I bought this and an 8TB drive to go in it. Good capacity.
  • Good NAS, does a solid job.
  • I love this NAS drive. Great slots and capacity at all.
  • I will never own a QNAP product again. Slots not working!
  • Without spare hard drives/capacity elsewhere it's virtually impossible.
QNAP TS-431P2 4-Bay NAS Solution
  • This model is powerful, very good and reasonable price. Great number of bays.
  • Fast and quiet. Much faster than my old WD My Cloud.
  • It worked very well for me, I keep learning its different functions and uses.
  • This is a great, high quality NAS. It does its job very well. I've had zero issues with it.
  • Very happy with this purchase. It was easy to install drives into and set up on my network. It’s fast and quiet with a simple interface.
Size & Weight
Color
White
White
Height
6.33 in.
6.65 in.
Width
6.29 in.
6.29 in.
Depth
8.62 in.
8.62 in.
Weight
6.61 lbs.
6.61 lbs.
Features
CPU
Alpine AL-212
ARM Cortex-A15
RAM
1 GB
4 GB
RAID Support
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, JBOD, Single
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, Single, JBOD
Extras
Centralizes file storage, Full NAS encryption, Volume-based technology, Hardware acceleration, Fast Disaster Recovery, High Efficiency
IFTTT Agent, Floating Point Unit, Encryption Engine, Hot-swappable, SSD Cache Acceleration Support, Jumbo Frames support
Included Software
QmailAgent, Notes Station 3, Qcontactz, Qsync, Amazon Glacier, Amazon S3, Azure, Google Cloud Platform Live, Google Drive, OpenStack, WebDAV, Amazon Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Yandex Disk, App Center, Qfile, Qget, Qnotes, Vmobile
myQNAPcloud, Qsync, Hybrid Backup Sync, Qcontactz, Qsirch, Qfiling, iSCSI, Snapshot
What customers say about "Features"
QNAP TS-431P 4-Bay NAS Solution
  • This is a quiet NAS with a lot of features and capabilities.
  • There are lots of storage features, integration with cloud storage is excellent.
  • Replication between NAS boxes, even remote boxes is easy to setup.
  • I can access my NAS from anywhere, again that was so easy to set up. Thank you QNAP.
  • Not enough memory to handle backups.
QNAP TS-431P2 4-Bay NAS Solution
  • A great entry-level NAS, with a powerful CPU for the price.
  • The CPU is an ARM based quad core 1.4GHZ. It's got easily more than enough CPU and RAM performance for the Movie Streaming.
  • The suite of mobile apps, and the ease of access remotely is a dream come true. The UI is easy to use.
  • It was a easy to put together as the disks are hot-swappable.
  • Easy to install, has multiple options.
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-431P 4-Bay NAS Solution
  • It was just over 110MB/s, close enough to the theoretical maximum of Gigabit Ethernet.
  • The NAS was simple to initially setup and works well. Easy to connect.
  • It works as expected and performs well. LAN ports is great for connect.
  • Has USB ports. Easy to install and connect.
  • Would recommend this product. Good connectivity via USB.
QNAP TS-431P2 4-Bay NAS Solution
  • It has 1 USB 3.0 port and 2 USB 2.0 ports, with the USB 3.0 port in the front. Great number of USB ports.
  • A good number of USB ports and their location is great.
  • The transfer speeds of this unit are truly astounding. Great gigabit Ethernet connection.
  • Unfortunately there is no HDMI connector.
  • I was upset when I found out that there is no HDMI connector.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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