Comparing the QNAP TS-453B NAS from 2015 and the TVS-473 Power NAS from 2016
What can both NAS server’s do? Before I get down to which of these units is better at what task, I think it is important to know the things that BOTH of these NAS devices can do. So, whether you decide that the April 2017 TS-453B 4-Bay NAS or the older Q3 2016 release, the QNAP TVS-473 NAS, you will definitely be able to:
- Host a Virtualisation or Container Platform – setup and run multiple VMs, supporting multiple Operating systems and enhanced by the Docker app, Container Station
- Both QNAP NAS have dual HDMI ports for direct media access for your HDMI enabled 1080p and 4K TV
- The QNAP TS-453B can be upgraded to 8GB of DDR3 and the TVS-473 can reach upto 64GB of DDR4 Memory
- Full access to your media from mobile devices, PC, Laptop and console devices
- Serve as a cross platform service – bridging connections and transfers of files between Mac and Windows systems over the network
- Heavily support background data checks and comprehensive snapshot technology meaning you will have an equal amount of backup options whichever you go for. As well as migration, connection and interaction with existing cloud services like dropbox, Google Drive ElephantDrive
- Create a comprehensive Surveillance solutions, supporting multiple IP cameras and even arriving with some licences included
- Access exactly the same NAS OS that is updated regularly and has a huge app store to really customise your setup to make it your own
What are the Pros and Cons of the newer TS-453B QNAP NAS release?
What are the Pros and Cons of the more powerful NAS, TVS-473 released in 2017?