TerraMaster Unveils F4-424: A 4-Bay High Performance NAS Tailored for Business Needs

In the fast-evolving landscape of Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions, TerraMaster has once again raised the bar with the introduction of the F4-424, a 4-bay NAS designed to meet the high-performance requirements of small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). Packed with cutting-edge features and robust specifications, the F4-424 is poised to become a go-to solution for users engaged in virtualization and demanding database applications.

Powerful Performance at Your Fingertips

At the heart of the F4-424 lies the Intel Celeron N95 4-core 4-thread processor, boasting a maximum turbo frequency of 3.4GHz. With integrated Intel UHD Graphics and support for AES NI hardware encryption, this NAS ensures not only powerful computing but also robust security for your data. The inclusion of 8GB DDR5 4800MHz memory, two 2.5G Ethernet ports, and dual M.2 NVMe slots for SSD caching further enhances the storage efficiency of the disk array, setting the stage for a seamless and high-performance storage experience.

A Leap in Application Response Time

The F4-424 represents a leap forward in performance, with a staggering improvement of over 140% compared to its predecessor. Users can expect application load times to decrease by 90%, file and photo retrieval speed to increase by 40%, database response speed to boost by 50%, and PHP response for web pages to show a remarkable 60% improvement. Such advancements make the F4-424 an ideal choice for handling high-load workflows with ease.

Blazing Transmission Speeds

Equipped with two 2.5 GbE interfaces, the F4-424 supports a 2.5 GbE high-speed network bandwidth, achieving a linear data transmission speed of up to 283 MB/s (Seagate IronWolf 18TB x 4, RAID 0). Additionally, the option for Link Aggregation provides a network bandwidth of up to 5 Gb, offering a cost-effective solution for multi-user and high-concurrent file access scenarios.

Multimedia Prowess

TerraMaster doesn’t stop at performance; the F4-424 delivers a powerful multimedia service with 4K video decoding capability. Compatible with uPnP/DLNA protocols, this NAS can seamlessly stream videos to various multimedia devices, including computers, smartphones, media players, and televisions. TerraMaster’s proprietary Multimedia Server application ensures a reliable and constant entertainment experience for users.

Flexible Storage Configurations and TRAID Technology

The F4-424 supports various RAID types, including Single, RAID 0/1/5/6/10. It facilitates online capacity expansion and migration for RAID types, and Hot Spare can be configured for the disk array. Users can create multiple storage spaces, selecting ext4 or BTRFS file systems based on specific business requirements. When paired with TerraMaster USB DAS devices, the F4-424 allows for flexible storage capacity expansion.

TRIAD – M.2 SSD Installation Made Easy

TerraMaster has streamlined the installation of M.2 SSDs with a specially designed side sliding cover for the F4-424 chassis. This innovative design allows for quick and easy SSD installation within 5 seconds, supported by hand-tightened screws provided by TerraMaster.

With a price tag of £519.99, the F4-424 is not just a NAS; it’s a high-performance solution tailored to meet the dynamic needs of modern businesses. Upgrade your storage experience with TerraMaster’s latest offering and embrace the future of efficient and powerful data management.



It seems like they have two variants available – F4-424 and F4-424 PRO


Here are specs for


Processor Model Intel® N95
Processor Architecture X.86 64-bit
Processor Frequency Max burst up to 3.4 GHz
CPU Single-Core Score /
Hardware Encryption Engine
Hardware Transcoding Engine  H.264, H.265, MPEG-4, VC-1;maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 60
System Memory 8 GB DDR5 non-ECC SODIMM
Pre-installed Memory module 8 GB DDR5 non-ECC SODIMM (1x 8 GB)
Total Memory Slot Number 1 (DDR5 SODIMM)
Maximum Supported Memory 32 GB DDR5 non-ECC SODIMM
Note TerraMaster reserves the right to replace memory modules with the same or higher frequency based on supplier’s product life cycle status. Rest assured that the compatibility and stability have been strictly verified with the same benchmark to ensure identical performance.
Disk Slot Number 4
Compatible Drive types 3.5″ SATA HDD
Maximum Internal Raw Storage Capacity 88 TB (22 TB x4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Drive Hot Swap
Note  . Hard drive vendors will release their latest models of hard drives, and Maximum internal raw storage capacity may be adjusted accordingly.
. The maximum single volume size is not directly related to the maximum raw capacity.
File System
Internal Drive Btrfs, EXT4
External Drive EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+, BTRFS
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE Network Jack /
RJ-45 2.5GbE Network Jack 2
RJ-45 10GbE Network Jack /
SFP+ 10GbE Network Jack /
USB3.2 Host Port 2(10Gbps)
USB2.0 Host Port /
HDMI 1(HDMI 2.1)
PCIe Slots /
M.2 2280 NVMe Slot 2
Size (H*W*D) 222 x 179 x 154 mm
Packaging Size (H*W*D) 300 x 275 x 186 mm
Weight 3.4 kg
System Fan 120 x 120 x 25mm  1PCS
Fan Mode Smart, High speed, Middle speed, Low speed
Noise Level 21.0 dB(A) (Using 2 SATA HDDs/SSDs in standby mode; Test environment noise: 17.3dB(A); Test distance: 1m)
Power Supply 90W
Redundancy Power Supply /
AC Input Voltage 100V – 240V AC
Current Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single frequency
Power Consumption 33.0 W(Fully loaded Seagate 4TB ST4000VN008 hard drive(s) in read/write state)
13.0 W (Fully loaded Seagate 4TB ST4000VN008 hard drive(s) in hibernation)
Limited warranty 2 years
Certificate FCC, CE, CCC, KC
Environment RoHS, WEEE
Working Temperature 0°C  ~ 40°C (32°F ~ 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C ~ 60°C (-5°F ~ 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% ~ 95% RH
Package Contents
Host unit (x1)
Power cord (x1)
Power Adapter(x1)
RJ-45 network cable (x1)
Quick Installation Guide (x1)
Limited Warranty Note(x1)
Screws(a few)
TOS Features
OS Supported
Supported Client OS Windows OS, Mac OS, Linux OS
Supported Web Browsers Google Chrome 97.0.xxxx, Mozilla Firefox 9.3,Apple Safari 12.1 ; Microsoft Edge 99.0.xx or later version.
Supported mobile OS iOS14.0, Android 10.0 or later version
Storage Management
Supported RAID Types TRAID, Single, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID5, RAID 6, RAID 10
Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
Maximum iSCSI Target 128
Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs TRIAD, RAID 1,RAID5,RAID 6,RAID10
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD TRIAD, RAID5,RAID6
RAID Migration
SSD Cache
Hot Spare
Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T.
Seagate IHM
NVRAM write cache(BBU-protected) /
Shared Folder Snapshot
LUN Snapshot /
File Services
Maximum Concurrent SMB/AFP/FTP/SFTP Connections 512
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
NFS Kerberos Authentication
Account & Shared Folder
Maximum local user’s account number 2048
Maximum local group number 512
Maximum shared folders number 512
Maximum shared folders syncing tasks 8
Rsync Backup
Duple Backup
Centralized Backup
USB  Backup
Cloud Sync
Time Machine Backup
File System Snapshot
TFM Backup
Link Aggregation
DLNA Compliance
VPN Client
VPN Server
Proxy Client
Proxy Server /
UPnP/Bonjour Discovery
TNAS.online Remote Access
Access Right Management
Batch users creation /
Import/Export users
User Quota Managerment
Local user access control for CIFS/SAMBA and FTP
Domain Authentication
AD Domain
LDAP Client
LDAP Server /
Firewall Protection
Account Auto-block Protection
AES Volume and Shared Folder Encryption
Importable SSL certificate
Instant Alert via email, Desktop Notification, Beep
RSA 2048 Encryption(TOS 5.0)
PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules)
OTP Authentication(TOS 5.0)
HyperLock File System(TOS 5.0)
Power Managerment
Power Resume
Scheduled Power On/Off
Wake up On LAN(WOL)
UPS Supported
Multi-window, Multi-task System Management
Custom Desktop
Control Panel
Resource Monitor
OS UI Language English,German, French, Spanish, Italian, Magyar, Chinese,Japanese,Korean,Turkish, Portuguese, Russian
Application Center
iSCSI Target
Terra Photos
Duple Backup
Centralized Backup
USB Backup
VPN Server
Aria 2
Terra Search
Web Server
Clam Antivirus
Multi Media Server
Plex Media Server
Docker Manager



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