QNAP Powers Up SOHO NASes

Photo of author

Tim Higgins

TP-LINK logoQNAP has refreshed its TS-251 and TS-451 models with more powerful processors.

The new TS-251+ and TS-451+ are powered by a 64-bit 2.0 GHz quad-core Intel Celeron processors and up to 8GB DD3L RAM.

Both have two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, one HDMI port and come with an IR remote. The hot-swappable bays support 2.5" and 3.5" hard and solid-state drives to create multiple volumes that can be optionally AES 256-bit encrypted.

QNAP specs read / write performance with aggregated ports of 225 MB/s without volume encryption and 205 MB/s with.

QNAP TS-251+ and TS-451+

QNAP TS-251+ and TS-451+

The new pair come with QNAP’s latest QTS 4.2 operating system that supports on-the-fly and batch HD video transcoding, myQNAPcloud personal cloud, DLNA media serving and Qsirch real-time natural search.

Models are:

All are shipping now. Street pricing starts around $436 for the TS-251+-2G and runs to around $790 for the TS-451+-8G

Related posts

Update coming for HP MediaSmart Server

HP yesterday announced a software update for the HP EX485/EX487 MediaSmart Server, providing remote streaming and conversion of unprotected video content.

Thecus Releases Upgraded Eight-Bay Rackmount NAS

Thecus today announced a more powerful version of the eight-bay rackmount NAS released last year.

Cheap Synology NAS Bundles Now Shipping

Synology said its BeyondCloud NASes are starting to ship in the U.S.