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Comparison of QNAP TS-231+ and Drobo 5N

The side-by-side comparison of the devices’ specifications. The comparison table below makes it easier to choose the most fitting NAS.

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QNAP TS-231+ (TS-231P)
QNAP TS-231+ (TS-231P)
Drobo 5N (5N)
Drobo 5N (5N)
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Launch 2015 2016
Class Small office / Home office Small office / Home office
Body
Dimensions 169 x 102 x 219 mm 150.3 x 185.4 x 262.3 mm
Weight 1.28 kg 3.9 kg
Disks
Disk bays 2 x 3.5" SATA III 5 x 3.5" SATA III
RAID JBOD
RAID0
RAID1
BeyondRAID
SSD support yes yes
Network
LAN ports 2 x Gigabit Ethernet 1 x Gigabit Ethernet
Wireless yes, with USB dongle no
Protocols AFP
CIFS/SMB
FTP
ISCSI
NFS
SFTP
WEBDAV
AFP
CIFS/SMB
P2P support BitTorrent no
Media server DLNA
iTunes
no
Cloud backup Amazon S3 no
Connectivity
USB ports 3 x USB 3.0 no
eSATA ports 1 x eSATA no
System
CPU Annapurna AL212 dual-core @ 1.4 GHz Marvell Armada XP MV78460 quad-core @ 1.2 GHz
RAM 1 GB DDR3 1 GB DDR3
Flash 512 MB 128 MB
Operating system QNAP QTS Drobo
Alternative OS
Power
Power supply 12 V / 5 A 12 V / 12.5 A
Consuption 16.01 W / 9.03 W
Fans 1 x 70 mm 1 x 120 mm
Noise level 16.8 dB(A) < 30.4 dB(A)
Features
Specials 1 x mSATA port
Administration
Default IP DHCP
Default username admin
Default password admin

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