07/05/2012 – The well-known media Bjorn3d puts the Thecus® N4800 NAS through an extreme test. Focusing on unique specs such as a blazing fast Intel® Atom™ processor backed by 2GB DDR3 RAM, performance from the 4-bay unit continues to amaze crowds. A vital highlight on the N4800 is the Mini-UPS that comes standard. In a word, this allows for a proper shut down during energy failures so data is never lost, this aspect alone sets the 4-bay NAS above others. The other portion of the test focuses on benchmark testing and results are astonishing!
Bjorn3d give the Thecus® N4800 NAS the “Silver Bear Award” for its quality and performance.
Good sequential read and write performance
Runs very cool
HDMI port for HD content streaming
Easy to navigate interface
Benchmark shows outstanding results
For those that don't know, the Thecus® N4800 NAS is part of the Vision series which offers a full multimedia powerhouse. Benchmark results show that the performance is best in its class even under RAID 5.
“The Thecus N4800 performs very well especially in the HD Video read and write department. The unit is able to maintain 74 MB/s throughput in RAID 5 configuration with 4 simultaneous HD Video playback 50% faster than the QNAP TS 439 Pro.”
NAS quality and UI
The Thecus® N4800 is well built and doesn't produce much noise, many media users will appreciate this, as loud NAS systems tend to interfere with the media experience.
The Thecus® UI is easy and convenient to use even for the novice, “The web interface for the N4800 is easy to navigate around and the useful help guides are easy to use for a beginner to follow to setup different features and settings for the unit.”
Testing shows that the Thecus® N4800 truly lives up to the Vision series characteristics and background. Even under RAID 5, HD video read and write is quick and smooth without any problems. The N4800 offers superior build quality and runs quiet, a concern for many multimedia enthusiasts. Bjorn3d expresses that the UI is simple and easy to manage; even novice users won't have issues managing this UI. Overall, the N4800 is a high performance storage device that delivers superior multimedia content via HDMI. In addition, perks like Mini-UPS, front display, USB 3.0 makes this NAS the best of the best.
For full review, go to: http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/06/thecus-n4800/#.T_OilfWc0bY
For more information on Thecus® N4800, go to: http://www.thecus.com/product.php?PROD_ID=65
Established in 2004, Thecus Technology Corp provides market leading network attached storage and network video recorder solutions, committed to revolutionize how everyone from home user to enterprise level business centrally stores, manages and accesses their digital data both onsite and cloud-based. Thecus strives to deliver continuous innovation through cutting edge technology and design to provide data storage with the most customer-friendly platform, rapid performance and robust security. In May 2016, Thecus was formally acquired by Ennoconn Corporation and thus became part of the Foxconn IPC Technology group. Partnered together this diverse group of companies work in tandem to provide a total IoT (Internet of Things) solution. Now with an unparalleled portfolio to work with, Thecus is collaborating to bring unprecedented change to the network storage industry.