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QNAP TS-1685 vs Synology DS3617xs Battle of the NAS Behemoths!

Discussion in 'NAS Systems and Networked Home and SMB Software' started by msvirtualguy, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. William

    William Active Member

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    Yeah I was thinking the same thing tbh. However the jump in price of better processors in steep.
    It still might be a good box for my needs tho.

    I do a fair amount of video encoding, mostly using Movavi Video Converter on a separate machine. I was thinking a Windows VM for this and a USB DVD drive. Might be asking to much tho with the ARM box.
     
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    QNAP-TS1685 Hardware Overview video has been posted:

     
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    Very nice job !!

    Its much bigger than I thought it was. But dang, that's a sweet NAS !
     
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    QNAP-TS1685 Setup & Configuration video has been posted:

     
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    One thing I realized the TS1635, it has an ARM Cortex-A15 Quad Core 1.7GHz and not x86 so it cannot run Windows based VMs :(

    How's your machine working out for you ?
     
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