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QNAP TS-459 Pro 4-Bay TurboNAS - The QNAP TS-459 Pro TurboNAS

At CES QNAP launched a slew of new NAS products that feature Intel's latest dual core Atom processors. Today Chris takes a look at the performance.

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: May 10, 2010 7:11 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: QNAP

The QNAP TS-459 Pro TurboNAS


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The front of the TS-459 is where the drives are loaded. Here we see the four locking drive bays as well as the power button, quick copy button for the front USB port and the setup display with buttons for quick configuration changes. There are also status lights for power, USB, eSATA and LAN activity.


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The side of the TS-459 has a brushed aluminum look with additional ventilation to keep the NAS cool.


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The rest of the ports are located on the back of the NAS. Here we see dual eSATA and dual gigabit Ethernet as well as four USB ports, COM and power connectors. The power supply is built into the unit and has its own temperature controlled fan that aids in cooling with the main temperature controlled fan. In our testing the NAS was very quiet and would be a welcome addition to a desktop in your main work area.


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The other side of the NAS is also brushed aluminum.


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New for QNAP this year is compliance with 2.5 inch form factor drives. Here we see the new drive carrier that marks the mounting locations.


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QNAP includes a pair of manuals with the TS-459 TurboNAS as well as a disk with software utilities and an additional full user manual. Two Ethernet cables and a power cable are also in the package as well as the mounting screws and locking keys.


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