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QNAP TS-EC1279U-RP Rack Mount 10GbE NAS Review - QNAP TS-EC1279U-RP Internals

QNAP changes direction and delivers a fully featured NAS that competes with major OEM enterprise storage servers.

By: | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: May 30, 2012 2:34 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: QNAP

QNAP TS-EC1279U-RP Internals

 

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Looking inside the TS-EC1279U-RP is quite a treat. There are several custom trick pieces in the unit.

 

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QNAP zip ties the 4GB ECC DRAM so it can't wiggle free during shipping.

 

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There are two PCIe 8 lane ports, one filled from the factory and one ready for your 10GbE card.

 

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One of the nicest pieces in the NAS is something you wouldn't expect. The NAS has a removable, hot swappable fan cage that you just pull up on to release.

 

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The fans inside are pretty beefy and cool everything inside other than the power supplies.

 

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Speaking of the power supplies, they are made by Delta Electronic, Inc and are 600 watt models.

 

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A Marvell 88SE9125 SATA/SAS controller takes care of the storage duties.

 

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The drive sleds are configured for both 3.5" and 2.5" form factor drives.

 

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On the specification page we went over the included accessories, but here you can see them minus the four Ethernet cables.

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