The Thecus N8900 features the latest firmware revision as well having full 64-bit kernel support making provision for 6Gb/s dual SAS and SATA support courtesy of the PCI-e LSI combo controller. Designed from the ground up and not like many other units, merely a CPU upgrade here and there then repacked and sold, this one hosts the Intel Core i3-2120 processor, integrates 2 cores at 3.3GHz and the performance is optimized with a generous 8GB of DDR3 memory allowing for excellent response times for virtualized environments and storage operations.
The TS-879U-RP features USB 3.0 ports for high speed backup to external hard drives. EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, and HFS+ file systems are supported to ensure compatibility with Windows, Mac® OS X, and Linux operating systems. Also the TS-879U-RP offers network expansion options which include dual-port 1 GbE and dual-port 10 GbE network expansion cards, to aggregate and boost network performance. The TS-879U-RP includes two Gigabit (GbE) LAN ports which can be expanded to four GbE LAN ports or two 10 GbE LAN ports plus two GbE ports.
The Synology DS2413+ has excelled in performance compared to other 12 Bays Tower NAS. The DS2413+ showed the capability to handle multiple host connections and file transfers simultaneously. Link Aggregation which enabled the DS2413+ can deliver speeds averaging 201.03MB/sec reading speed under a SHR Configuration, and 196.87 MB/sec writing. This also allows the DS2413+ to be a great storage solution for all your virtualization needs being iSCSI and virtualization ready.