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Thecus N2310 two-bay NAS Review

  1. Introduction
  2. Packaging, Contents and Specification
  3. External Impressions
  4. Closer Look
  5. Test Bench and Testing Methodology
  6. Intel NASPT Benchmark
  7. LAN Speed Test
  8. Transfer Test
  9. Conclusion
  10. Online Purchase Links

Thecus N2310 is packed in a very firm packaging with the NAS protected by Polyethylene Foam. The box comes with all the required information about the hardware specifications and features of this unit.The box comes with an Ethernet cable, a power cable and a power brick, few reading materials, screws for installing HDDs and the drive itself. The box also comes with a handle for easy carry. Pretty handy stuff!

1. Hardware Platform

Item Spec
Processor AMCC APM 86491 800Mhz
System Memory 512MB DDR3
LAN Interface (PCI-e) RJ-45×1: 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X
USB Interface USB 2.0 host port x1 (back x1) 
USB 3.0 host port x1 (back x1)
Disk Interface 2 x SATA for internal
Power Supply 40W external power adaptor
Buttons Power button
USB copy button Reset button
Environment Temperature: 5°C to 40°C
Humidity: 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)
Chassis 2bays Tower
Dimensions (HxWxD) 135 x 97 x 207 (mm)/5.33 x 3.83 x 8.14 (in)
Weight 0.8(Kgs) / 1.8(lb)(NAS only)
Certificates CE/FCC/C-Tick/VCCI/BSMI
RoHS
WEEE

2. Software Functions

RAID
RAID Modes RAID 0, 1 and JBOD
Auto-rebuild Supported
Hot-swap Supported
Disk
Bad Block Scanning Supported
SMART Info Supported
SMART Test Supported
Disk Roaming Supports volume-based roaming to other N2310
Network
Configuration Fixed IP address, dynamic IP address
Transport Protocols TCP/IP, AppleTalk
File Protocols SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, AFP, NFS
TCP/IP IPV6 & IPV4
System status
Syslog Management Send syslog to assigned location
Act as syslog server to receive log
info from other systems
Data Access
Client OS Support Windows XP and after
Windows Server 2003 and after
Mac OS X
Linux
FTP Built-in FTP server with bandwidth control
Secure FTP Built-in secure FTP server with bandwidth control
Download Manager BT Transmission
Printer Server (IPP) Supports USB printers
Supports a wide range of IPP printers
Client
can manage print tasks (list/delete) via web user interface
Data Backup
Client Incremental Data Backup Thecus Backup Utility
Data Burn Create files to ISO image and burn to optical disc
Create files to ISO
image
Read ISO image from optical disc and write to NAS
Mac OS X Time Machine Supported
Data Guard Remote Backup/Local Backup
Power Management
Scheduled Power On/Off Supported
Volume Management
File System EXT4
Multimedia Support
iTunes Server Supports AAC, MP3 w/ID3 tag and WAV
Piczza!™ Photo Server (via module) Supports GIF, JPG (JPEG), BMP and PNG Supports EXIF display
Supports slide shows
Media Server Supports uPnP AV streaming protocol
User Authentication
Local User Supports built-in user accounts
Local Group Supports built-in user groups
File System
Type Journaling File System
Language Support Unicode Support
Authorization (ACL) “Read”, “write”, or “deny” privileges to individual users or groups in folders
and sub-folders
User Quota Supported
Administration
User Interface Web-based user interface supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified
Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish
and Portuguese.
Utility Program (Intelligent NAS) MS Windows Setup Wizard
Supports Windows XP and after
Windows Server
2003 and after 
Mac OS
X Setup Wizard
Email Notifications Sends system messages via email to the system administrator
DDNS** Support one free DDNS registration (ex. xxx.thecuslink.com) (How-to)
UPnP and Port forwarding Support auto setting in Intranet environment
Intelligent NAS Go through defined URL for auto install (install.thecus.com)
Mobile Applications (iOS/Android)
T-Dashboard™ Mobile monitoring and administration
T-OnTheGo™ Upload, download and stream multimedia
Others
Recycle Bin Supported
Web Disk Supported

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