Legit Storage Reviews
Thecus N0204 miniNAS Pocket RAID Storage Review
|Product:||N0204 miniNAS Pocket RAID|
|Date:||Mon, Nov 16, 2009 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
Inside The Thecus N0204
Since the Thecus N0204 miniNAS diskless pocket RAID storage device is the least expensive 2-bay housing on the market, we took it apart to see what makes it tick. This was done by removing four screws located at one end of the unit and removing the plastic housing.
Inside we found a Hynix DDR2 128MB SDRAM IC (part number HY5PS1G1631C-835E), a Winbond 32MB IC Flash (part number W19B320ATT7H) for the firmware and an OXFord 810DSE processor.
The processor that powers the NAS is the OXFord 810DSE, which operates at a mild 367MHz. We have seen this processor before in some Western Digital MyBook storage devices. It's obviously not the most powerful processor on the market, but it should fit the bill in this device that costs less than $150. At an idle the entire device consumed just 5W of power with two SSDs inside.
Next Page - N0204 Specifications
Page 1 - The Thecus N0204 miniNAS
Page 2 - A Closer Look
Page 3 - Inside The Thecus N0204
Page 4 - N0204 Specifications
Page 5 - Running The Setup Wizard
Page 6 - The Web Administration Interface
Page 7 - Benchmarking The Thecus N0204
Page 8 - Final Thoughts and Conclusions