Netgear ReadyNas Ultra 4 Plus Home Media Server (RNDP400U) - DISKLESS - £375.27 @ Kikatek - HotUKDeals
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Netgear ReadyNas RNDP400U Ultra 4 Plus X-RAID2 (Diskless)

I have been waiting since September last year for this to be released and it was finally available a monthor two ago, but wasw always between £500 - £530.

So at £375.27 inc VAT & Delivery, this is a pretty decent deal IMHO.

When I originally posted this on or around the 12th May, I paid £416, , so this is ean even better price.

Netgear Product Page:
http://www.netgear.co.uk/home/products/storage/high-performance/RNDP400U.aspx

Specs:
Concurrent Use: <10 Streams
Processor: 1.6 GHz Intel® Atom™ Dual-Core
Memory: 1GB DDR2 SODIMM
Ports: 1 USB 2.0 (Front) + 2 USB 2.0 (Rear)
Bays: 4
Maximum Capacity: 8 TB

Available Configurations
RAID 0, 1, 5

Dimensions (W x H x D): 134 x 205 x 223 mm

Physical Weight: 4.70 kg (Without Disks)

Power Consumption: 48W (with 4 x 2 TB)

Warranty Term: 3 years

Hot-Swappable: Yes
HDD Support: 3.5” SATA Drives
Network: Dual Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet

Bang four Samsung F4EGs (approx £215 inc shipping) in this and you'll have 8TB (approx 6TB usable when using RAID 5 IIRC) of storage for less than £600 with which to centralise all you digital media.
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#1
Might as well just go for the HP Microsever it's alot cheaper.
#2
Got a ReadyNas Duo with 2*2Tb and it's superb. When I need more space, I think I'll be going for the Ultra 6
#3
id like a system that holds 4 sata drives and connects to the pc via the usb, i bought one before and although all 4 drives sat in the unit they all had to be connected to the pc with their own cables and they were not usb's

they need to invent - 1 box, 4 drives, 1 power lead, 1 usb lead and thats the lot
#4
the_gfp
id like a system that holds 4 sata drives and connects to the pc via the usb, i bought one before and although all 4 drives sat in the unit they all had to be connected to the pc with their own cables and they were not usb's

they need to invent - 1 box, 4 drives, 1 power lead, 1 usb lead and thats the lot

the_gfp have a look at the StarTech 3.5 inch 4 Drive eSATA USB FireWire External SATA RAID Enclosure. You could probably get it cheaper from somewhere else. My link is just an example. You should be able to source a 4 x bay USB drive box for under £100 if you don't need hardware RAID.

http://www.morecomputers.com/extra.asp?pn=s354ufer
#5
I have been waiting since September last year for this to be released and it was finally available a monthor two ago, but wasw always between £500 - £530.


It's not even worth half of that and was definitely not worth the wait, you should have bought a HP Microserver before xmas for just over £110 ish (after the £100 cashback). The hardware spec is similar (microserver has slightly slower CPU) but the microserver is much more configurable.
#6
Slateman
I have been waiting since September last year for this to be released and it was finally available a monthor two ago, but wasw always between £500 - £530.


It's not even worth half of that and was definitely not worth the wait, you should have bought a HP Microserver before xmas for just over £110 ish (after the £100 cashback). The hardware spec is similar (microserver has slightly slower CPU) but the microserver is much more configurable.

The £100 cashback on ProLiants is still running. :) I have two of them. :)
http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/hp-proliant-n36l-microserver-box-co-uk-100-cashback-from-hp-129-97/933031
http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/hp-proliant-microserver-221-81-delivered-crescent-electronics/888083
#7
Each to theirown then I suppose.
#8
Does noone build their own?

http://www.raspberrypi.org/

£15 linux PC - just add an adaptor/case for as many hard disks you would like, and away you go.

Sorted.
#9
If you're wanting something from that end of the NAS market then you should be looking at the likes of Synology or QNAP not Netgear.
#10
what a silly comment, Rolls Royce, to a Lada? you cant compare, its not like eggs are eggs here, Ultra 4 plus is a very high spec unit, many would not use all the features, has a massive following and a good support forum, look it up.

Slateman
I have been waiting since September last year for this to be released and it was finally available a monthor two ago, but wasw always between £500 - £530.


It's not even worth half of that and was definitely not worth the wait, you should have bought a HP Microserver before xmas for just over £110 ish (after the £100 cashback). The hardware spec is similar (microserver has slightly slower CPU) but the microserver is much more configurable.
#11
BustyB293
Ultra 4 plus is a very high spec unit, many would not use all the features, has a massive following and a good support forum, look it up.


At last, someone who know a good thing. :)

Edited By: Ripperoo on May 17, 2011 20:42
#12
Updated to reflect to the lower price of £375.25.

I paid £416 when I purchased this on the 9th May, so a bit gutted to see it drop over £40 in such a short time.

Maybe even the CVs will think it a bargain at this price. ;)

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