Manufacturer Buffalo Technology Thecus
Model HD-QL8TU3R5 N8800PRO
Lowest Price $734.00 Compare Buffalo Technology HD-QL8TU3R5 prices $1,549.99 Compare Thecus N8800PRO prices
Warranty 1 year limited 2 years limited


RJ45 Ports 2 x 10/100/1000M 2 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 1 x USB3.0 4 x USB2.0
eSATA Ports No Yes
Other Ports 1 x VGA


Drive Bays 4 8
Hard Disk Interface 4 x SATA 8 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 4 x 2TB Diskless System
Rotational Speed 7200RPM 7200RPM


SuperSpeed USB 3.0: Provides accelerated ¬file access and interface speeds, up to 5 Gbps

Four Easily Accessible Hard Drives: Includes two hard drives for easy maintenance with the choice of optimal capacity, performance or redundancy

Connect & Go: Preformatted hard drive is ready to use out of the box - no formatting or driver installation required

Works with PC (NTFS and HFS+ support) and Mac: Connect to your computer for additional storage or backup of your music, photo, video and data files

Buff¬alo Tools: Use Buff alo Tools to enhance PC and transfer performance and to back up your important digital assets

TurboPC Utility: Enhance the overall performance of your PC and increase file transfer rates

NovaBACKUP Business Essentials: Includes an easy to use, complete backup solution for your Windows and Windows Server PC - also includes a backup agent for MS SQL and Exchange

Time Machine Compatibility: Works perfectly with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer
Unique Dual DOM Design
Incredibly Expandable and Adaptable
Maximum Flexibility and Expansion
Handy Snapshot Feature for Version Control

Form Factor

Dimensions 9.2" x 6.1" x 5.9" 6.7" x 8.5" x 9.1"
Weight 12.5 lbs. lbs 13.8 lbs. lbs
Form Factor Desktop Rackmount


Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller
DLNA Certified No No


Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols Networking: TCP/IP
Directory Integration: LDAP, Active Directory
Management: HTTP/HTTPS
Time Synchronization: NTP
Transport Protocols : TCP/IP/Appletalk
File Protocols : SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v3, AFP
Processor Intel Atom 1.66 GHz Dual Core Intel Core 2 Duo Technology
RAID RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10 RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD
LEDs Power/ status LEDs OLED display Power:(Yellow)
System alert : Redundant power or system fan failure (Red)
HDD1-8 Activity/Fail(Green/Red)
Power 100-240 VAC 50/60Hz 350W Redundant Power Supply
300W Single Power Supply (SP Model)
Temperature 0°C - 40 °C 5°C - 40 °C
Humidity 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing) 0-80% RH non-condensing


Operating System Client OS Support: Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit), Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2003 (32-bit), Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit), Mac OS X 10.4 or later Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista
Mac OS 9 / X
Management DDNS: [yourname].lgnas.com
Active Directory: Supported
Media Streaming Server: DLNA
Download Server: BitTorrent
PC-NAS Sync: Supported
Music Server: iTunes
Smartphone: Data Copy, Stream Supported
USB Camera: Supported

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