Marketed as an affordable solution aimed at SOHO and SMB users, the compact 4-bay N4350 NAS from Thecus is an upgraded version of the previous generation N4310 with a faster processor and updated DDR4 memory.
At the heart of the N4530 is a Marvell Armada 388 CPU backed by 1GB of DDR4 memory which is a step up from the 1GHz CPU (AMCC APM86491RDK) and DDR3 (1GB) memory that the N4310 uses. The Armada 388 is a 17mm² dual cored Cortex A9 based design clocked at 1.8GHz while the memory is soldered on the motherboard – so no chance of upgrading it.
The compact N4350 supports hard drives up to 10TB in capacity giving a maximum 40TB, and has locks on the drive doors which gives some added security if using the device in an office environment and there are a pair of USB3.0 ports to back up data to an external device.
The N4350 uses the latest evolution, OS7, of the Thecus OS. OS7 has a redesigned GUI and revamped features making it easier to use and more feature rich than its predecessors.
- 1.8GHz processor.
- 1GB DDR4 memory.
- Single Gigabit Ethernet.
- Two USB3.0 ports.