QNAP TS-451+ NAS (Review)

The QNAP TS-451+ is powered by a 64-bit Intel® Celeron® quad-core 2.0GHz processor is a perfect match for SOHO, home theater enthusiasts, and audiophiles looking to maximize their audiovisual experience. The  TS-451+ can also automatically increase the processor’s clock rate from 2.0GHz to 2.42GHz when needed for CPU-intensive tasks.

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The  QNAP TS-451+  supports AES 256-bit volume & folder encryption with a sequential read speed of 204 MB/s  and sequential write speed of 158MB/s

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The TS-451+ are designed to provide superior performance and expansion capabilities enabling you to grow cost effectively while reducing operational overhead. The QNAP operating system, QTS 4.2, is equipped with a variety of intelligent and easy to use applications. QNAP OS meet all your needs for storage, synchronization, management, backup, multimedia, remote access, and surveillance. QTS 4.2 is the ideal platform from which to build your private cloud meet all your needs for storage, synchronization, management, backup, multimedia, remote access, and surveillance.

Use the QNAP TS-451+ with a screen, keyboard, and mouse connections to transform your virtual machines into physical computers. The TS-451+ is a cost-efficient, flexible, and reliable high-performance NAS with a huge range of cross-platform support.

Connect the TS-451+ to an HDTV or A/V receiver via HDMI and use the HybridDesk Station (HD Station) with the free QNAP remote control to enjoy rich multimedia content for the best audiovisual experience. Use the bundled QNAP remote control for watching movies, listening to music, or enjoying a slideshow of treasured photos.


CPU Intel® Celeron® Quad-core 2.0GHz (up to 2.42GHz)
CPU Architecture 64-bit x86
Floating Point Unit Yes
Hardware-Accelerated Transcoding Yes
System Memory 8 GB (2 x 4 GB)
Maximum Memory 8 GB (2 x 4 GB)
Memory Slot 2 x SO-DIMM DDR3L
Flash Memory 512MB (Dual boot OS protection)
Drive Bay 4 x 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s
Drive Compatibility 3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA solid-state drives
Hot-swappable Yes
Gigabit Ethernet Port (RJ45) 2
HDMI Output 1, (up to 1080p)
Jumbo Frame Yes
IR Sensor (RM-IR002 & MCE)
Form Factor Tower
LED Indicators Power/Status, LAN, USB, HDD1-4
Buttons Power, Reset, USB Auto Copy
Weight (Net) 3 kg
Weight (Gross) 4.3 kg
Power Supply Unit External Power Adapter, 90W, 100-240V
Power Consumption: HDD Sleep Mode 15.78 W
Power Consumption: Operating Mode, Typical  33.88 W
System Warning Voice prompts or Buzzer
Kensington Security Slot Yes
Fan 1 x 12cm, 12V DC