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Review: Asustor AS6202T

by Parm Mann on 13 January 2017, 14:40

Tags: ASUSTOR

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Conclusion

...the software borrows design cues from the likes of Qnap's QTS and Synology's DSM, resulting in an environment that's both familiar and easy to work with.

The Asustor AS6202T is a powerful and versatile NAS aimed at enthusiasts or small-business users. Armed with a quad-core Intel Celeron processor and 4GB of DDR3 memory, the £350 unit has the beating of most ARM-based alternatives in the benchmarks while keeping power consumption down to a comfortable level.

Said components are obvious candidates for a flagship dual-bay NAS and Asustor completes the package with a well-rounded ADM operating system. Intuitive to use and brimming with features, the software borrows design cues from the likes of Qnap's QTS and Synology's DSM, resulting in an environment that's both familiar and easy to work with.

Bottom line: in the market for a powerful dual-bay NAS? The Asustor AS6202T ought to be on your list.

The Good
 
The Bad
Quad-core Intel Celeron CPU
Easily expandable memory
Intuitive ADM operating system
Powerful prosumer feature set
HDMI makes it a potent media server
Three-year warranty
 
Premium price tag



Asustor AS6202T

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The Asustor AS6202T is available to purchase from Amazon UK.

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Isn't that about 100ukp more than the 2-bay version of the QNAP x53A which tops most/all the benchmark tables? Seems wildly over-priced/under-performing compared to that.
Any new ASUStor NAS model reviewed?