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Qnap TS-219P Turbo Nas

A box of delights?

The TS-219P produced some excellent read speeds, especially when compared to the TS-209 II, while its write speeds were distinctly average. Power consumption was excellent, essentially matching the TS-209 II, but with quicker hardware.

Qnap TS-219P Turbo Nas

Longer bars are better

Qnap TS-219P Turbo Nas

Longer bars are better

We witnessed some slightly odd idle figures, as it would occasionally draw between 15W and 23W before dropping down to 9.8W again. We couldn’t explain regularly power spikes, especially since the noise produced was consistently low throughout our tests.

Qnap TS-219P Turbo Nas

Shorter bars are better

The closest competitor to the TS-219P in our tests is the Thecus M3800, which costs around £15 more. Although the Qnap loses out to the Thecus on raw performance, it does a better job on power consumption.

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