ASUSTOR FLASHSTOR 6

ASUSTOR launches new FLASHSTOR NAS range for SSD storage

ASUSTOR announced the availability of a new family of NAS servers. The FLASHSTOR 6 (FS6706T) and FLASHSTOR 12 Pro (FS6712X) are flash-based NAS designed for use with solid-state drives (SSDs). Doing so unlocks serious potential for high bandwidth and throughput operations, as well as cutting down on noise and power draw.

The FLASHSTOR 6 is positioned as the more affordable entry point into this new ASUSTOR NAS family. Inside, you’ll find an Intel Celeron N5105 CPU, 4GB of DDR4 RAM, 6 M.2 bays for SSDs, two 2.5GbE ports, multiple USB ports, an HDMI port, and a power draw of just 18W. The M.2 slots make these among the best NAS in terms of speed.

Moving up to the FS6712X and the only real change in the specifications are the additional six M.2 slots and the removal of two 2.5GbE ports in favor of a single 10GbE connection. It draws more power due to the doubling of storage bays, but it’s still low at just 26W. Both NAS enclosures are capable of using integrated graphics.

SpecificationFS6706TFS6712X
CPUIntel Celeron N5105
(4-core, 2.9 GHz)
Intel Celeron N5105
(4-core, 2.9 GHz)
GPUIntel UHD GraphicsIntel UHD Graphics
RAM4 GB DDR4
(max 16 GB)
4 GB DDR4
(max 16 GB)
Storage6x M.212x M.2
ExpansionAS6004UAS6004U
Cooling1x 80 mm1x 80 mm
Ports2x 2.5 GbE
2x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2×1
2x USB-A 2.0
1x HDMI 2.0b
1x S/PDIF
1x 10 GbE
2x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2×1
2x USB-A 2.0
1x HDMI 2.0b
1x S/PDIF
Power~18.2 W~26 W
Dimensions48.3 x 308.26 x 193 mm48.3 x 308.26 x 193 mm
Weight1.35 kg1.37 kg
Price$449$799

To make the most of these two all-flash NAS, you’re going to require the best SSDs. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded them up right here at NAS Master. Remember to go with M.2 drives. The FS6706T and FS6712X are available for $449 and $799, respectively.

FS6706T

ASUSTOR FLASHSTOR NAS
ASUSTOR FLASHSTOR NAS. (Source: ASUSTOR)

The ASUSTOR FLASHSTOR 6 FS6706T is a flash-only NAS that supports up to six M.2 drives. It has speedy networking and powerful processing capabilities.

FS6712X

ASUSTOR FLASHSTOR NAS
ASUSTOR FLASHSTOR NAS. (Source: ASUSTOR)

The ASUSTOR FLASHSTOR 12 Pro FS67012T simply takes things up a notch with an additional six M.2 slots and beefier networking.

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