TerraMaster F2-223

TerraMaster launches new F2-223 and F4-223 NAS with TRAID

TerraMaster has announced the launch of its new TerraMaster F2-223 and F4-223 NAS. These new enclosures are almost identical in looks to the previous generation (F4-221 and F2-221) but come with improved components. Here’s all you need to know about them and TerraMaster’s new TRAID.

The two new NAS from TerraMaster come packing Intel’s Celeron N4505 processor, found in the best NAS. This CPU has two cores and is capable of boosting up to 2.9GHz. It’s fast enough for transcoding even 4K content, so long as you don’t plan on running heavy software alongside something like Plex Media Server.

Then there’s the 4GB of RAM included in both enclosures. The system memory can be expanded to up to 32GB, making a powerful NAS. The inclusion of two M.2 slots allows for SSD caching to help improve the overall system performance (if you run out of RAM), and the HDMI port allows for direct streaming to a TV.

The new TerraMaster F2-223 is one of the more affordable NAS from the company with a capable Intel processor.

F2-223F4-223
CPUIntel Celeron N4505Intel Celeron N4505
GPUIntel UHD GraphicsIntel UHD Graphics
RAM4GB DDR4
(max 32GB)
4GB DDR4
(max 32GB)
Drive bays24
M.2 slots22
Expansion
Ports2x USB 3.0
1x HDMI
2x 2.5Gb LAN
2x USB 3.0
1x HDMI
2x 2.5Gb LAN
Fans1x 80mm2x 80mm
Dimensions227 x 119 x 133 mm227 x 225x 136 mm
Weight2.4kg3.6kg
Power22.1W35.2W
Price$299.99$439.99

Other highlights of the specification lists include two 2.5Gb LAN ports for networking with the option for link aggregation. Two USB 3.0 ports are at hand for connecting any miscellaneous devices to the NAS, though it’s more than capable of handling numerous simultaneous remote connections.

Prices for the two NAS are reasonable too, coming in at $299.99 for the two-bay F2-223 and $439.99 for the four-bay F4-223. As well as launching the two NAS, TerraMaster also announced its new TRAID, which you can think of as the company’s version of Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR).

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