Gigabyte makes entry in NAS market with 4-bay model

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 04 2012 @ 16:59 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gigabyte introduces the GR-EZI04H, the company's first Home NAS solution. This four-bay device uses the Intel Atom D2500 1.86GHz processor, it has one SO-DIMM slot that supports up to 4GB DDR3 1066MHz memory and has four hot-swappable 3.5" bays, but they're limited to SATA 3Gbps. The interior also has a Mini-PCI Express slot, handy for a mSATA storage device, as well as two 60mm fans to provide cooling. The rear has two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, one VGA port, two Ethernet ports, a reset button, a Kensington lock and a DC-In for the 90W external power supply.

The NAS measures 220mm x 183.5mm x 146.5mm and the specification sheet mentions users can choose between Windows Home Server 2011 or an embedded Linux operating system. Pricing and availability is unknown.
The Ultimate Network Storage for Home and SMBs
The GIGABYTE GR-EZI Series of Network-Attached Storage helps to make sure important media and data stay safe and protected by offering convenient automatic daily backups for your computers and easy-to-use disaster recovery features. With the GR-EZI Series, it is quick and easy to retrieve and restore important files in the event of a computer hard drive crash. It is the ideal solution to help families and workers keep their important digital files and data automatically backed up, organized, and accessible.

Connect Easily to your Digital Files
The GR-EZI Series provides a centralized and security-enhanced storage for all your pictures, videos, music, and important documents to enable easy access and information sharing among family members. Using a personalized Web address provided by GR-EZI Series, family members and friends can also access and stream music, videos and slides shows across the web.

Customize your Server the Simple Way
Increase the server capabilities as your needs grow without efforts. Add new computers to the network easily and add new users in one central location. Also expand features through third-party add-ins to enable home automation, anti-malware protection, photo sharing, and more.
Gigabyte GR-EZI04H Home NAS

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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