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QNAP TVS-673
High-performance 10GbE-enabled business NAS with powerful quad-core AMD R-Series APU

QNAP TVS-673

QNAP Products TVS-673
Middle-end SMB Storage
QNAP 6-bay NAS/iSCSI IP-SAN, AMD R series Quad-core 2.1GHz, 64GB RAM, 10G-ready
TVS-673-64G-US
Our Price: $1,599.00
QNAP 6-bay NAS/iSCSI IP-SAN, AMD R series Quad-core 2.1GHz, 16GB RAM, 10G-ready
TVS-673-16G-US
Our Price: $1,299.00
QNAP 6-bay NAS/iSCSI IP-SAN, AMD R series Quad-core 2.1GHz, 8GB RAM, 10G-ready
TVS-673-8G-US
Our Price: $1,049.00

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Overview:

The TVS-673 is powered by an AMD embedded Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) that incorporates exceptional CPU and AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics performance, delivering a high-performance and energy-efficient NAS solution. Built with a state-of-the-art metal design and topped off with a stylish gold finish, the TVS-673 features a powerful quad-core CPU, AES-NI hardware encryption engine, up to 64GB RAM, USB 3.1 (10Gbps) and 10GbE expandability with exceptional performance. Coupled with the unique USB QuickAccess, HDMI 4K output, and 4K H.264 video decoding and encoding acceleration, the TVS-673 running on the new 64-bit QTS 4.3 operating system provides an optimum audiovisual experience and well-rounded private cloud system.

  • NAS and iSCSI-SAN (IP-SAN) unified storage solution
  • Integrated Radeon™ R7 GPU for 4K video storage and playback
  • 10GbE-expandable, highly-efficient storage solution for virtualization and HD video editing & sharing
  • USB QuickAccess port for accessing files without needing a network connection
  • M.2 SSD cache and Qtier technology jointly realize optimized storage efficiency
  • Supports virtualization, centralized storage, backup, sharing, and disaster recovery
  • QmailAgent for centralized email management; Qsirch full-text searching tool; Qcontactz for centrally storing and managing contacts
  • Use the NAS as a PC with exclusive QvPC Technology and 4K display
  • The new QVR Pro surveillance system allows dedicated storage space for surveillance data in the NAS, and leverages the advantages of storage manageability from the QTS.
  • Build a personal karaoke system with high-quality audio output using the OceanKTV app

TVS-673 overview

Features:

AMD R-Series quad-core APU, up to 64GB RAM, and hardware-accelerated encryption with AES-NI

The TVS-673 is equipped with a next-gen AMD R-Series RX-421BD quad-core 2.1 GHz APU (burst up to 3.4 GHz), dual channel 8GB/16GB/64GB DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 64GB), and four Gigabit LAN ports for lightning-fast multi-tasking with low power consumption and is capable of delivering up to 1,172 MB/s throughout with a 10GbE configuration. The TVS-673’s hardware-accelerated encryption engine with AES-NI provides unmatched encryption performance in its class (up to 483 MB/s with AES 256- bit full NAS volume encryption) to boost system performance, security, and ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the NAS.

AMD R-Series quad-core APU

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test environment:
NAS:
OS: QTS 4.3
Volume type: RAID 5; 6 x Intel SSD DC S3500 240G
Client PC:
Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40 GHz CPU; WD 1TB WD10EZEX; LAN-10G2T-X550 10GbE NIC; Microsoft Windows 10 64bit; 10GB file transfer


Top-class hardware engineering

The sturdy and feature-packed hardware of the TVS-673 bolsters overall system performance. Coupled with the flexible and expandable architecture, the TVS-673 can fulfill diversified application needs.

Top-class hardware engineering

1. M.2 SSD LED

Shows M.2 SSD status and data access.

2. Infrared receiver

Works with the bundled remote control (RM-IR004) to play media files and initialize QButton quick functions.

3. LCD display

Provides quick system information for easier system management.

4. 2 x PCIe Gen.3 expansion slots

PCIe Gen.3 x4; supports a dual-port 10GbE LAN card and USB 3.1 expansion card.

5. USB QuickAccess port

Plug-and-use; connect to a computer via USB to complete the first-time installation and access files on the NAS without requiring network connectivity.

6. USB one-touch-copy

Press the “Copy” button to instantly back up data from external drives to the NAS, or alternatively to back up data from the NAS to external drives.

7. Up to 64GB DDR4 RAM

Supports four DDR4 SODIMM memory modules; comes preinstalled with 8GB/16GB/64GB RAM.

8. 2 x built-in M.2 SSD slots

Supports SATA 6Gb/s M.2 SSD with 2260 and 2280 form factors; allows the greatest flexibility in tiered storage configuration and enables cache acceleration.

9. Compartmentalized smart cooling

Separately detects the CPU and hard drive temperatures to dynamically control fan speed for quieter operations.

10. AMD R-Series Embedded x86 APU

Quad-core RX-421BD 2.1 GHz SoC (35W), 3.4 GHz boost; supports Radeon™ R7 GPU, 4K video decoding and encoding acceleration, and AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption engine.

11. 2 x USB 3.1 Type-A ports

Up to 10Gb/s data transfer; backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices.

12. 2 x 3.5 mm microphone jacks

Supports two dynamic microphones.

13. 2 x 4K HDMI outputs

HDMI 1.4b for displaying up to 3840 x 2160; supports duplicated and extended desktop options.

14. 3.5 mm audio jack

Connect speakers or headphones for direct audio output from the NAS.

15. 4 x Gigabit Ethernet ports

Allows optimized network traffic distribution for diverse applications.

16. Built-in speaker

Supports direct audio output and provides verbal system warnings.


Flexible 10GbE network expandability

The TVS-673 features two PCIe (Gen.3 x4) slots, one preinstalled with a USB 3.1 Type-A dual-port card, and the other allows for installing an optional dual-port 10GbE (10GBASE-T or SFP+) network card. This allows for greater flexibility in setting up 10GbE environments for high-performance virtualization and backup tasks.

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test environment:
NAS:
OS: QTS 4.3
Volume type: RAID 5; 6 x Intel SSD DC S3500 240G

Client PC:
Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40 GHz CPU; WD 1TB WD10EZEX; LAN-10G2T-X550 10GbE NIC; Microsoft Windows 10 64bit; 10GB file transfer

Flexible 10GbE network expandability

USB 3.1

USB 3.1 (10Gbps) connectivity

USB 3.1 provides faster maximum speeds of 10Gb/s – double that of USB 3.0 – to greatly boost data transfer performance. The TVS-873 comes with a USB 3.1 Type-A dual-port card for connecting up to two USB devices, allowing compatibility with newer, faster USB devices for transferring large-sized media files.

Note: USB 3.1 performance may vary depending on hardware/software limitations and usage environment.


M.2 SSD & 2.5” SSD cache with Qtier optimization

The TVS-673 supports 2.5” SSD for caching to increase IOPS performance, and provides higher transfer speeds and reliability with additional two M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSDs. Using an SSD cache boosts overall system performance, and is perfect for improving the overall workflow of random IOPS demanding applications such as virtualization. The TVS-673 combines M.2 SSD, SATA SSD and high-capacity HDD in one box to effectively realize tiered storage for exceptional application performance and lower TCO of storage at the same time.

SSD cache


Easy installation and direct access to files with USB QuickAccess

With its innovative USB QuickAccess port, the TVS-673 eliminates the complications of first-time NAS installation and provides easy direct access to files stored on the TVS-673 - all without needing network connectivity. Simply use a USB 3.0 A – Micro B cable or a USB 2.0 A – Micro B cable** to connect the TVS-673 to a PC or Mac device, and use Qfinder Pro* to configure it. It is just that easy. You can also assign access rights to users for different folders to prevent unauthorized access to important files.

* Qfinder Pro and USB QuickAccess support Windows 8.0 (and newer) and Mac OS X 10.7(and newer). Other versions may require driver installation.
** A USB cable is not included.

USB QuickAccess


QTS 4.3 – The most intelligent and intuitive NAS operating system

The TVS-673 natively supports the new 64-bit QTS 4.3 operating system. QTS 4.3 provides more intelligent features to enhance management efficiency, including the intelligent Qtier™ 2.0 that learns from NAS usage, analyzes system performance and peak usage hours to process auto tiering; Qfiling that helps categorize files and performs based on schedules to make organizing files automatic and efficient, and much more. With its intuitive and simplified user interface, QTS features an intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater working efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features.

QTS 4.3


Superior 4K video transcoding and display

The TVS-673 features AMD 3rd Gen GCN architecture with breakthrough GPU performance to support 4K H.264 video decoding* and stunning 4K UHD display. It delivers superior real-time 4K and 1080p video transcoding** to convert videos to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs***. With offline transcoding, even when you can only connect using a low-speed Internet connection, you can still enjoy smooth video playback via File Station, Video Station, and the Qfile mobile app by selecting a pre-rendered lower resolution video. The TVS-673 also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.

*Supported video formats depend on the hardware and software specifications of the devices.
**At least 1GB shared graphics memory is required for 4K or multiple 1080p H.264 video transcoding and playback. You can configure this setting in "Control Panel" > "Hardware" > "Shared graphics memory"
*** Playback capability and quality may vary due to factors including the original file formats/quality, hardware and software limitations, and output devices.

Superior 4K video


4K HDMI output with a free remote control for an excellent audiovisual experience

The TVS-673 offers dual HDMI outputs that support “duplicated” or “extended” desktop configurations. You can connect the TVS-673 to a TV or A/V receiver and use the media player in HybridDesk Station (HD Station) with the bundled QNAP remote control to enjoy rich media content and 4K videos with the best audiovisual experience. With the help of the smart remote control learning function, you can pair up to three TV or stereo IR remote controls and program your frequently-used buttons and functions. You can also turn your mobile devices into remote controls by installing the Qremote app.

Note: Linux Station must be installed from the App Center.

4K HDMI output


QButton - Start a smart IoT life with a single click

QButton works with the QNAP NAS remote control (RM-IR004), letting you choose what each button does. You can select events or conditions in the App Center (including QIoT applications, Surveillance Station for viewing specific monitored channels, Music Station for playing favorite music, or powering on/off the NAS itself) then simply press the button to trigger the action.

QButton

Operating System

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TVS-673 supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows®, Mac®, Linux®/UNIX® networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TVS-673. The Windows AD® and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. The TVS-673 supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.


Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

The TVS-673 is a comprehensive centralized backup center for multiple files. You can use QNAP NetBak Replicator to back up files on Windows® (including Outlook® email archiving) to the TVS-673, or use Time Machine® for Mac® data backup. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis® True Image™, Symantec Backup Exec™ and Commvault® are also supported to facilitate system backup and restoration.

backup solutions

Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind

Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) into a single app for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. Supported cloud services include Amazon® Glacier, Azure™ Storage, Google Cloud Storage™, Google Drive™, Microsoft® OneDrive® for Business, Dropbox®, Amazon® Drive, Yandex® Disk, Box®, hubiC® and Amazon® S3/OpenStack Swift/WebDAV compatible services. Hybrid Backup Sync supports multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, file compression to save storage space, and more.

Disaster recovery solutions


Comprehensive security

Comprehensive security options

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TVS-673 provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TVS-673 supports AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen.


Qsirch - A smarter, faster way to search

To complement the TVS-673 as a huge data center, “searchability” is one of the key areas for increasing the value of stored data, and Qsirch is the best tool to realize optimized search capabilities for vast data storage and archiving. Qsirch is a full-text search tool for quick file searching, supporting thumbnail previews and even remembering your search history allowing you to quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. Qsirch Helper, a browser extension for Chrome™ and Filefox®, allows you to search for files on your NAS when you use Google Search. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost that greatly reduces the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.

Qsirch

QmailAgent

QmailAgent - A mailroom center for your private cloud

QmailAgent is an online email client that helps you manage multiple email accounts, allowing you to access all of your emails and to easily switch between different accounts. It provides complete functionality for composing, reading and organizing emails. You can even attach files, photos and documents from the TVS-673 when composing emails. iOS® and Android™ users can use the QmailClient app to quickly check multiple email accounts with mobile devices, and to browse & send emails using the QmailAgent on their TVS-673. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TVS-673, to make searching through and managing massive amounts of emails much easier.


Qcontactz - Easily manage huge amounts of contacts on the NAS

Qcontactz with the high-capacity TVS-673 helps you centrally store and manage contact information for colleagues, business partners, families, and friends. Other features include: importing/exporting CSV or vCARD 3.0 files, automatic identification of frequently-used contacts, encryption for sensitive/confidential contact information, smart search function, and more. Qcontactz offers snapshot backups that enable you to revert to a previous version of your contacts list according to your needs. A companion app for Android phones and iPhone is also available for easy access to contacts. Qcontactz can also be used with QmailAgent to create the perfect email workflow environment.

Qcontactz


Storage for comprehensive virtualization applications

The TVS-673 is a comprehensive iSCSI/IP-SAN storage solution, and supports VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V™ and Windows Server® 2012 R2, benefiting flexible deployment and management in virtualization environments. The TVS-673 supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.

comprehensive virtualization

Storage for hosting virtual machines and containerized applications

Virtualization Station allows you to host virtual machines (VM) on the TVS-673 and access them via a web browser or VNC. Virtualization Station supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, and Device Management for centrally managing VMs. Virtualization Station allows the TVS-673, VMs and containers to share the same LAN port. No longer constrained by physical network performance, high-speed virtual switches greatly increases data transfer between VMs, containers and NAS through the internal interface. The TVS-673 also features Container Station, which integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies. You can operate multiple isolated Linux® systems on the TVS-673 as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry®. Containers Station also supports the QIoT Containers platform that helps quickly structure your IoT environment and deployment on your private IoT cloud.

virtual machines and containerized applications


Restore files with Volume & LUN Snapshot

QTS Storage Manager adds an easy-to-use web-based snapshot tool for you to easily backup and restore data on the TVS-673 back to any point of time in case you lose any important data. You can take snapshots for volumes and LUN (up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN and maximum 1,024 snapshots per NAS), efficiently replicate volume/LUN snapshots via Snapshot Replica to remote servers by copying only the changes made, and quickly clone a volume /LUN snapshot as a local volume without interrupting the current system operation. You can even set up the system to automatically take a snapshot of the volume before backup via RTRR/rsync, even if files are open.

Snapshot


Qsync

File synchronization across multiple devices

Qsync utility turns your TVS-673 into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TVS-673 will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways for file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.


Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TVS-673. The TVS-673 offers 4 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 72 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

surveillance solution


Whole new QVR Pro surveillance solution

The TVS-673 also supports QVR Pro (Beta) that integrates QNAP’s professional QVR system into the QTS operating system. You can not only arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the NAS, but also leverage the advantages of scalability and storage manageability from QTS. QVR Pro features a flexible monitoring interface that allows you to adjust the proportion and monitor view of IP cameras, supports an upgraded timeline feature that provides instant video search and quick view identification in live monitoring mode, and allows for monitoring views and playing back images without switching between different windows. Additional functions like batch adding and editing cameras, and searching for cameras across different LANs further save the cost and time in deploying and maintaining a complete surveillance system.

QVR


Enjoy your exclusive karaoke system with OceanKTV

OceanKTV is the first NAS-based karaoke application and allows you to create a quality karaoke experience at home or in the office. The TVS-673 offers high-capacity storage for potentially accommodating up to thousands of 1080p karaoke songs, and now supports YouTube™ video streaming. The TVS-673 comes with two 3.5 mm microphone jacks and can transmit audio to your amplifier using HDMI or the 3.5 mm line out port. The experience can be managed using the OceanKTV app in QTS or by using the OceanKTV mobile app on your phone or tablet. More than a NAS, the TVS-673 is a karaoke machine for singing entertainment.

OceanKTV


NAS as a Wireless AP

WirelessAP Station coupled with a compatible PCI Express wireless adapter* turns the TVS-673 into a dedicated Wireless AP, making it the ideal solution if you have multiple devices that need internet connectivity but have no available access points. As those devices directly communicate with the TVS-673 through the WirelessAP Station, it not only allows for the network resources of the NAS to be shared with greater efficiency, but it also prevents possible slowdown that may occur when the broadband router is busy.

NAS as a Wireless AP


Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality

The built-in App Center provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. You can freely install apps as needed to expand your TVS-673’s functionality.

on-demand apps


Flexibly expand storage capacity

The TVS-673 offers a high performance yet affordable storage solution to fulfill the needs of business in archiving rapidly-growing data & large files. Up to two QNAP expansion enclosures can be connected to expand the TVS-673’s raw storage capacity on demand, making the TVS-673 an ideal file center for storage-intensive business applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more.

The maximum raw storage capacity available by connecting expansion enclosures:

QNAP NAS Model Expansion Enclosure No. of Expansion Enclosures Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure) Max. Raw Capacity (TB)*
TVS-673 UX-800P 2 22 220
1 14 140
UX-500P 2 16 160
1 11 110

*The maximum capacity is calculated by using 10 TB HDDs.


User-friendly vocal alerts and music playback

The TVS-673 features a built-in speaker that supports Chinese and English vocal alerts for important system messages. You can also use Music Station or File Station (coupled with Qfile and Qmusic mobile apps) to directly play music on the NAS.

vocal alerts

Specifications:

  TVS-673
CPU AMD R-Series RX-421BD quad-core 2.1 GHz processor, burst up to 3.4 GHz
Hardware Encryption Acceleration Yes, AES-NI
Graphics Embedded Radeon™ R7 Graphics Processor
System Memory TVS-673-64G: 64GB DDR4 (4 x 16GB)
TVS-673-16G: 16GB DDR4 (2 x 8GB)
TVS-673-8G: 8GB DDR4 (2 x 4GB)
Maximum Memory 64GB
Memory Slot 4 x SODIMM DDR4
(For dual- or quad-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR4 modules.)
Flash Memory 512MB DOM
Hard Disk Drive 6 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDDs/SSDs
M.2 SSD Slot 2 x 2280/2260 SATA 6Gb/s
LAN Port 4 x Gigabit RJ45 LAN ports
PCIe Slot 2 x PCIe Gen 3 (x4), one slot is pre-installed with a dual-port USB 3.1 Type-A card
LCD Panel Mono-LCD display with backlight, Enter and Select buttons for configuration
USB 2 x USB 3.1 port, and 4 x USB 3.0 Type-A port
HDMI 2, up to 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz resolution
LED Indicator Status/Power, USB, LAN, Drive 1-8, M.2 SSD 1-2
Button Power/Status, USB one-touch-backup, Reset
IR Receiver Yes, support QNAP RM-IR004 and MCE-compatible remotes
Others Kensington security slot, system maintenance port
Form Factor Tower
Dimension (H x W x D) 188.2 x 264.3 x 279.6 mm
7.41 x 10.4 x 11.01 inch
Weight 5.63 kg / 12.41 lbs
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40˚C
Relative Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C
Power ATX 240W, 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz, 3.5A
Fan 2 x 9cm

Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Software Specifications:

Operating System

QTS 4.3 (embedded Linux)

Power Management

  1. Wake on LAN
  2. Internal hard drive standby mode
  3. Scheduled power on/off
  4. Automatic power on after power recovery
  5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management

Supported Client OS

  1. Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2
  2. Apple Mac OS X
  3. Linux & UNIX

Access Right Management

  1. Batch users creation
  2. Import/Export users
  3. User quota management
  4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV
  5. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station
  6. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Supported Browsers

  1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+
  2. Google Chrome
  3. Apple Safari 7+
  4. Mozilla Firefox

Domain Authentication Integration

  1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support
  2. LDAP server, LDAP client
  3. Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Multilingual Support

  1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

myQNAPcloud Service

  1. Private cloud storage and sharing
  2. Free host name registration (DDNS)
  3. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)
  4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)
  5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption
  6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup
  7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)

File System

  1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4
  2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+

Qsync

  1. Sync files across multiple devices with SSL secure connection
  2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders
  3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks: x86:32, ARM:5)
  4. Shares files by links via e-mail
  5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support
  6. Version control: up to 64 versions.
  7. Unified privilege management
  8. Unified configuration management
  9. Supports central configuration mode
  10. Supports remote erase/restore
  11. Supports shared folders sync
  12. Supports Windows & Mac OS

Networking

  1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1
  2. Quad Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
  3. Service binding based on network interfaces
  4. Squid Proxy server
  5. Proxy client
  6. DHCP client, DHCP server
  7. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC
  8. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery
  9. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support

Resource Monitor

  1. Monitor NAS system resources including CPU, memory and network.
  2. Monitor NAS storage resources including volumes, RAID, and disk activity.
  3. Monitor the resource usage of NAS applications.

Network & Virtual Switch

  1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1
  2. Quad Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
  3. DHCP client, DHCP server
  4. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support
  5. Virtual Switch
    • Supports editing the Virtual Switches in Virtualization station.
    • Supports combining virtual machines and containers to the same Virtual Switch.
    • Supports NAT (Network Address Translation).
    • Supports STP (Spanning Tree Protocol).
    • Supports Thunderbolt Residential Gateway.
  6. USB QuickAccess
  7. WirelessAP

Helpdesk

  1. Report issues to the QNAP support team, with automatically-collected system information.
  2. Allows QNAP support engineers to remotely connect to the NAS to fix issues (with user permission).

Security

  1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP
  2. CIFS host access control for shared folders
  3. FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption2
  4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption2
  5. Importable SSL certificates. Supports certificates from Let's Encrypt.
  6. Instant alerts via email, SMS, beep, push service, and LCD panel3
  7. 2-step verification

Web Administration

  1. Multi-window, multi-tasking based system management
  2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display
  3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
  4. SNMP (v2 & v3)
  5. Resource monitor
  6. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station
    • Automatic Cleanup
    • File Type Filter
  7. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)
  8. Syslog client/server
  9. System settings backup and restore
  10. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management

Storage Management

  1. Storage Space Utilization monitoring
  2. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim3
  3. Disk volume types:
    • 4-Bay: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, 5 + hot spare, JBOD, single
    • 6- & 8-Bay: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, + hot spare, JBOD single
  4. Supports storage pools3
  5. Supports Qtier™ Technology (Auto Tiering, 8GB System RAM and SSD drives are required)3
  6. Supports snapshots (4GB System RAM required)3
    • Supports Volume/LUN snapshot
    • Snapshot manager
    • Snapshot clone
    • Snapshot vault
    • Snapshot replica
    • Snapshot agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere
  7. Online volume expansion
  8. Online storage pool expansion
  9. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
  10. SMART data migration
  11. Storage expansion via QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion units3
  12. JBOD enclosure roaming
  13. SSD read-only/read-write cache
  14. Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
  15. Bad block recovery & RAID recovery
  16. Bitmap support
 
Powerful All-in-one server

File Server

  1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX
  2. Microsoft networking
  3. Windows ACL
  4. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP
  5. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

HD (HybridDesk) Station 3.13

  1. Use the NAS as a HTPC.
  2. Enjoy videos, music, photos on TV via HDMI, including online content from Flickr, Picasa, Shoutcast, and more.
  3. Web browsers (Chrome, Firefox)
  4. Supports international keyboards, input and mouse
  5. Supports user login permissions
  6. A variety of applications are available including Skype, Plex Home Theater, and more
  7. Up to 7.1 channel audio passthrough is supported.

Note:
- The playback and quality of some video files may be affected by the system's CPU and GPU decoding abilities.

FTP Server

  1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)
  2. FXP support

Linux Station

  1. Support installing Ubuntu Kylin via Linux Station. Use your NAS as a Linux-based PC.
  2. Download and use a variety of applications from the Ubuntu Software Center.
  3. Supports remote desktop to monitor and access Ubuntu remotely.
  4. An open source software platform for developers.

Note: The NAS requires at least 4GB RAM and Container Station must be installed.

File Station

  1. Supports mounting cloud drives (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, HiDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Yandex Disk and Box).
  2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)
  3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)
  4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)
  5. Supports sharing download links and upload links
  6. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers
  7. Photo, music, and video preview and playback with hardware-accelerated transcoding3
  8. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)
  9. Creation of and sending download links for sharing public files with expiration date and password protection
  10. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)
    • Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding3
    • Supports slideshow playback in media viewer
  11. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management

Virtualization Station3

  1. Supports Virtual Machine (VM) creation to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix and Android
  2. Supports VM import and export
  3. Supports VM cloning & snapshots
  4. Supports VM backup and restore
  5. VM console can be displayed via HDMI output - QVM
  6. HTML5-based shared remote console
  7. Supports different networking modes via Virtual Switch

Qfiling (Beta)

  1. Supports auto filing.

* Supported models: x86-based QNAP NAS with at least 2GB RAM.

Container Station

  1. Supports LXC and Docker
  2. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry
  3. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode
  4. Supports three networking modes (Bridge, NAT and Host)*
  5. Supports auto-start containers
  6. Supports downloading Docker certificates
  7. Supports adding private registries
  8. Added an application repository for users to switch to any repository on GitHub.com.

*Docker containers are capable of Bridge, NAT and Host mode, while Linux containers support NAT only.

Transcode Management

  1. Transcode video files to 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p resolution
  2. Automatic video transcoding for watched folders
  3. Hardware accelerated transcoding support3
  4. Embed subtitles into videos for background transcoding

Qsirch

  1. Supports full-text search
  2. Supports near real-time search
  3. Bar chart to show data distribution
  4. Supports previews for photos, music, videos, Gmail, PDF .etc
  5. Customized search filters
  6. Supports cloud viewers for previewing document.
  7. Show search results using thumbnails or a list
  8. Supports search Chrome extension

* Supported models: x86-based QNAP NAS with at least 2GB RAM and ARM-based QNAP NAS with at least 4GB RAM.

Backup Station

  1. Remote replication server (over rsync)
  2. Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS, FTP or CIFS/SMB server
  3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control
  4. Real-time & scheduled backup
  5. Backup versioning for RTRR
  6. Snapshot support for RTRR/Rsync
  7. Encryption, compression, file filter, and transfer rate limitation
  8. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows®
  9. Apple Time Machine backup support
  10. Data backup to multiple external storage devices
  11. Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

iSCSI (IP SAN)

  1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)
  2. Supports LUN mapping & masking
  3. Online LUN capacity expansion
  4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation
  5. Supports MPIO & MC/S
  6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration
  7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder
  8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)
  9. Stack chaining master
  10. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

Cloud Drive Sync

  1. Multiple cloud account management like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and hubiC
  2. Supports multiple cloud accounts
  3. Manual, scheduled, periodic and continuous sync
  4. Flexible file filtering using type, date, and size
  5. SSL transfer encryption
  6. Dashboard and job statistics
  7. Configurable network error recovery options
  8. Extensive job activity logging for tracing history of status and statistics
  9. Concurrent job execution and multi-threaded data transfer
  10. Per-account bandwidth throttling

Surveillance Station

  1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras
  2. Includes 4 free camera licenses, up to 72 camera channels by purchasing additional licenses
  3. Instant playback to check recent events
  4. Visual aid by e-map
  5. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar
  6. Video preview on playback timeline
  7. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching
  8. Surveillance client for Mac
  9. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)
  10. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

Cloud Backup Station

  1. S3 Plus (including Amazon S3)
  2. Amazon Glacier
  3. Google Cloud Storage
  4. WebDAV-based cloud storage
  5. Microsoft Azure
  6. OpenStack Swift

QVPN (Integrated VPN Server, VPN Client and L2TP/IPSec VPN Services)

  1. VPN Server: Secure remote access with PPTP、L2TP/IPSec & OpenVPN VPN services
  2. VPN Server: Up to 100 clients.
  3. VPN Server: Supports domain users as VPN users.
  4. VPN Client: Supports PPTP, L2TP/IPSec & OpenVPN VPN protocols.
  5. VPN Client: Supports importing .ovpn files to create OpenVPN connection.

Print Server

  1. Max number of printers: 3
  2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol
  3. Print job display and management
  4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control

DLNA Server

  1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
  2. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.
  3. Video and Audio On-the-fly Transcoding3

Photo Station

  1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view
  2. Supports virtual/smart albums
  3. Validity control for sharing albums
  4. Tag photos with text, colors, and ratings
  5. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects
  6. Geotag photos and display them on Google maps
  7. Supports uploading photos/videos to Picasa, Flickr, and Weibo.
  8. Backup/Restore album configurations.
  9. Photo Station Extension: Supports face detection and PDF to image (available for x86-based models).
  10. Mobile app: Qphoto for online browsing and sharing.

Q'center (NAS CMS)

  1. Multiple NAS monitoring
  2. Utilization history reports
  3. Unified configuration management
  4. Visual display reports
  5. Monitor NAS behind NAT routers with Q'center Assistant
  6. Virtual appliances supported with Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi

Music Station

  1. Play or share music via web browser
  2. Supports streaming music to multiple devices.
  3. Supports changing album covers via Google search or by uploading photos.
  4. Internet radio (MP3)
  5. Up to 8 music alarms
  6. Mobile app: Qmusic for music streaming and management
  7. Switch between spotlight mode and manage mode.
  8. Supports advanced search.
  9. Supports scrolling lyrics.

OceanKTV

  1. Use the NAS as a karaoke machine.
  2. Play videos from YouTube without needing to download them.
  3. Display songs by artists, languages, and favorites.
  4. Enhance the experience with effects such as tuning echo, key, or applause
  5. Control the playlist with a mobile app.
  6. Supports keyboard and remote control (RM-IR002).

iTunes Server

  1. Audio and video sharing for Windows® & Mac iTunes

Qfinder Pro

  1. Find QNAP NAS that are on the same local network as your PC.
  2. Easily mount NAS shared folders.
  3. Configure basic settings for the NAS including firmware updates, setting SMTP server, and changing network settings.
  4. Supports direct connection with USB QuickAccess.
  5. Storage Plug & Connect (Windows only).
    • Create and map NAS shared folders.
    • Create and connect to iSCSI target/LUNs.
  6. Media Upload (Windows only).
    • Upload media files to the NAS and automatically create thumbnails or transcode videos using the PC.

Video Station

  1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view
  2. Supports virtual/smart collections
  3. Tag videos with text, color, and ratings
  4. Share video links to social websites or through email
  5. Display movie information and posters from Internet sources or user-uploaded files
  6. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT,*.ASS, *.SSA)
  7. Supports online searching and downloading of subtitles as well as importing subtitle files
  8. Supports adjusting the display style of subtitles
  9. Supports Facebook friends login
  10. Supports advanced search.
  11. Supports advanced folder permission settings.
  12. Supports LDAP users.
  13. Videos can be uploaded to YouTube and Youku.
  14. Supports multi-zone video display
  15. Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding3
  16. Mobile app: Qvideo for online video browsing and management

App Center

  1. Over 100 official and community software add-ons
  2. Automatically update apps or send notifications of new app versions.
  3. App repository to import third-party content.
  4. Choose what volume to save apps to.

AirPlay & Chromecast

  1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

Note: The Media Streaming add-on app must be installed from the QTS App Center.

Qcontactz

  1. One-way scheduled sync of contacts from multiple Google accounts
  2. Import contacts from file: CSV or vCard 3.0
  3. Export contacts into a file: CSV and vCard 3.0
  4. Find duplicate contacts and merge them
  5. Snapshot management for your contacts database
  6. Manage contacts: Groups, favorite, lock, search, delete & restore
  7. Supported for mobile: Android and iPhone

Download Station

  1. PC-less BT, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS, Thunder, FlashGet and qqdl download (up to 500 Tasks)
    • The maximum number of concurrent downloads for an Intel/AMD x86-based NAS: 90 (30 BT/PT, 30 HTTP, 30FTP downloads)
    • The maximum number of concurrent downloads for an ARM-based NAS: 30 (10 BT/PT, 10 HTTP, 10FTP downloads)
  2. BT download with search, Magnet Link and PT support
  3. Supports add-ons to expand download functionality.
  4. Scheduled download and bandwidth control
  5. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)
  6. Proxy support for BT download
  7. Mobile app: Qget for downloads browsing and management

QButton

  1. Supports Music Station and Surveillance Station
  2. Supports voice confirmation

Notes Station

  1. New user interface
  2. New collaborative editor for multi-user text editing.
  3. New spreadsheet editor for creating tables.
  4. Online quick preview of multimedia attachments
  5. Smart snapshot for version control
  6. Full site backup for admin user - coming soon.
 

1 Not all IPv6 services are supported.

2 Data encryption functions may be unavailable in accordance with the legislative restrictions of some countries.

3 This feature may vary by model.

4 DRM-protected content is not supported.

Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Optional Accessories:


Optional Accessories
Storage expansion accessories
UX-800P UX-800P Tower 8-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure
UX-500P UX-500P Tower 5-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure
RAM
RAM-4GDR4K0-SO-2133
RAM-4GDR4K0-SO-2133
4GB DDR4 RAM, 2133 MHz, SO-DIMM
RAM-8GDR4K0-SO-2133
RAM-8GDR4K0-SO-2133
8GB DDR4 RAM, 2133 MHz, SO-DIMM
RAM-16GDR4K0-SO-2133
RAM-16GDR4K0-SO-2133
16GB DDR4 RAM, 2133 MHz, SO-DIMM
LAN card
LAN-1G2T-I210
LAN-1G2T-I210
QNAP dual-port Gigabit RJ45 network expansion card
LAN-10G1SR
LAN-10G1SR
QNAP single-port 10 Gigabit SFP+ network expansion card
LAN-10G2SF-MLX
LAN-10G2SF-MLX
Single-port 10 Gigabit Network Expansion Card
LAN-10G2T-X550
LAN-10G2T-X550
QNAP dual-port 10 Gigabit 10GBASE-T network expansion card

Documentation:

Download the QNAP TVS-x73 Series Datasheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

QNAP Products TVS-863
Middle-end SMB Storage
QNAP 6-bay NAS/iSCSI IP-SAN, AMD R series Quad-core 2.1GHz, 64GB RAM, 10G-ready
TVS-673-64G-US
Our Price: $1,599.00
QNAP 6-bay NAS/iSCSI IP-SAN, AMD R series Quad-core 2.1GHz, 16GB RAM, 10G-ready
TVS-673-16G-US
Our Price: $1,299.00
QNAP 6-bay NAS/iSCSI IP-SAN, AMD R series Quad-core 2.1GHz, 8GB RAM, 10G-ready
TVS-673-8G-US
Our Price: $1,049.00
Accessories
Storage expansion accessories
QNAP 8-bay Storage Expansion Enclosure
Desktop, SATA 6Gbps, USB 3.0, Designed for TS-x69 Pro and TS-x69L series
UX-800P
Our Price: $799.00
QNAP 5-bay Storage Expansion Enclosure
Desktop, SATA 6Gbps, USB 3.0, Designed for TS-x69 Pro and TS-x69L series
UX-500P
Our Price: $499.00
QNAP RAID Expansion Enclosure, Tower, 10-bay, Single Power Supply with 6G SAS Cable
REXP-1000-PRO
Our Price: $1,199.00
SFP+ 10GbE twinaxial direct attach cable, 1.5M
CAB-DAC15M-SFPP-A02
Our Price: $89.00
Mini SAS cable (SFF-8644 to SFF-8088), 1.0m
CAB-SAS10M-8644-8088
Our Price: $99.00
RAM
4GB DDR4 RAM, 2133 MHz, SO-DIMM, 260 pin
RAM-4GDR4K0-SO-2133
Our Price: $160.00
8GB DDR4 RAM, 2133 MHz, SO-DIMM, 260 pin
RAM-8GDR4K0-SO-2133
Our Price: $250.00
16GB DDR4 RAM, 2133 MHz, SO-DIMM, 260 pin
RAM-16GDR4K0-SO-2133
Our Price: $235.00
M.2 SSD
M.2 2280 SATA 6Gb/s SSD, 256GB, Internal SSD Module
SSD-M2080-256GB-A01
Our Price: $199.00
LAN card
QNAP Single-port SFP+ network expansion card, rackmount bracket
LAN-10G1SR-U
Our Price: $139.00
QNAP Dual-port 10GbE SFP+ network expansion card
LAN-10G2SF-MLX
Our Price: $239.00
QNAP Dual-port 10Gbase-T network expansion card for tower and rackmount models, desktop brackets
LAN-10G2T-X550
Our Price: $359.00