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Package Content

  • QNAP TS-h1283XU-RP Storage
  • 2 x Ethernet cables
  • 2 x 10GBASE-T Ethernet cable
  • 2 x Power cord
  • 48 x Flat head screw (for 3.5" HDD)
  • 36 x Flat head screw (for 2.5" HDD)
  • Quick Installation Guide


The QTS hero NAS TS-h1283XU-RP is powered by an Intel® Xeon® E processor with up to 128 GB DDR4 Error Correcting Code (ECC) memory to deliver server-grade performance with dependable reliability. Running the brand new QTS hero operating system that incorporates ZFS, the TS-h1283XU-RP supports near-limitless snapshots, SnapSync, block-level inline data deduplication, and inline data compression. The TS-h1283XU-RP helps your business achieve reliable service-level agreement performance, whether in a mission-critical file server, virtualization server, VDI, collaborative video editing, or efficient file backup and recovery applications.


Available Models

  • TS-h1283XU-RP-E2236-128G-
    Intel® Xeon® E-2236 6 cores/12 threads 3.4 GHz processor (Bursts up to 4.8 GHz), 128 GB DDR4 ECC memory (4 x 32 GB), redundant power supply

  • TS-h1283XU-RP-E2236-32G-
    Intel® Xeon® E-2236 6 cores/12 threads 3.4 GHz processor (Bursts up to 4.8 GHz), 32 GB DDR4 ECC memory (2 x 16 GB), redundant power supply

DDR4 ECC memory

DDR4 ECC memory detects and then corrects single-bit memory errors, demonstrating high reliability for crucial applications.

dual-port 10GbE RJ45 adapter

Pre-installed with a dual-port 10GbE RJ45 adapter and a dual-port 10GbE SFP+ adapter for bandwidth-demanding applications.

PCIe expandability

PCIe expandability allows for 10GbE/25GbE/40GbE adapters, QM2 cards, or Fibre Channel cards to increase application performance.

SSD cache

SSD cache acceleration improves random read/write performance to meet IOPS-demanding applications.

virtualization storage

Supports virtualization storage for VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V®, Windows Server® 2019, and hosts virtual machines and containers.

QTS App Center

QTS App Center includes feature-rich apps for expanding NAS applications without extra costs.


Intel® Xeon® E processors deliver extraordinary performance

Powered by an Intel® Xeon® E-2236 6 cores/12 threads 3.4 GHz processor (Burst up to 4.8 GHz), the TS-h1283XU-RP features enormous computing power for boosting virtual machine performance. Combined with up to 128 GB DDR4 ECC memory and a redundant power supply, the TS-h1283XU-RP delivers server-grade performance and dependable reliability for rugged enterprise IT environments as a cost-efficient NAS solution.

Intel® Xeon® E-2236

ECC memory

ECC memory prevents data corruption to assure reliability

The TS-h1283XU-RP uses ECC memory that can detect and correct single-bit memory errors as they occur to prevent downtime and data loss, which is essential for always-on, mission-critical, server-grade applications. The TS-h1283XU-RP supports dual-channel DDR4 memory in four Long-DIMM slots. When using paired memory modules, the TS-h1283XU-RP can leverage the power of dual-channel architecture to boost performance. You also customize the TS-h1283XU-RP memory configuration (supports up to 128 GB RAM) for greater performance to tackle dynamically-changing workloads, such as virtualization applications.

Server-grade hardware: Sturdy and expandable

The TS-h1283XU-RP features outstanding hardware and expandable architecture, enabling optimal performance and flexibility to meet business application diversification demands.

The brand-new ZFS-based QTS hero operating system enhances NAS performance and data integrity

QTS hero operating system combines the app-based QTS with a 128-bit ZFS file system to provide flexible storage management, comprehensive data protection, and optimized performance to tackle the complexity and performance demands of modern IT. From storage management, virtualization, to collaborative media workflows, QTS hero streamlines your business-critical tasks.

ECC memory
Data reduction improves storage efficiency and performance Data integrity is key RAID Z enables robust data protection
Inline data deduplication, compression, and compaction reduce file size to conserve storage capacity and optimize performance. QTS hero’s self-healing features ensure data integrity and reliability. The operating software also supports Write Once, Read Many Times (WORM). Multiple RAID levels allow flexible capacity utilization. RAID Triple Parity and Triple Mirror are added to deliver higher level of data protection.
Multi-level cache technology with both read and write Snapshots multiply backup protection App Center ecosystem extends NAS functionality
Main memory read cache (L1 ARC), SSD second-level read cache (L2 ARC), and ZFS Intent Log (ZIL) for synchronous transactions are simultaneously supported to boost performance. Near-limitless, instant snapshots bring you peace of mind. Snapshot Replica simplifies data protection, while SnapSync enables enterprise-class disaster recovery. Apps for backup/sync, business, content management, productivity, and more features, are available for installation on demand to expand NAS application potential.

Tiered storage configuration for a QTS hero NAS

Follow these steps to acquire optimal storage efficiency and performance for QTS hero.

Step 1:System Drive

The first Storage Pool you create will be the system drive. Create an SSD RAID with at least two SSDs for the system drive. You must allocate at least two SSDs for create the RAID.

Step 2:Read/Write Cache

Use more SSDs for a read/write cache. You can also install QM2 expansion cards to add M.2 SSDs for expanding cache space.

Step 3:Data Storage

Allocate HDDs/SSDs to create a RAID for storing files and application data. If needed, you can configure an all-flash configuration for optimal performance.

File transfer performance

Compared to QNAP’s QTS operating system, the latest QTS hero operating system delivers better data transmission performance and capacity of realizing the full potential of 10GbE data transmission. QTS hero also outperforms QTS in multiple small file transfers.

Operating System QTS hero QTS 4.4.1
iSCSI 1* 4K File Random Write 33917 33917
Random Read 93407 88152
SMB 3.0 1* 4K File Random Write 34168 34168
Random Read 67922 80669
SMB 3.0 File Transfer 1* 10GB File Upload 1154 1154
Download 1162 1142
SMB 3.0 File Transfer 10000* 1M File Upload 256 256
Download 453 51

Inline data compression helps boost QTS hero data transfer performance. During simultaneous file transfer from multiple clients, inline data compression enabled QTS hero performance is 1.6 times faster than QTS hero or QTS without inline data compression.
1 x 10GbE SMB 3.0 – File Transfer

Number of Clients QTS hero with Inline Compression QTS or QTS hero without Inline Compression
Upload Download Upload Download
Client x 1 1.1 GB/s 1.0 GB/s 1.1 GB/s 1.0 GB/s
Client x 2 2.2 GB/s 2.2 GB/s 1.9 GB/s 1.86 GB/s
Client x 3 3.1 GB/s 2.9 GB/s 2.19 GB/s 2.69 GB/s
Client x 4 4.4 GB/s 4.1 GB/s 2.72 GB/s 2.95 GB/s
Client x 5 5.4 GB/s 4.5 GB/s 3.26 GB/s 3.49 GB/s

Note: Each client was set to transfer a 10GB RAW file through 10GbE connectivity.Performance figures may vary according to file type and compression rate.

Test Environment:
NAS: TS-1283XU

  1. F/W: H4.5.0.1140 build20191204
  2. CPU: Intel(R) Xeon® E-2236 CPU@3.40GHz
  3. SSD: Samsung 860 PRO 512 GB x 12 (RAID 5)
  4. RAM: 32 GB (8 GB x 4)
  5. Thick volume
  6. 1GbE NIC: Intel I211 Gigabit Network
  7. 10GbE NIC: QXG-10G2SF-CX4
  8. 10GbE NIC: Intel Ethernet Controller 10G X550T (x2)

Client x 4 environment

  1. CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-6700 CPU@ 3.40 GHz
  2. OS: Windows® 10
  3. Memory: 64 GB
  4. 1GbE NIC Onboard
  5. 10GbE NIC: CX3 (Client x 1)
  6. 10GbE NIC: X550 (Client x 3)

Client x 1 environment

  1. MacOS Mojave 10.14.6
  2. Processor 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7
  3. Memory 16 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3
  4. 10GbE NIC: QNA-T310G1S

10GbE connectivity optimizes high-speed data transfer

The TS-h1283XU-RP provides four Gigabit RJ45 ports, and also supports 10GbE connectivity with a pre-installed dual-port 10GbE RJ45 expansion card and a dual-port 10GbE SFP+ expansion card to satisfy bandwidth-demanding applications, including virtualization, large file sharing, and high-speed backup and recovery.

10GbE connectivity

Abundant I/O capability with PCIe expansion

The TS-h1283XU-RP features 4 PCIe slots that enable using numerous expansion cards for expanding application potential.

Note: The 2U rackmount model uses low-profile graphics cards

SSD caching to accelerate IOPS performance

Adding an SSD cache to the TS-h1277XU-RP is an easy way to increase IOPS performance and reducing storage volume latency. It is perfect for IOPS-demanding applications, including databases and virtualization, and can significantly improve overall workflows. You can launch, stop, or change settings to meet your needs at any moment without shutting down the system.

SSD caching

Block-based iSCSI LUN: Ideal choice for virtualization storage

  • Supports block-based iSCSI LUN as a high-performance, reliable, and affordable storage solution for VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V®, and Windows Server® 2019 virtualization environments.
  • 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 with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.

All-in-one solution for hosting virtual machines and containers

Regardless of your virtualization needs, you can count on Virtualization Station and Container Station for comprehensive virtualization support. Coupled with Network & Virtual Switch app that boosts interoperability between virtual machines, containers, QNAP NAS, and other physical devices on the network, allowing you to flexibly allocate physical and virtual network resources to simplify network deployment.

Virtualization Station

Virtualization Station

Run multiple Windows®, Linux®, UNIX®, and Android™ virtual machines and access them via a web browser or Virtual Network Computing (VNC). Businesses can run virtualized server applications on a single NAS without the need for additional physical servers.

Container Station

Container Station

Experience LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, and download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry®, import or export containers, and create multiple microservices.

Complete backup planning

QNAP provides a reliable, flexible backup and disaster recovery solution to assist organizations in routine backup jobs cost-effectively and with high productivity.



Consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. QuDedup technology deduplicates backup data at the source to accelerate multi-version backups.



Snapshots are essential for NAS data protection, and the block-level feature makes them a dependable method for protecting data in the face of growing ransomware threat. QTS hero supports near-limitless snapshots to reinforce your multi-version backups.

VM backup

VM backup

With high performance, potentially huge storage capacities, integrated virtualization solutions, and snapshot support for recording the system state at any specific time, the TS-h1283XU-RP is perfect for backing up virtual machines.

Cloud Storage Gateway provides low latency access to data on the cloud

The TS-h1283XU-RP perfectly integrates NAS with mainstream cloud services. By deploying cloud storage gateways and enabling local caching on the NAS, you can seamlessly use the cloud for storage, backup, and data recovery with low-latency access, providing an innovative hybrid cloud experience.

Note: This feature will be available on QTS hero soon.


HybridMount File-based Cloud Gateway

Flexibly expand your storage capacity by connecting to the cloud storage. You can leverage QTS hero apps to manage and edit your cloud files or monitor multimedia files. HybridMount is ideal for file server online collaboration and file-level data analysis.

VJBOD Cloud Block

VJBOD Cloud Block-based Cloud Gateway

Supports mounting object cloud storage as a block-based volume or LUN on a NAS. Block-based data transmission uploads random data and large files to the cloud in blocks, and only block-based volume or LUN changes, such as addition, modification, or deletion will be transmitted. This is ideal for enterprise-level applications with large file transfer requirements, such as databases, VM volumes, and videos.

Hardware Specifications:

  TS-h1283XU-RP-E2236-128G TS-h1283XU-RP-E2236-32G
CPU Intel® Xeon® E-2236 6-core/12-thread 3.4 GHz processor (burst up to 4.8 GHz)
CPU Architecture 64-bit x86
Floating Point Unit
Encryption Engine (AES-NI) (AES-NI)
System Memory 128 GB UDIMM DDR4 ECC (4 x 32GB) 32 GB UDIMM DDR4 ECC (2 x 16GB)
Maximum Memory 128 GB (4 x 32 GB)
Memory Slot 4 x Long-DIMM DDR4
Flash Memory 5GB (Dual boot OS protection)
Drive Bay 12 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s
Drive Compatibility 3.5-inch bays:
3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
SSD Cache Acceleration Support
Gigabit Ethernet Port (RJ45) 4
10 Gigabit Ethernet Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+ SmartNIC port, 2 x 10GBase-T port
Jumbo Frame
PCIe Slot 4
Slot 1: PCIe Gen 2 x4 (PCH)
Slot 2: PCIe Gen 3 x8 (CPU)
Slot 3: PCIe Gen 3 x4 (CPU)
Slot 4: PCIe Gen 3 x4 (CPU)
Slot 3 and slot 4 are preinstalled with 10GbE network adapters
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Port 2 x Type-C USB 3.1 Gen2 5V/3A 10Gbps
4 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen2 5V/1A 10Gbps
Form Factor 2U Rackmount
LED Indicators HDD 1-12, Status, LAN, storage expansion port status
Buttons Power, Reset
Dimensions (HxWxD) 88.3 × 482 × 562 mm
Weight (Net) 11.75 kg
Operating temperature 0 - 40 °C (32°F - 104°F)
Relative Humidity 5-95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)
Power Supply Unit 300W(x2), 100-240V
Power Consumption: Operating Mode, Typical 105.12 W
With drives fully populated
Fan System fan: 2 x 60mm, 12VDC
Sound Level 40.6 db(A)
System Warning Buzzer
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications. Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
* Sound Level Test Environment: Refer to ISO 7779; Maximum HDD loaded; Bystander Position; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS. Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
QNAP TS-h1283XU-RP Hardware
1 Intel® Xeon® E processor High-performance Intel® Xeon® E-2236 6 cores/12 threads 3.4 GHz processor (Burst up to 4.8 GHz)
2 Up to 128 GB DDR4 ECC memory Supports four DDR4 dual-channel Long-DIMM memory modules for a maximum of 128 GB RAM.
3 4x Gigabit Ethernet ports Ideal for service binding, port trunking and MPIO configuration.
4 USB 3.1 Gen2 ports Includes two USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-C ports and four USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-A ports to boost data transfer speeds. Supports external hard drives, printers, and UPS.
5 4x 10GbE ports Pre-installed with two 10GbE network expansion cards, including one dual-port 10GbE RJ45 NIC and a dual-port 10GbE SFP+ NIC.
6 4x PCIe expansion slots Supports 10GbE/ 25GbE/ 40GbE network expansion cards, QM2 cards, Fibre Channel cards, and SAS expansion cards for greater application potential. (Slot 3 and 4 come with pre-installed 10GbE adapters).
7 Redundant power supply unit Redundant 300W power supplies ensure continuous system uptime.
8 System fans Monitors system temperatures and automatically adjusts fan speeds accordingly.

Optional Accessories:



  • DDR type: DDR4(288PIN)
  • Capacity: 16GB
  • Spec: 1G X 8
  • Manufacturer: APACER
  • Frequency: DDR4-2666
  • Form(PIN): 288PIN
  • with ECC Supported: ECC
  • Manufacturer P/N: 78.D1GSC.4010B
  • Power Supply: 1.2V
  • Dram Organization: 2048M*72
  • Temperature: 0℃~85℃
  • Environmental Regulation: RoHS


Rail kit for rackmount models
Note: This rail kit is designed for racks with 25-inch mounting depth. You may need to reserve some space when installing and adjusting the rail kit for racks with 18-inch mounting depth.

Product Views:

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Top Right Angle View

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Top Left Angle View

Top Left Angle View

Rear View

Rear View

Right Angle View

Right Angle View

Left Angle View

Left Angle View

Drive Pull-out View

Drive Pull-out View



Datasheet for QNAP TS-h1283XU-RP is coming soon.

Pricing Notes:

QNAP Products
Storage Expansion Card
Dual M.2 22110/2280 PCIe SSD expansion card (PCIe Gen2 x4)
Low-profile bracket pre-loaded, Low-profile flat and Full-height are bundled
*shorter version to support TVS-x82/TS-x77 PCIe slot 2 & slot 3
Our Price: $145.00
Dual M.2 22110/2280 SATA SSD expansion card (PCIe Gen2 x2)
Low-profile bracket pre-loaded, Low-profile flat and Full-height are bundled
*shorter version to support TVS-x82/TS-x77 PCIe slot 2 & slot 3
Our Price: $89.00
Quad M.2 PCIe SSD expansion card; supports up to four M.2 2280 formfactor M.2 PCIe (Gen3 x4) SSDs; PCIe Gen3 x8 host interface; Low-profile bracket pre-loaded, Low-profile flat and Full-height are bundled
Our Price: $169.00
Dual 2.5″ SATA to 3.5″ SATA drive converter/adapter, up to 9.5mm 2.5″ drive height support, hardware RAID 0/1, JBOD, Individual disk modes
Our Price: $59.00
Dual M.2 2280 SATA to 2.5″ SATA drive converter/adapter, hardware RAID 0/1, JBOD, Individual disk modes
Our Price: $59.00
Network Expansion Card
Single-port (10Gbase-T) 10GbE network expansion card, PCIe Gen3 x4, Low-profile bracket pre-loaded, Low-profile flat and Full-height bracksts are bundled
All NAS models with a PCIe slot.
Our Price: $139.00
Single port 2.5GbE 4-speed Network card
PCIe supported NAS and Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 & 2019 /Linux PCs. Visit for the compatibible NAS.
Our Price: $69.00
Dual port 2.5GbE 4-speed Network card
PC/Server or NAS with a PCIe slot
Our Price: $79.00
Quad port 2.5GbE 4-speed Network card
PC/Server or NAS with a PCIe slot
Our Price: $135.00
Interface Expansion
16G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter, 2 x transceivers are included
Our Price: $999.00
32G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter, 2 x transceivers are included
Our Price: $1,499.00
Cable / Transceiver
16G short wavelength SFP+ fibre channel transceiver
Our Price: $169.00
32G short wavelength SFP+ fibre channel transceiver
Our Price: $299.00
SFP+ 10GbE twinaxial direct attach cable, 1.5M, S/N and FW update
For use with SFP+ 10GbE
Our Price: $50.00
SFP+ 10GbE twinaxial direct attach cable, 3.0M, S/N and FW update
For use with SFP+ 10GbE (except x85U)
Our Price: $70.00
SFP+ 10GbE twinaxial direct attach cable, 5.0M, S/N and FW update
For use with SFP+ 10GbE (except x85U and ARM Models)
Our Price: $100.00
QSFP DAC cable
40GbE NIC supported NAS
Our Price: $139.00
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Our Price: $325.00
Other Accessories
QNAP Rail Kit for 2U Rackmount Models
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Our Price: $99.00