Form Factor / Drive Height
188.2 × 199.3 × 279.6 mm
Intel Pentium G5400T 3.1GHz 2-core
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)
Total Drives (alternate)
Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
designPacked with all the tools you need - LCD panel for a quick view and an easy plastic hot-swap trays. Port wise, there are the typical HDMI, USB/Type-C and Thunderbolt 3 ports. All nicely packed into a 4bay chassis.
featuresPentium CPU allows for better performance for workflow and Plex. Expandable RAM allows for VM's and ThunderBolt 3 is great for editors. NVMe M.2 for fast storage or caching to take advantage of the ThunderBolt 3. Streaming and Plex should have no issues with this unit
performanceA very powerful unit for a 4bay - 10GbE and Thunderbolt 3 coupled with the M.2 NVMe SSD makes for a fast storage device. Compact with all the main features you need. able to handle heavy tasks that other 4bay will struggle with.
valueThunderbolt 3, 10gbe with NVMe is hard to find in this range and will provide the performance that Thunderbolt/10GBe users expect. A great all-in-one package that will suit most business and media users. There is also some expandability with a spare PCIe slot allowing for more 10GbE cards or NVMe.
designAs it is so compact - changing the RAM and M.2 SSD’s are very tricky
featuresIt doesn't have more options for CPU's as you have great hardware in the NVMe and Thunderbolt 3 but only 1 option for CPU.
performancePentium CPU lets this packaged down, would be perfect with i3 CPU
valuePricey for a 4bay as 6bay would allow for bigger Pcie cards and more storage, as well with the option of i3 CPU
General Performance By choosing Qnap people expect to see advanced configurations opportunities as well as innovative and more diverse business applications. You are able to customize the TVS-472XT-PT-4G to your needs. This model comes with new DDR4 technology random access memorty (RAM). DDR3 used to work at 800 MT/s (or Millions of Transfers per second) and some went as high as 2133. DDR4, starts at 2133 MHz. The increased speed means an overall increase in bandwidth.
About Connections At the back of the box you will find HDMI port which will let you connect it to TV or monitor. In this case you are not limited to network speeds. With three LAN ports this box is making good enterprise level NAS. Four USB3 ports on this Qnap is offering you up to 5Gb/s transfer speeds of external devices. It is fast enough to get your files through fairly quickly with this speed and make backing up with an external drive or Apple Time Machine a quick and easy process. Sometimes when your business grows, you might consider getting a box with expansion capabilities. With this box you have all opportunities to do so. You might want to contact one of our tech guys to find out more.
About Usage With 4 bay unit you are having additional advantages. You can choose from number of RAID solutions to set up. There could be RAID that saves your data even if one of the drives fail so you can still recover your data. This would be slightly more safe option to keep your data. Besides you can still access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet.
Price And Warranty This box comes with 2 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This box comes with a price tag £1,011.00.