12-bay high performance unified storage with built-in 10GbE
QNAP TS-EC1280U R2, featuring the easy-to-use QTS operating system, provides a reliable and scalable NAS solution to fulfill data backup, file synchronization and remote access. The TS-EC1280U R2 is 10GbE-ready, delivers exceptional performance, and supports cross-platform file sharing, comprehensive backup solutions, iSCSI and virtualization applications, and many practical business functions, making it the ideal choice for SMBs to secure important business data. It also includes abundant multimedia applications backed by its powerful hardware specifications.
Built-in 10GbE, highly-efficient storage solution for HD video editing and sharing
3,500+ MB/s throughput and 390,000+ IOPS
Two internal cache ports and up to 4 SSDs for caching
Scalable design, up to 840TB raw capacity
Virtualization-ready, centralized data storage, backup, sharing and disaster recovery
The TS-EC1280U R2 offers four inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports and features two inbuilt 10GbE SFP+ ports to deliver 10 Gigabit high speed network. The 10GbE-ready TS-EC1280U R2 delivers lightening data throughput. Coupled with the support for large storage capacity, the TS-EC1280U R2 is perfect for data centers to storage big data and excel in fast data transmission, and for editing large size videos on-the-fly without transferring the videos between the TS-EC1280U R2 and desktop computers.
TS-EC1280U-E3-4GE-R2: Intel® Xeon® E3 Quad-core processor
TS-EC1280U-i3-4GE-R2: Intel ® Core i3-4150 processor
TS-EC1280U-i3-8G-R2:Intel® Core i3-4150 processor
Total memory slots: 4
System memory: 4 GB DDR3 ECC RAM
Memory module pre-installed: 2 GB x2
Memory expandable up to: 32 GB (8GB x4)
System memory: 8 GB DDR3 non-ECC RAM
Memory module pre-installed: 4 GB x2
Memory expandable up to: 32 GB (8GB x4)
When upgrading RAM to more than 28GB, the original 4GB RAM modules must be removed.
For the information of RAM module installation and compatible NAS models, please refer to the QNAP RAM Module Installation Guide
Internal Cache Port
Two mSATA port on board for read caching
Note: The standard system is shipped without mSATA flash. For the optional mSATA flash, please visit
12 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive or 2.5-inch SATA, 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive SSD hard drive
The standard system is shipped without hard drives.
For the hard drive compatibility list, please visit Compatibility list
Hard Drive Tray
12 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
Built-in 2 x 10 GbE (SFP+) and 4 x GbE
40GbE is optional
1. For the optional network card compatibility list, please visit Compatibility list of Expansion Card
2. For the information of network card installation, please refer to chapter 6 in the Turbo NAS Hardware Manual.
Status, 10 GbE, LAN, eSATA, storage expansion port status
4x USB 3.0 port (rear)
4x USB 2.0 port (rear)
Support USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
System: Power button and reset button
88(H) x 442.5(W) x 530.5(D) mm
3.46(H) x 17.42(W) x 20.89(D) inch
Net weight (NAS only) : 14.18 kg/ 31.26 lb
Gross weight (with packing and accessories) : 21.41 kg/ 47.20 lb
Sound Level (dB)
Sound Level (dB) Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander position): 55.3 dB
(with 12 x HITACHI HUS724020ALA640 hard drive installed)
Power Consumption (W)
Sleep mode: 80.41
In Operation: 166.58 W
(with 12 x 1TB hard drive installed)
5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C.
2 (Right slot: 1* PCIe Gen3 x8; Left slot: 1* PCIe Gen3 x4)
The PCIe Gen3 x8 slot is occupied by a 10GbE network adapter.
4 x 6 cm smart cooling fan
| Stock code || IBQ-R1280E-e34|
| Brand || Qnap|
| Series || 19"Rack NAS R2|
| Model || TS-EC1280U-E3-4GE-R2|
| Type || 12-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6; Redundant PSU (4GB ECC RAM, Xeon E3) + 10GbE|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 15/01/2016|
TS-EC1280U-E3-4GE-R2 Spec Information
| Form Factor / Drive Height || 442x530x88mm|
| Platter size || 3.5"|
| Platter (alternate) || 2.5"|
| RAM/Cache || 4GB|
| Guarantee || 3yr|
| Processor || Intel® Xeon® E3-1246 v3 Quad-core|
| CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) || 9995|
| Redundant PSU ? || |
| Total Drives || 12|
| RAID || 0:1:5:6:JBOD:|
| RAID Levels || Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10|
| Rack size || 2|
TS-EC1280U-E3-4GE-R2 Spec Connections
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||12|
|USB3||USB3 type A (host)||External||4|
|USB2||USB2 type A (host)||External||4|
| Speed/RPM || SATA 6Gb/s to 1GbE and 10GbE LAN|
| Colour || Black|
| Weight (kg) || 21.41kg|
| Weight (bare) || 14.18kg|
| Watts || Redundant 400W|
| Watts (Idle) || 167W|
| Watts (Sleep) || 80W|
| External Length (mm) || 620cm|
| External Width (mm) || 330cm|
| External Height (mm) || 800cm|
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