Ryzen™-based rackmount NAS with up to 6 cores/12 threads and integrated dual 10GbE SFP+ ports to optimize system performance
Powered by AMD’s powerful Ryzen™ processor, the TS-1277XU-RP is capable of boosting virtual machine performance with up to 6 cores/12 threads and Turbo Core up to 3.9 GHz. Four PCIe Gen.3 slots provides expandability to provide more potential applications and functionality for the TS-1277XU-RP. The TS-1277XU-RP also features a redundant power supply to ensure maximum system uptime.
Two 10GbE SFP+ ports provide higher bandwidth to empower applications like virtualization, 4K video editing and file sharing.
PCIe expandability allows for installing 10GbE/40GbE adapters, PCIe NVMe SSD, graphics cards, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) cards, or wireless network cards.
Supports AMD Radeon™ and NVIDIA® graphics cards for video processing or GPU-passthrough to VMs.
Qtier™ technology and SSD caching enable 24/7 optimized storage efficiency.
Scalable storage supporting virtualization, containerized apps, centralized storage, backup, sharing, and disaster recovery.
RAID 50/60 is recommended for NAS with over 6 disks to strike a balance between capacity, protection, and performance
AMD Ryzen™ 3 1200 4 cores/4 threads 3.1 GHz processor (Turbo Core 3.4 GHz), 4 GB RAM
AMD Ryzen™ 5 2600 6 cores/12 threads 3.4 GHz processor (Turbo Core 3.9 GHz), 8 GB RAM
Absolute performance with AMD Ryzen™ and up to 64GB RAM
Powered by a high-performance AMD Ryzen™ 3 1200 processor with AES-NI encryption acceleration and up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, the TS-1277XU-RP delivers aggressive yet power-smart performance to meet your multitasking demands. For resource-demanding business applications such as VDI, R&D, private cloud, and server virtualization, look no further than the TS-1277XU-RP.
Extend NAS functionality with PCIe slots
The TS-1277XU-RP features four PCIe slots* that allow for installing 10GbE/40GbE network cards, QM2 M.2 SSD/10GbE PCIe cards, or compatible wireless network cards for greater application potential.
10GbE/ 40GbE adapters
Install 10GbE/40GbE adapters to support lightning-fast throughput for bandwidth-demanding tasks such as virtualization and fast backup/restoration for an ever-growing amount of data.
* Slot 3 provides the width of PCIe Gen.3 x8 when slot 4 is not in use. Slot 3 then provides the width of PCIe Gen.3 x4 only when an expansion board is installed in slot 4.
QM2 card with M.2 SSD/10GbE support
Install QNAP's innovative QM2 card to add M.2 SSD caching or 10GbE (10GBASE-T) connectivity to the NAS to enjoy optimal performance.
Wireless network cards
Install QNAP's wireless network card (QWA-AC2600) to work with WirelessAP Station to transform the NAS into a convenient wireless base station, allowing network resources of the NAS to be shared with multiple devices.
Install a graphics card for GPU-accelerated computing
Graphics cards are optimized for graphical calculations and transformations, but require significantly more power than other hardware. The TS-1277XU-RP offers a 350 watt power supply and PCIe slots to support low-profile graphics cards that do not need power cables, including AMD Radeon™ or NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics cards to boost performance of applications such as video editing , 4K UHD transcoding, imaging processing in QTS and performance of virtual machines via GPU passthrough.
1. Supported video formats depend on the hardware and software specifications of the devices. Playback capability and quality may vary due to factors including the original file formats/quality, hardware and software limitations, and output devices.
2. GPU support for QTS only applies to NVIDIA graphics cards. GPU Passthrough for VM is supported by AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards.
3. When Virtualization Station uses graphics cards, the NAS will temporarily stop hardware transcoding acceleration for QTS (and vice versa).
4. The TS-1277XU-RP supports graphics cards with dimensions up to 214 x 37 x 68.9 mm.
5. Consult the Compatibility List for information on supported NAS and graphics cards.
6. Users are advised to install graphics card in Slot 3, as it can provide the bandwidth of PCIe Gen.3 x8 when slot 4 is not in use.
SSD caching and auto tiering enable 24/7 optimized storage efficiency
The TS-1277XU-RP provides four 2.5-inch SSD slots dedicated for caching to increase IOPS performance, and supports optional 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. Qtier™ Technology empowers the TS-1277XU-RP with auto tiering that further helps continuously optimize storage efficiency across M.2 SSD, SSD, high-capacity SATA drives, and the optional PCIe NVMe SSD with around-the-clock acceleration. The new Qtier™ 2.0 features IO-awareness that empowers SSD tiered storage with a cache-like reserved space to handle burst I/O in real time, greatly maximizing the advantages of SSD.
Note: M.2 SSD sold separately. M.2 SSD operations can easily generate excessive heat, and it is recommended to install a heatsink (from QNAP or a third-party provider) on M.2 SSD.
Performance & reliability. Your wise choice.
The TS-1277XU-RP supports advanced business features to provide maximized efficiency, performance, and to ensure round-the-clock services.
When using a NAS with over 6 disk bays, RAID 50/60 not only provides greater data protection and random write performance than a single RAID 5/6, but also maximizes usable storage compared to RAID 10.
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) provides speeds up to 10Gb/s (double the speed of USB 3.0) to greatly boost data transfer performance. The TS-1277XU-RP comes with a USB 3.1 10Gbps Type-C and a Type-A port, providing greater flexibility and ensuring future-proof compatibility with new USB devices.
Designed for IT administrators, QRM+ provides a single-point solution to discover, map, monitor and manage all Windows®, Linux® and IPMI devices in your network, and facilitates device discovery with a graphical topology diagram.
Optimized performance for VMware Virtualization with iSER
With the built-in dual 10GbE ports that natively features Mellanox® ConnectX-4, the TS-1277XU-RP supports the iSCSI Extensions for RDMA (iSER) protocol to boost data transfer performance of the TS-1277XU-RP as VMware® ESXi storage and to reduce the CPU load of the ESXi server. iSER can provide a significant increase in performance, providing an essential tool to optimize demanding virtualization applications.
Note: To create an iSER connection with VMware ESXi, both the server and NAS require compatible Mellanox® NICs and switches compatible with Mellanox® or supporting PFC (Priority Flow Control) configuration.
Block-based iSCSI LUN: Ideal choice for virtualization storage
The TS-1277XU-RP supports block-based iSCSI LUN that provides a more reliable and isolated environment than file-based LUN. Supporting VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V® and Windows Server® 2016, the TS-1277XU-RP provides a high-performance, reliable and affordable storage solution for virtualization environments, while also supporting VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supporting QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.
All-in-one server to host virtual machines and containers
Virtualization Station and Container Station jointly introduce a hybrid approach to virtualization. No matter your virtualization needs, you can count on QNAP for complete virtualization support.
Virtualization Station allows you to run multiple Windows®, Linux®, UNIX® and Android™ virtual machines and access them via a web browser or VNC (Virtual Network Computing). Businesses can run virtualized server applications on a single NAS without the need for additional physical servers.
Container Station integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies. You can download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry®. It supports container import/export and permission settings. It’s easy deployment, portable, and efficient.
Host multiple virtual QTS systems on a single NAS
Based on Virtualization Station, vQTS allows for creating isolated virtual QTS systems to provide benefits for resource segregation, multi-tenant environments, and flexible application deployment. vQTS can also help optimize power usage, costs, and physical space. You can host multiple independent QTS systems on the TS-1277XU-RP, while each virtual QTS can be used by different departments and teams with their own privilege settings and application environments, realizing greater business flexibility in management and applications.
Upgrade your IT environment with QNAP's fast and affordable 10GbE Switch!
QNAP 10GbE/NBASE-T™ unmanaged switches allow you to instantly upgrade your network environment at a cost-effective price. With a 10GbE network you can enjoy blazing-fast transfer speeds, empower bandwidth-demanding tasks like virtualization, and enable simultaneous real-time access to large NAS-based files using multiple workstations (ideal for video editing and multimedia). QNAP also provides a 10GbE PCIe network expansion card for Windows®/Linux® PCs to take advantage of high-speed LAN environments.
QTS–Intelligent, intuitive and creative NAS operating system
With modularized multiple applications and functions, QTS enhances management efficiency, personal productivity, multimedia, and much more, making your NAS experience easier, efficient, and more flexible! The new Qboost provides a NAS optimization tool that helps accelerate applications, free up system resources, and schedule applications. The built-in App Center with hundreds of install-on-demand apps realizes far more extensive NAS functionality. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring you optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features.
Optimized collaboration with seamless file sharing and sync
The TS-1277XU-RP centrally stores data and files, and supports SMB/CIFS, AFP and NFS protocols for file sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux®/UNIX® networks. Coupled with Qsync (a utility that turns a QNAP NAS into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization) any file uploaded to the TS-1277XU-RP will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. You can sync shared folders and team folders for group file sharing to enhance the flexibility of team projects and collaboration. Files can be centrally managed using File Station, including files from mobile devices and optical disc drives. File Station also allows you to mount a remote NAS, and transfer files between your NAS and public cloud services for greater convenience.
Complete backup planning
The TS-1277XU-RP provides a reliable, flexible backup & disaster recovery solution to assist organizations in routine backup jobs with cost-efficiency and high productivity.
Windows and Mac backup
Use the license-free QNAP NetBak Replicator utility to back up/restore Windows® files, alongside Time Machine® support for Mac® devices. It is easy, fast and convenient.
Hybrid Backup Sync
Consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan.
Snapshots for Volume & LUN
Snapshot is essential for NAS data protection, and its block-level feature makes it a dependable method for protecting data in the face of the growing threat of ransomware. The TS-1277XU-RP supports up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN, and maximum 1,024 snapshots per NAS.
With high performance, potentially huge storage capacities, integrated virtualization solutions, and support for snapshots that record the state of the system at any time, the TS-1277XU-RP are perfect for backing up virtual machines.
The new QVR Pro surveillance solution
QNAP’s new QVR Pro surveillance solution allows you to arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on TS-1277XU-RP and leverage the advantages of scalability and storage manageability from QTS. With QVR Pro, camera management, storage space allocation, camera live viewing and playback is greatly simplified. You can also use the QVR Pro Client mobile app to monitor your cameras from anywhere, or use a USB webcam as an ONVIF network camera with the QUSBCam2 app.
Note: QVR Pro supports 8 free channels for surveillance monitoring (expandable to 128 channels with additional channel license purchase).
Flexible and economical storage expansion
You need an easy solution to increase storage capacity when running out of space. QNAP provides several ways to expand your NAS storage as needed to accommodate data and business growth.
Use VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) to expand your storage capacity by using the unused storage of other QNAP NAS. Up to 8 QNAP NAS can be mounted as local disks on the TS-1277XU-RP
Upgrade RAID Capacity
Hot swap lower-capacity drives with larger-capacity drives so that your QNAP NAS can grow with your business.
Migrate to a New NAS
Install your NAS hard drives into a larger QNAP NAS and retain all your existing data and configurations.
Attach Expansion Enclosures
Connect up to 6 REXP-1620U-RP/REXP-1220U-RP* or up to 2 UX-1200U-RP/800U-RP expansion enclosures. Use the QTS Storage & Snapshots Manager to easily handle NAS capacity expansion.
* A SAS storage expansion card is required to use REXP-1620U-RP / REXP-1220U-RP expansion enclosures.
More Productivity Applications
Use the NAS as a central management platform to manage multiple QNAP NAS across multiple sites, monitor system logs, and manage NAS updates and maintenance.
Centrally manage and switch between different email accounts, back up emails to the NAS, and safeguard email security and personal privacy.
Enable remote access through NAS browsers to access local LAN resources without going through complex VPN setting.
A popular web automation service for combining QNAP NAS and mobile devices/apps to customize NAS applets.
DJ2 Live enables private live streaming through QNAP NAS with scalable live streaming to public cloud services, including Facebook, YouTube, and platforms that support RTMP endpoints.
Simplify file access, NAS management, multimedia entertainment, surveillance, and download tasks on mobile devices with QNAP mobile apps.
AMD Ryzen™ 3 1200 4-core/4-thread 3.1 GHz processor, Turbo Core 3.4 GHz
AMD Ryzen™ 5 2600 6-core/12-thread 3.4 GHz processor, Turbo Core 3.9 GHz
Graphics: Optional (with PCIe expansion card)
Encryption Engine: AES-NI
TS-1277XU-RP-1200-4G : 4 GB DDR4 (1 x 4GB)
TS-1277XU-RP-2600-8G : 8 GB DDR4 (2 x 4 GB)
64 GB (4 x 16 GB)
4 x Long-DIMM slots
(For dual- or quad-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR4 modules.)
12 x 3.5-inch SATA 6 Gbps bays
• 3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
• 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
• 2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
10 Gigabit Ethernet Port
2 x 10GbE SFP+ ports
Gigabit Ethernet Port
2 x RJ45
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
• 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Type-C
• 1 x 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Type-A
4 x USB 3.0 Type-A
Slot 1: Gen3 x8 (if Slot 2 is occuied, then the speed becomes Gen3 x4)
Slot 2: Gen3 x4
Slot 3: Gen3 x8 (if Slot 4 is occuied, then the speed becomes Gen3 x4)
Slot 4: Gen3 x4
Optional: With PCIe expansion card
Dimensions (H x W x D)
88.3 x 482 x 562 mm
Power Supply Unit
300W (x2), 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption (W)
In operation: 106.66 W
2 x 7cm fan (12V DC)
Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity
0 ~ 40˚C ( 32˚F ~ 104˚F ), 5 ~ 95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)
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.
| Stock code || IBQ-R1277XR-12x4|
| Brand || Qnap|
| Series || 19"Rack NAS|
| Model || TS-1277XU-RP-1200-4G|
| Type || 12-Bay, 2U RAID (4GB RAM, Ryzen 3 1200) + 10GbE; Redundant PSU|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 04/06/2018|
TS-1277XU-RP-1200-4G Spec Information
| Form Factor / Drive Height || 88.3 x 482 x 562 mm|
| Platter size || 3.5"|
| Platter (alternate) || 2.5"|
| RAM/Cache || 4GB|
| Guarantee || 3yr|
| Processor || AMD Ryzen™ 3 1200 4-core/4-thread 3.1 GHz processor, Turbo Core 3.4 GHz|
| CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) || 6852|
| Redundant PSU ? || |
| Total Drives || 12|
| Total Drives (alternate) || 12|
| RAID || 0:1:5:6:JBOD:|
| RAID Levels || Single disk, RAID 0 (Disk Striping), RAID 1 (Disk Mirroring), RAID 5, RAID 5+ Ho...|
| Rack size || 2|
TS-1277XU-RP-1200-4G Spec Connections
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||8|
|PCIe||PCIe v3 x4||Internal||4|
|USB3||USB3.1 gen2 type C||External||1|
|USB3||USB3 type A||External||4|
|USB3||USB3.1 gen2 type A||External||1|
| Speed/RPM || SATA to 1GbE and 10GbE Ethernet|
| Colour || Black|
| Weight (kg) || 18kg|
| Weight (bare) || 11.75kg|
| Watts || 2 x 300W|
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