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TS-873U
Built-in two 10GbE SFP + network port high-performance NAS solution

TS-873U equipped with high-performance AMD R series quad-core processor, with two 10GbE SFP + network port, support AES-NI accelerated encryption engine and up to 64GB DDR4 memory, and built-in two M.2 SATA 6Gb / s SSD Port, enabling SSD cache with Qtier ™ technology to provide full-time storage acceleration for cost-effective 10GbE high-performance rack-mount NAS. TS-873U fully meet the small and medium enterprises to establish a private cloud, cross-platform file sharing, data backup and recovery, iSCSI and virtualization applications and other needs, is to build 10GbE network environment, the best storage solution.

NAS and iSCSI-SAN (IP-SAN) unified storage program Dual port 10GbE high-speed network transmission, suitable for virtualization applications and high-definition audio and video editing and sharing Improved support for virtualization and software container applications, centralized storage, backup, sharing, and disaster recovery VPN server & VPN client, to ensure network access security Combined with Qfiling automatic archiving, Qsirch NAS full-text search tool, and QmailAgent e-mail distributor The new QVR Pro monitors video solutions, allowing NAS to maintain a separate configuration of the video space, while enjoying the QTS storage management advantages Can be connected to QNAP storage expansion device or through the network virtual storage expansion cabinet (VJBOD) flexibility to expand the total storage space

Order number TS-873U-64G TS-873U-16G TS-873U-8G processor AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz Processor with Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz Hardware encryption engine Yes, AES-NI Standard system memory 64GB DDR4 (4 x 16GB) 16GB DDR4 (2 x 8GB) 8GB DDR4 (2 x 4GB) Maximum scalable memory 64GB (4 x 16GB) Number of memory slots 4 x UDIMM DDR4 
(for two or four DIMM configurations, you need to install pairs of DDR4 memory with the same speed, capacity, and chip type) Flash memory 512MB DOM Support for hard disk type 8 x 3.5 "/ 2.5" SATA 6Gb / s HDDs / SSDs M.2 SSD port 2 x M.2 2280 SATA 6Gb / s SSDs 10GbE network port 2 x 10GbE SFP + network port GbE network port 4 x Gigabit RJ45 network port PCIe expansion slot 1 x PCIe Gen 3 (x4), preloaded with a dual port 10GbE SFP + network card USB port 2 x USB 3.0 port 
4 x USB 2.0 port LED indicator Power / Status, Network, USB, Hard Drive 1 - 8 button Power / status, system reset System maintenance port 1 x 3.5mm console port Models 2U rack type Size (H x W x D) 89 x 482 x 534 mm 
3.5 x 18.98 x 21.02 inch net weight 9.86 kg (21.74 lbs.) 9.83 kg (21.67 lbs.) 9.83 kg (21.67 lbs.) Operating temperature & relative humidity 0 ~ 40˚C (32˚F ~ 104˚F), 5 ~ 95% non-condensing environment, wet bulb temperature: 27˚C. power supply 250W, 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz Silent fan 2 x 70mm, 12V DC
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Stock code IBQ-R873-16G
Brand Qnap
Series 19"Rack NAS
Model TS-873U-16G
Type 8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE
ROHS Y
Date added 26/06/2017

TS-873U-16G Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 89 x 482 x 534 mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
RAM/Cache 16GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz Processor with Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) 4857
Total Drives 8
Total Drives (alternate) 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels RAID 0,1,5,6,10, 5/6/10+spare, JBOD, single
Rack size 2

TS-873U-16G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN1GbE RJ45External4
LAN10GbE SFP+External2
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
M.2M.2 SATAInternal2
USB3USB3 type A (host)External2
USB2USB2 type A (host)External4

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TS-873U-16G Speed

Speed/RPM SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 15kg
Weight (bare) 9.86kg
Watts 250W
External Length (mm) 630cm
External Width (mm) 660cm
External Height (mm) 180cm
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Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-873U-16G 8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE
Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-873U-16G 8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE
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8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE



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Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-873U-16G 8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE


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Qnap TS873U16G Key features


SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
16GB RAM
AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz Processor with Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz
2yr Warranty


TS-873U
Built-in two 10GbE SFP + network port high-performance NAS solution

TS-873U equipped with high-performance AMD R series quad-core processor, with two 10GbE SFP + network port, support AES-NI accelerated encryption engine and up to 64GB DDR4 memory, and built-in two M.2 SATA 6Gb / s SSD Port, enabling SSD cache with Qtier ™ technology to provide full-time storage acceleration for cost-effective 10GbE high-performance rack-mount NAS. TS-873U fully meet the small and medium enterprises to establish a private cloud, cross-platform file sharing, data backup and recovery, iSCSI and virtualization applications and other needs, is to build 10GbE network environment, the best storage solution.

  • NAS and iSCSI-SAN (IP-SAN) unified storage program
  • Dual port 10GbE high-speed network transmission, suitable for virtualization applications and high-definition audio and video editing and sharing
  • Improved support for virtualization and software container applications, centralized storage, backup, sharing, and disaster recovery
  • VPN server & VPN client, to ensure network access security
  • Combined with Qfiling automatic archiving, Qsirch NAS full-text search tool, and QmailAgent e-mail distributor
  • The new QVR Pro monitors video solutions, allowing NAS to maintain a separate configuration of the video space, while enjoying the QTS storage management advantages
  • Can be connected to QNAP storage expansion device or through the network virtual storage expansion cabinet (VJBOD) flexibility to expand the total storage space


Order number TS-873U-64G TS-873U-16G TS-873U-8G
processor AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz Processor with Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz
Hardware encryption engine Yes, AES-NI
Standard system memory 64GB DDR4 (4 x 16GB) 16GB DDR4 (2 x 8GB) 8GB DDR4 (2 x 4GB)
Maximum scalable memory 64GB (4 x 16GB)
Number of memory slots 4 x UDIMM DDR4 
(for two or four DIMM configurations, you need to install pairs of DDR4 memory with the same speed, capacity, and chip type)
Flash memory 512MB DOM
Support for hard disk type 8 x 3.5 "/ 2.5" SATA 6Gb / s HDDs / SSDs
M.2 SSD port 2 x M.2 2280 SATA 6Gb / s SSDs
10GbE network port 2 x 10GbE SFP + network port
GbE network port 4 x Gigabit RJ45 network port
PCIe expansion slot 1 x PCIe Gen 3 (x4), preloaded with a dual port 10GbE SFP + network card
USB port 2 x USB 3.0 port 
4 x USB 2.0 port
LED indicator Power / Status, Network, USB, Hard Drive 1 - 8
button Power / status, system reset
System maintenance port 1 x 3.5mm console port
Models 2U rack type
Size (H x W x D) 89 x 482 x 534 mm 
3.5 x 18.98 x 21.02 inch
net weight 9.86 kg (21.74 lbs.) 9.83 kg (21.67 lbs.) 9.83 kg (21.67 lbs.)
Operating temperature & relative humidity 0 ~ 40˚C (32˚F ~ 104˚F), 5 ~ 95% non-condensing environment, wet bulb temperature: 27˚C.
power supply 250W, 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz
Silent fan 2 x 70mm, 12V DC



TS-873U-16G Qtier
ComparisonQtierSSD CacheFull SSD
1.Available SSD Space Expandable as needed Limited by available memory* Expandable as needed
2.Price LowLowHigh
3.Applicable storage Volume/LUN Volume/LUN Volume/LUN
4.Data Migration Method ScheduledAutomatic-
5.Data migration Mechanism Moves data to different tiers depending on access frequencyReplicates frequently-accessed data to SSD storageAll data stored on SSDs
6.Application Scenarios Used for predictable I/O workloads such as file/web/email servers, application virtualization or video editing.Used for highly frequent data access environment such as application virtualization or video editing.Used for applications requiring fast/intensive I/O such as databases or virtualized environments.

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Specifications

General

Stock code IBQ-R873-16G
Brand Qnap
Series 19"Rack NAS
Model TS-873U-16G
Type 8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, AMD RX-421ND) +10GbE
ROHS Y
Date added 26/06/2017

TS-873U-16G Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 89 x 482 x 534 mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
RAM/Cache 16GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor AMD R Series RX-421ND Quad Core 2.1 GHz Processor with Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) 4857
Total Drives 8
Total Drives (alternate) 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels RAID 0,1,5,6,10, 5/6/10+spare, JBOD, single
Rack size 2

TS-873U-16G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN1GbE RJ45External4
LAN10GbE SFP+External2
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
M.2M.2 SATAInternal2
USB3USB3 type A (host)External2
USB2USB2 type A (host)External4

Software

TS-873U-16G Speed

Speed/RPM SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 15kg
Weight (bare) 9.86kg
Watts 250W
External Length (mm) 630cm
External Width (mm) 660cm
External Height (mm) 180cm
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16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Is there a difference between network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and nas drive?

There is no physical difference between a network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and NAS drive, the MAIN difference is about the use of the equipment. So:

A Network Drive is a area on storage that is useable to anyone on the network and will be visible to the device you are using if you have the correct login/password.

A Backup Drive is a storage device is a area of NAS or DAS storage that is used JUST for backups and only for writing, not reading - it backs up one or multiple devices on a regular basis.


A Network Hard Drive is the same as a network drive, but instead of a portion of online storage that is network/internet accessible, it is an entire disk drive. Much larger and often includes a RAID drive acting as a fall-back.

A NAS Drive can do all of the above. It can be set up to be a backup drive for all your devices, it can make either a portion or ALL of the storage available over the internet or network, it can do all of these at the same time and can give you much, much more access options thanks to NAS software from the likes of QNAP, Synology, WD, Asustor, Buffalo and Drobo.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a server at home?

A server at home is a network attached storage device (NAS) that is like a computer, but with the emphasis on storage space. They can be purchased for as little as £100 and mean all your data can be accessed, used and backed up to and from overt the internet or your home network (WiFi etc). Bigger and more expensive home servers can do more, such as virtual computers, surveillance recording and multimedia access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is meant by diskless NAS?

A Diskless NAS means that it a network storage device that is sold without any Hard Drives inside. Many NAS Brands like WD and Buffalo will only sell their NAS server devices with Drives already installed - this can often increase the price significantly, as well as limit the Hard Drives you want to install. A diskless NAS is a device that you can choose which drives, how many and the capacity you want and install them yourself, for a more bespoke NAS storage device. Installing the Hard Drives is very easy and you can often save a lot of time and improve your long term storage by choosing a diskless NAS and selecting the drives yourself.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS external hard drive?

A NAS external Hard Drive is an external storage device that, unlike USB 3.0 and eSATA external Hard Drives, is accessed used the internet or your home network. So that means you can access the contents (DATA) of the NAS on your iPhone, iPad, Smart TV, PS4, XBOX One, Sonos Sound System, Bose system, Laptop, Smartphone and pretty much any DLNA enabled device without having to connect to it with a cable. Meaning you do not need to carry duplicates of all your data on all your devices, but can have one central NAS storage devices that all the other devices can access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do I connect to my NAS remotely?

You can connect to your NAS server remotely with the mobile applications that are free with your NAS Brand manufacturer for iOS and Android. Alternatively you can use a number of desktop applications from the big brands QNAP and Synology NAS to access your device remotely. Lastly you can create a network and internet accessible drive with iSCSI and then setup software (Virtual Machine, backup, Surveillance and more) on your Mac or Windows machine to read and write to the NAS remotely.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drive used for?

A NAS drive can be used for the following:

Apple Time Machine Backups
Synchronized Backups of Windows and Android devices
A Plex Media Server
DLNA Media Server
Download Server
Printer Server
Virtual Machine Deployment
Email Server
CRM and/or CMS System
A CCTV IP Camera Enabled Surveillance station for your home or office
File Server
and more...


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What are the different types of RAID?

The most popular and recommended RAID levels for a 2-Bay NAS and 4-Bay NAS from Synology and QNAP are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a RAID hard drive?

A RAID Hard drive is a Hard Disk Drive that is designed to be used in a RAID configuration - in simple terms it is a drive that can be installed with multiple other drives of the same type (such as WD Red RAID Drives, WD Purples Surveillance RAID Drives and Seagate Ironwolf NAS RAID Drives). These are designed to be on for long periods of time and for handling data that is shared and/or duplicated across multiple drives at once - constructed with better vibration, head and access controls). Most other drives are designed to work on their own.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is raid on a NAS?

RAID on a NAS is a means to protect yourself from losing your data due to hard drive failure. Hard Drives are the 2nd most vulnerable area of a NAS device and if a drive fails and you do not have a copy of the data elsewhere, you will most likely lose it all. RAID gives you a safety net (called REDUNDANCY) which means you can afford to lose 1, 2 or even 3 hard drives with the right configuration. The most common options are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

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What is a personal cloud storage device?

A personal Cloud storage device is a piece of Hardware, Like a NAS, that gives you the access, freedom, speed and utility of popular 3rd party cloud providers such as Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Amazon S3 and more. However unlike those providers that hold your data on a server farm hundreds or thousands of miles away, where you it can be broken into, a Personal Cloud (NAS) lives in your home/office and can be protected with both bespoke AES-256bit encryption, individual login credentials and if the worst case scenario, can be simply unplugged from the network/internet.


It is also considerably cheaper in the long term.


 

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How do you connect to a NAS?

You can connect to a device in several ways:


- You can connect to a NAS via your home network as long as it is connected to the same router/switch that your other devices are connected to, via cable or over Wi-Fi (the devices, not the NAS)


- You can connect over the internet using the NAS manufacturer’s respective software on desktop or mobile platforms for Mac, Windows and Android devices


- You can also access the data as a network drive (where the location of the drive with be an IP - 192.168. etc.) and then the drive can be read and written to as needed


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How does a NAS device work?

Excellent Question. A NAS devices like a computer that is dedicated to storing data that is made accessible across all your internet enabled devices. It connects to your home network (in simple terms, the internet connected network in your home or office) and makes the data that is store on it accessible. You can also access the data from outside the phone via WiFi at hotspots and other buildings, or via your mobile 3G or 4G internet connection.

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Do you really need a NAS?

If you have data spread across multiple devices without a single backup location, then YES, you really do need a NAS drive. As it will make backing up with multiple devices easier, more automated and reliable.


If you are a business with large amounts of data that needs to be accessible quickly, across multiple machines or outside your office environment for off-site staff or clients, then YES you needs a NAS.


If you want your internet accessible data to be 100% inaccessible when needed (for security) and are considering a Cloud provider or a NAS, BUY A NAS!!! It is cheaper in the long run and can have individual and bespoke security measures. 


 

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What is a NAS drives for home?

A NAS drive for Home is the means of storing your data in a central location that can be used for more home and entertainment based applications. Often these are 2-Bay or 4-Bay NAS Devices that support applications such as Plex, DLNA Server support, Backups like Apple Time Machine and Surveillance over IP cameras from companies such as Edimax and Reolink. The Hard drives in a NAS Drive for Home are recommended to be WD Red NAS Drives or Seagate Ironwolf NAS drives.


 



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