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6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
2GB RAM
AL-324
2yr Warranty
Description
TS-832X

due for release in April 2018

Cost-effective 10GbE NAS, expandable PCIe wireless network adapter turned WiFi base station

The TS-832X supports 8 hard drives and is a powerful, cost-effective quad-core NAS solution. With built-in 10GbE SFP+ dual-network ports, you can easily enjoy enterprise-class 10GbE high-speed transmission at a popular price. It also supports Qtier. TM Automatically layered storage ARM architecture NAS with both capacity and performance. Diversified PCIe expandability adds NAS application potential, and with QNAP's new PCIe wireless network card QWA-AC2600 (coming soon), the TS-832X can become a dedicated wireless base station, allowing multiple devices to enjoy direct access to the NAS's proprietary network frequency width.



TS-832X-8G   processor AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-324 Quad Core 1.7GHz ARM® Cortex-A57 Processor, 64-bit Hardware encryption acceleration   Standard system memory 8GB DDR4 2400 (1 x 8 GB) Maximum expandable memory 16 GB (1 x 16 GB) Memory slots 1 x SODIMM slot Flash memory 512 MB NAND Flash Support hard drive quantity 8 3.5-inch/2.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s HDD or SSD with hot-swappable support 10 Gigabit Ethernet 埠 2 x 10GbE SFP+ Gigabit Ethernet 埠 2 x Gigabit RJ45 USB port 3 x USB 3.0 (Front: 1; Rear: 2) PCIe expansion slot Slot 1: Gen2 x1 (Wi-fi AIC only) 
Slot 2: Gen2 x2 Sound source 1 x speaker; 1 x 3.5 mm line-out jack 
Note: Speaker and line-out jack cannot be used at the same time LED indicator Status/Power, Network, USB, Hard Disk 1 - 8 Buttons Power, reset, USB single-button backup Warning tone Wisdom voice prompts model desktop Size (height x width x depth) 188.2 x 329.3 x 279.6 mm 
7.41 x 12.96 x 11.01 inch weight Net weight: 6.52 kg (14.37 lbs) fan System: 2 x 120 mm Smart Fan (12V DC) 
processor: 1 x 60 mm power supply 250W, 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 3.5A Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity 0 ~ 40 ̊C (32 ̊F ~ 104 ̊F), 5~95% non-condensing environment, wet bulb temperature: 27 ̊C (80.6 ̊F) Other interfaces Kensington Security Lock Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. If the NAS device has multiple memory modules, use the QNAP module of the same specifications. 
Warning: Using unsupported modules may reduce performance, cause errors, or make the operating system unbootable. 
* Noise value test environment: 
Reference standard: ISO 7779; Load the maximum number of hard disks depending on the number of Bays; Measured by Bystander Position; Take average data at one meter in front of the machine. 
Unicom Technology reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice. .
Specifications
Specifications

General

Stock code IBQ-832X-2G
Brand Qnap
Series Desktop NAS
Model TS-832X-2G
Type 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+
ROHS Y
Date added 03/04/2018

TS-832X-2G Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 188.2 x 329.3 x 279.6 mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
RAM/Cache 2GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor AL-324
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) low
Total Drives 8
Total Drives (alternate) 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10

TS-832X-2G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN10GbE SFP+External2
LAN1GbE RJ45External2
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
PCIePCIe v2 x2Internal2
USB3USB3.0 type A (host)External3

Software

TS-832X-2G Speed

Speed/RPM 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 10kg
Weight (bare) 6.52kg
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Qnap Desktop NAS TS-832X-2G 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+
Qnap Desktop NAS TS-832X-2G 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+
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Qnap
Desktop NAS
TS-832X-2G
8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+



RAM 8GB2GB

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Qnap Desktop NAS TS-832X-2G 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+


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6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
2GB RAM
AL-324
2yr Warranty


TS-832X

due for release in April 2018


Cost-effective 10GbE NAS, expandable PCIe wireless network adapter turned WiFi base station

The TS-832X supports 8 hard drives and is a powerful, cost-effective quad-core NAS solution. With built-in 10GbE SFP+ dual-network ports, you can easily enjoy enterprise-class 10GbE high-speed transmission at a popular price. It also supports Qtier. TM Automatically layered storage ARM architecture NAS with both capacity and performance. Diversified PCIe expandability adds NAS application potential, and with QNAP's new PCIe wireless network card QWA-AC2600 (coming soon), the TS-832X can become a dedicated wireless base station, allowing multiple devices to enjoy direct access to the NAS's proprietary network frequency width.



TS-832X-8G  
processor AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-324 Quad Core 1.7GHz ARM® Cortex-A57 Processor, 64-bit
Hardware encryption acceleration  
Standard system memory 8GB DDR4 2400 (1 x 8 GB)
Maximum expandable memory 16 GB (1 x 16 GB)
Memory slots 1 x SODIMM slot
Flash memory 512 MB NAND Flash
Support hard drive quantity 8 3.5-inch/2.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s HDD or SSD with hot-swappable support
10 Gigabit Ethernet 埠 2 x 10GbE SFP+
Gigabit Ethernet 埠 2 x Gigabit RJ45
USB port 3 x USB 3.0 (Front: 1; Rear: 2)
PCIe expansion slot Slot 1: Gen2 x1 (Wi-fi AIC only) 
Slot 2: Gen2 x2
Sound source 1 x speaker; 1 x 3.5 mm line-out jack 
Note: Speaker and line-out jack cannot be used at the same time
LED indicator Status/Power, Network, USB, Hard Disk 1 - 8
Buttons Power, reset, USB single-button backup
Warning tone Wisdom voice prompts
model desktop
Size (height x width x depth) 188.2 x 329.3 x 279.6 mm 
7.41 x 12.96 x 11.01 inch
weight Net weight: 6.52 kg (14.37 lbs)
fan System: 2 x 120 mm Smart Fan (12V DC) 
processor: 1 x 60 mm
power supply 250W, 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 3.5A
Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity 0 ~ 40 ̊C (32 ̊F ~ 104 ̊F), 5~95% non-condensing environment, wet bulb temperature: 27 ̊C (80.6 ̊F)
Other interfaces Kensington Security Lock
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. If the NAS device has multiple memory modules, use the QNAP module of the same specifications. 
Warning: Using unsupported modules may reduce performance, cause errors, or make the operating system unbootable. 
* Noise value test environment: 
Reference standard: ISO 7779; Load the maximum number of hard disks depending on the number of Bays; Measured by Bystander Position; Take average data at one meter in front of the machine. 
Unicom Technology reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice. .



TS-832X-2G 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-832X-2G
Brand Qnap
Series Desktop NAS
Model TS-832X-2G
Type 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) + 10GbE SFP+
ROHS Y
Date added 03/04/2018

TS-832X-2G Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 188.2 x 329.3 x 279.6 mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
RAM/Cache 2GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor AL-324
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) low
Total Drives 8
Total Drives (alternate) 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10

TS-832X-2G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN10GbE SFP+External2
LAN1GbE RJ45External2
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
PCIePCIe v2 x2Internal2
USB3USB3.0 type A (host)External3

Software

TS-832X-2G Speed

Speed/RPM 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 10kg
Weight (bare) 6.52kg
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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

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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


Thank you


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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. 


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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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