Cost-effective 5GbE/2.5GbE NAS with Intel® Core i3 Processor, DDR4 Memory and SSD caching for ultimate storage performance
Powered by an 8th generation Intel® Core™ i3 processor, the high-performance TVS-672N NAS features 5GBASE-T high bandwidth, which delivers up to five times the speed of regular Gigabit Ethernet and allows for smoother 4K video transfer, display, and editing. With M.2 SSD support to enable SSD caching coupled with the HybridMount cloud storage gateway, the TVS-672N provides a hybrid cloud storage solution for you to leverage cloud spaces as local storage and access the cloud with lower latency. The TVS-672N is driven by high-quality hardware that delivers optimum performance, comprehensive multimedia features, expandable storage capacity, and numerous other NAS functions for more creativity and greater accomplishments.
Note: HybridMount Beta will be available in official release of QTS 4.4.1.
4-speed 5GBASE-T RJ45 (5G/2.5G/1G/100M) connectivity accelerates virtualization applications and file sharing across teams and devices.
M.2 PCIe (Gen 3 x2, 2 GB/s) NVMe SSD support for setting up caching or storage pools, improving file access efficiency.
PCIe expandability allows a QM2 card for adding an extra M.2 SSD, or an entry-level graphics card to accelerate NAS video processing.
4K media playback and real-time transcoding; directly watch videos on an HDTV via HDMI 2.0 (4K @60Hz) output.
HBS provides comprehensive backup and data recovery; QuDedup deduplicates the data at the source to reduce storage space usage, bandwidth usage, and backup time.
Snapshots fully record system status and data, allowing you to protect files and data from accidental deletion and malware attacks.
Intel® Core™ i3-8100T quad-core 3.1 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM (2 GB x2)
5 Times Faster with 5GBASE-T Connectivity
The TVS-672N adopts the powerful 8th generation Intel® Core™ i3-8100T quad-core 3.1 GHz processor with 4 GB dual-channel DDR4 memory (expandable to 32 GB) to deliver outstanding performance. The TVS-672N has one four-speed 5GBASE-T port (5G/2.5G/1G/100M) for connectivity up to five times faster than Gigabit Ethernet, supports SATA 6Gbps drives, and features AES-NI encryption for delivering high performance while also maintaining the security of your data. The USB Type-C port allows you to transfer large media files across devices, providing a more efficient workflow.
Follow the Wi-Fi 6 trends and upgrade to a 5GbE/2.5GbE NAS
As more laptops and access points support the Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standard, wireless bandwidth has greatly increased to 5GbE/2.5GbE, delivering much faster speeds than conventional Gigabit connections. Don’t let your NAS hinder your user experience – add a TVS-672N to your network environment to enhance your storage and access experience. You can also add 5GbE connectivity to your laptop with an affordable QNAP USB 3.0 to 5GbE adapter (QNA-UC5G1T) and directly connect to the TVS-672N to benefit from higher network speeds.
Get Performance Benefits from SSD Caching and Qtier Technology
In addition to using 2.5-inch SSDs for caching, you can utilize the two built-in M.2 SSD slots in the TVS-672N for installing PCIe (Gen 3 x2, 2 GB/s) NVMe SSDs with 2280 form factors (M.2 SSDs are sold separately). You can also add extra M.2 SSDs with a QM2 card and leverage QNAP SSD technologies to improve NAS performance.
Improve Random Data Access Speeds with an SSD Cache
SSD caches accelerate IOPS performance and reduce latency for storage volumes. They are perfect for IOPS-demanding applications (including databases and virtualization) and can significantly improve overall workflow.
Maximize the Value of SSDs with Qtier Technology
Qtier™ technology empowers the TVS-672N with auto-tiering, which helps optimize storage efficiency by automatically moving data between M.2 SSDs, 2.5-inch SSDs, and high-capacity HDDs based on data access frequency. 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 SSDs.
Freely Remove Qtier’s SSD RAID Tier
You can flexibly remove an SSD from an SSD RAID group to change or add SSDs, or change SSD RAID type or SSD type (SATA, M.2, QM2) when needed to enhance storage auto-tiering efficiency.
Install a QM2 Card and Enable SSD Caching to Optimize Performance
The TVS-672N features two PCIe Gen3 slots, allowing you to install M.2 SSDs by via QM2 expansion cards, in addition to the M.2 SSDs (sold separately) installed in the built-in M.2 SSD slots. You can configure a RAID 5/6 array to achieve a higher sequential speed or read-only cache speed similar to the performance of a RAID 10 array while maintaining higher storage efficiency.
Deduplicating Data at the Source Cuts Time and Storage Space for Multi-Version Backup
HBS consolidates backup, restoration, and synchronization into a single QTS app, easily transferring your data to local, remote, and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. With QuDedup technology that deduplicates the data at the source, the efficiency of backing up multiple versions to the destination storage is significantly improved while optimizing storage utilization. In the event of accidental data loss, HBS can also help you quickly restore your data.
Low Latency Access to Cloud Data with Cloud Storage Gateways
The TVS-672N perfectly integrates NAS with mainstream cloud services. By deploying cloud storage gateways and enabling local caching on the NAS, you can seamlessly use the cloud for storage, backup, and data recovery with low-latency access, providing an innovative hybrid cloud experience.
File-Based Cloud Gateway
Flexibly expand your storage capacity by connecting to cloud storage. You can leverage QTS apps to manage and edit your cloud files or monitor multimedia files. HybridMount is ideal for file server online collaboration and file-level data analysis.
Note: HybridMount Beta will be available in official release of QTS 4.4.1.
Block-Based Cloud Gateway
VJBOD Cloud supports mounting object cloud storage as a block-based volume or LUN on a NAS. Block-based data transmission uploads random data and large files to the cloud in blocks, and only block-based volume or LUN changes such as addition, modification, or deletion will be transmitted. This is ideal for enterprise-level applications with large file transfer requirements, such as databases, VM volumes, and videos.
Ultimate Visual Experience with 4K HDMI Output and Viewing on Mobile Devices
The TVS-672N has an HDMI 2.0 port that supports 4K (3840 x 2160) 60Hz output, providing higher resolution and color realism for greater media entertainment. By connecting the TVS-672N to an HDTV via the HDMI output, you can directly view multimedia content saved on the NAS on a bigger screen. You can also download and install versatile multimedia apps from Ubuntu® Software Center through QNAP Linux Station. QNAP's HD Station also allows users to directly enjoy multimedia using HD Player or third-party players like Plex® Home Theater. Featuring advanced Intel® UHD Graphics 630, the TVS-672N provides high-quality 4K (H.264) video transcoding, and you can easily convert videos to universal file formats that can be smoothly played on multiple devices*.
*The TVS-672N’s hardware provides H.264 /H.265 hardware decoding, encoding, and transcoding capabilities. However, playback quality may vary due to factors including playback software, file formats, system usage, and available bandwidth.
Safeguard Your Environment with QVR Pro
QNAP’s QVR Pro surveillance solution allows you to arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the TVS-672N and leverage the advantages of scalable storage. QVR Pro greatly simplifies camera management, storage space allocation, camera live view, and playback. You can also use USB webcams as network cameras with the QUSBCam2 app to remotely monitor your surveillance feeds any time with QVR Pro Client’s companion mobile app.
Easy Photo Management with QuMagie-Enabled AI Automated Photo Categorization
QuMagie brings you a brand-new photo management experience. By integrating an AI deep-learning algorithm, QuMagie enables facial recognition, object identification, and geography tagging of photos on your NAS. Similar photos are grouped together in the AI Albums (i.e., People, Things, and Places). Other useful features include a built-in timeline scroll, customizable folder covers, and a powerful search tool, providing you with the ultimate photo management and sharing solution.
Protect Data with Snapshots
Snapshots help protect your data by fully recording the NAS system state and metadata. If a file is accidentally deleted or modified, you can use snapshots from Storage & Snapshots Manager or File Station to quickly restore files to their previously recorded state. QNAP snapshots are block-based and only record modified data. Not only does this save storage space, but it also reduces the time required to back up and restore data. The TVS-672N supports up to 256 snapshots per volume/LUN and up to 1,024 snapshots in total.
Optimized Collaboration with Seamless File Sharing and Sync
The TVS-672N 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 QNAP NAS utility that transforms your NAS into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization, any file uploaded to the TVS-672N will be made available to all linked devices, such as computers, laptops, and 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.
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.
Run multiple Windows®, Linux®, UNIX®, and Android™ virtual machines and access them via web browser or Virtual Network Computing (VNC). Businesses can run virtualized server applications on a single NAS without the need for additional physical servers.
Experience LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry®, import and export containers, and create abundant microservices.
Extend Hardware Warranty by up to 5 Years
The TVS-672N is backed by a 2-year warranty at no extra cost. If needed, you can purchase a warranty extension that increases your coverage by up to five years.
Intel® Core™ i3-8100T 4-core 3.1 GHz Processor
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Floating Point Unit
4 GB SODIMM DDR4 (2 x 2 GB)
32 GB ( 2 x 16 GB)
2 x SO-DIMM DDR4
5GB (Dual boot OS protection)
6 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s
3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
M.2 SSD Slot
2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3 x2 slots
SSD Cache Acceleration Support
Gigabit Ethernet Port (RJ45)
10 Gigabit/ 5 Gigabit Ethernet Port
1 x 5GbE(5G/2.5G/1G/100M Multi-gigabit)
Slot 1: PCIe Gen 3 x16 (CPU)
Slot 2: PCIe Gen 3 x4 (PCH)
USB 3.0 port
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Port
2 x Type-C USB 3.1 Gen2 5V/3A 10Gbps
2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen2 5V/1A 10Gbps
(QNAP RM-IR004 & MCE)
1, HDMI 2.0 (up to 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz)
1 x 3.5mm microphone input jacks
1 x built-in speaker, 1 x 3.5mm line out jack (for ampfliers or speakers)
HDD 1-6, Status, LAN, USB port, M.2 port
LCD Display/ Button
Power, Reset, USB Copy
188.2 × 264.3 × 279.6 mm
0 - 40 °C (32°F - 104°F)
5-95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)
Power Supply Unit
Power Consumption: HDD Sleep Mode
Power Consumption: Operating Mode, Typical
With WD10EFRX drives fully populated
System: 2 x 9.2cm fan (12V DC)
CPU: 2 x 6cm blower fan
Voice prompts or Buzzer
Kensington Security Slot
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-672N-4G|
| Brand || Qnap|
| Series || Desktop NAS|
| Model || TVS-672N-i3-4G|
| Type || 6-Bay RAID (4GB RAM, Core i3) + 5G|
| UPC || 885022018048|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 14/08/2019|
TVS-672N-i3-4G Spec Information
| Form Factor / Drive Height || 188.2 × 264.3 × 279.6 mm|
| Platter size || 3.5"|
| Platter (alternate) || 2.5"|
| RAM/Cache || 4GB|
| Guarantee || 2yr|
| Processor || Intel® CoreTM i3-8100T Quad Core 3.1 GHz|
| CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) || 5397|
| Total Drives || 6|
| Total Drives (alternate) || 6|
| RAID || 0:1:5:6:JBOD:|
| RAID Levels || Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10|
TVS-672N-i3-4G Spec Connections
|PCIe||PCIe v3 x16||Internal||1|
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||6|
|PCIe||PCIe v3 x4||Internal||1|
|USB3||USB3.1 gen2 type C||External||2|
|USB3||USB3.1 gen2 type A||External||2|
| Speed/RPM || 6Gb/s to 1GbE and 5GbE Gigabit Ethernet|
| Weight (kg) || 8.07kg|
| Weight (bare) || 6.5kg|
| Colour || Black|
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Qnap Desktop NAS TVS 672N i3 4G reviews
What is the maximum storage TVS-672N-i3-4G NAS can handle?
29/10/2020 | Guest
It is better to ask SPAN for free compatibility checks. But as today you could fill it with 6X 18TB Seagate Ironwolf. This would give you a total raw storage of 108TB
Can I use any drives with this NAS?
28/10/2020 | Guest
Yes, but we would recommend to use WD Red or Seagate Ironwolf. They consume less energy and generate less vibration and noise.
Can I add a 2TB HDD and a 2nd one later with RAID1?
27/10/2020 | Guest
Yes, you can migrate from Basic single disk to RAID 1
Can I upgrade the RAM on this NAS?
26/10/2020 | Guest
Looking at the specs, this NAS should allow RAM upgrade. Ask SPAN.COM for free compatibility checks.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price for TVS-672N-i3-4G?Link to a TVS-672N-i3-4G review page Is this enclosure suitable for a SSD - such as Samsung EVO SATA III SSD
25/10/2020 | Guest
Yes, it will work with Samsung, WD or Seagate SSD. In fact this will improve the internal speed and make apps run faster.
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