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|design||There are not many 6 Bay HDD NAS Servers out there - with the marketing being more interested in 2, 4 and 8 Bay NAS services. But the TVS-673 NAS is easily the best looking and most compact we have ever seen. In terms of the design, this 6 Bay NAS is a fantastic little device.|
|features||You name it, this NAS can do it. This QNAP NAS represents years of experience from QNAP and is one of the most impressive NAS devices available in 2017.|
|performance||The QNAP TVS-673 achieved high scores in Plex, Surveillance, Streaming, 4K Playback and Native transcoding. As well as hosting several VMs very well.|
|value||Starting around the £900+ mark without VAT - it may not be a cost effective NAS, but you will struggle to find a more powerful and functional NAS for your home or business in 2017 - we highly recommend this NAS.|
|design||It's heavy! Both in terms of physical weight and in it's foot-print. The energy consumption and noise (if you install enterprise class drives) are larger than average and if these two factors will bother you - then perhaps you should look at the TS-653A from QNAP.|
|features||The only feature missing from the TVS-673 is Thunderbolt2 NAS connectivity|
|performance||The 2 PCIe slots included are useful but one is occupied with the USB 3.1 Gen 2 2x port card. It is a fantastically useful port - BUT it is a shame that it is advertised as 2 PCIe slots but one is taken by default.|
|value||The Absence of Thunderbolt is a shame - even as an optional PCIe card.|
The Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-673-8G 6-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM) + USB QuickAccess 12TBis Network Attached NAS Storage device. It features a AMD R Series RX-421BD quad-core 2.1 GHz (Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz) CPU and with 8GB RAM providing outstanding performance for those looking for a cost effective Network Storage option. This Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-673-8G is backed with Qnap’s 2yr limited warranty.Out of the box this NAS can handle 6 x 3.5" hard drives / SSDs, giving it a maximum capacity of 84TB via 14TB drives.
This Qnap NAS includes the best Seagate hard drives to work with this box. The perfect foundation for building maximum density server to be run 24/7.
Seagate NAS drives have been rigorously tested in high read and write Network Attached Storage Environments. This results in increased performance and efficiency within your TVS-673-8G NAS server device.
Combining Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-673-8G and 6 Seagate hard disks will provide you with a solid, long term Network-Attached Storage solution ranging from simply media file access, Apple Time Machine, complex Surveillance and Synchronisation abilities, as well as the utilization of VMware and ISCSI.
|Comparison||Qtier||SSD Cache||Full SSD|
|1.Available SSD Space||Expandable as needed||Limited by available memory*||Expandable as needed|
|4.Data Migration Method||Scheduled||Automatic||-|
|5.Data migration Mechanism||Moves data to different tiers depending on access frequency||Replicates frequently-accessed data to SSD storage||All 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.|
|Type||6-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM) + USB QuickAccess|
|Form factor / drive height||279.6 mm x 264.3 x 188.2 mm|
|Processor||AMD R Series RX-421BD quad-core 2.1 GHz (Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz)|
|CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net)||4740|
|Total Drives (alternate)||6|
|RAID Levels||Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10|
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||6|
|PCIe||PCIe v3 x4||Internal||2|
|USB3||USB3.1 type A (host)||External||2|
|USB3||USB3.0 type A (host)||External||4|
|Speed/RPM||6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)|
Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-1263U-RP-4G 12-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM, Quad Core AMD) +10GbE; Redundant PSU ||
Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-871-i5-8G 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM, Core i5) ||
Qnap 19"Rack NAS TVS-871U-RP-i3-4G 8-Bay, 2U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM, Core i3) ||
Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-673-64G 6-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (64GB RAM) + USB QuickAccess ||
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