NAS that Feature HDMI 2.0 Ports in 2018

A Guide to NAS that Include a 4K HDMI 2.0 Port

With so many NAS servers now arriving with HDMI ports, all promising to playback 4K, it is easy to forget that HDMI arrives in several versions and if you want true 4K HDMI output, you need to ensure you buy a NAS server that features HDMI 2.0. Always check that in the specification for FULL 4K. HDMI 1.4 is able to playback 4K video, but HDMI 2.0 can delivery much higher quality 4K video without compromising both resolution and frames per second, reaching highs of 50-60FPS frames per second.

Which NAS arrive with HDMI 2.0 in 2018?

Below are a few of the very best NAS server devices available right now with HDMI. I will add more as they are released from the guys at QNAP, ASUSTOR and Thecus and I test them at NASCompares. Enjoy and I hope this list helps you.

The Best Home and Business HDMI 2.0 NAS – QNAP TVS-682

QNAP
Desktop NAS

TVS-682-i3-8G
6-Bay (4x 3.5″, 2x 2.5″)

Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-682-i3-8G 6-Bay (4x 3.5", 2x 2.5"), RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM, Core i3)

8GB RAM
Dual-core Intel® Core
i3-6100 3.7 GHz
2yr Warranty

  • Built-in M.2 SATA 6Gb/s slots & 2.5” SSD slots
  • Qtier technology and SSD cache enable 24/7 optimized storage efficiency
  • The Network & Virtual Switch app assists network traffic distribution, and re-routes dedicated bandwidth for diverse applications
  • Triple HDMI output (including one HDMI 2.0) for smooth 4K video playback

  • Scalable design with economical QNAP storage expansion enclosures
  • Virtual JBOD (VJBOD) allows to use QNAP NAS to expand the  TVS-682’s storage capacity
  • Supports QPulse™ unified remote server management, QvPC technology, virtual machine and container applications, and storage for virtualization

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The Best 2-Bay HDMI 2.0 4K NAS – The Asustor AS6302T

 The Asusor 

AS6302T

productIntel Celeron J3355

Dual-Core 2.0 GHz

(brust up 2.5GHz)

2GB SO-DIMM DDR3L

Expandable. Max 8GB

3 Year Warranty

 

  • HDD: 2x HDD 2.5″ / 3.5″ SATA II/ III or SSD
  • Maximum Internal Raw Capacity: 20 TB  (10 TB HDD X 2, Capacity may vary by RAID types)
  • Expansion: USB 3.0 x 4 (Type A x3, Type C x1)
  • Network: Gigabit Ethernet x 2
  • Output: HDMI 2.0 x 1, S/PDIF x1
  • System Fan: 70mm x 1
  • Infrared Receiver
  • Audio Output: S/PDIF
  • Power Supply Unit / Adapter: 65W x1
  • Input Power Voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Certification: FCC, CE, VCCI, BSMI, C-TICK

 

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The Best QNAP POWERHOUSE NAS with HDMI 2.0 – The TVS-1282

QNAP
TVS-1282-i3-8G

12-Bay (8x 3.5″, 4x 2.5″), RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM, Core i3)

Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-1282-i3-8G 12-Bay (8x 3.5", 4x 2.5"), RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM, Core i3)

Also Can be Purchased with Thunderbolt 3 over USB-C

Lowest Available Speciication
TVS-1282-i3-8G – £1,390+ ex.VAT
8GB RAM
Quad-core Intel® Core™ i3-6100 3.7 GHz
2yr Warranty
Highest Available Specification
TVS-1282-i7-64G-450W£3,200+ ex.VAT
64GB RAM
Quad-core Intel® Core™ i7-6700 3.4 GHz
2yr Warrant

tiered nas solution

  • Built-in M.2 SATA 6Gb/s slots & 2.5” SSD slots
  • Qtier technology and SSD cache enable 24/7 optimized storage efficiency
  • The Network & Virtual Switch app assists network traffic distribution, and re-routes dedicated bandwidth for diverse applications
  • Triple HDMI output (including one HDMI 2.0) for smooth 4K video playback
  • Scalable design with economical QNAP storage expansion enclosures
  • Virtual JBOD (VJBOD) allows to use QNAP NAS to expand the  TVS-1282’s storage capacity
  • Supports QPulse™ unified remote server management, QvPC technology, virtual machine and container applications, and storage for virtualization
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The Best ASUSTOR 4-Bay HDMI 2.0 NAS – The AS6404T NAS

Asustor NAS

AS6404T 4-Bay

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  • Enhanced CPU and GPU provides comprehensive performance upgrades
  • 8 GB of expandable dual-channel memory
  • Utilizes the latest HDMI 2.0 and USB 3.0 Type-C specifications
  • Unique WOW (Wake-on-WAN) function provides flexible power control and access

SB Type-C Ports Allow you to Connect to a New Generation of Devices. In addition to the existing USB 3.0 Type-A ports, the AS63/64 series devices have added two-way Type-C ports that allow your NAS to easily connect to a new generation of devices, quickly completing transfers of large multimedia files

  • CPU: Intel Celeron J3455 Quad-Core 1.5 GHz (brust up 2.3GHz) Processor
  • Memory: 8GB SO-DIMM DDR3L (4GB x2, Expandable. Max 8GB)¹
  • HDD: 4 x SATA3 6Gb/s; 3.5″/2.5″ HDD/SSD Compatibility
  • Maximum Internal Raw Capacity: 40 TB  (10 TB HDD X 4, Capacity may vary by RAID types)
  • Expansion: USB 3.0 x 4 (Type A x3, Type C x1)
  • Network: Gigabit Ethernet x 2
  • LCD Panel
  • Output: HDMI 2.0 x 1, S/PDIF x1
  • System Fan: 120mm x 1
  • Infrared Receiver
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Are there more HDMI 2.0 enabled NAS in 2018?

Currently these are four of the very few currently available HDMI 2.0 enabled NAS. There are other HDMI 2.0 enabld NAS available, however eith er they are equipped with lesser hardware internally or the architecture of the NAS itself will not output the media in a way to take advantage of the connection itself. Perhaps it is the cost of production, or the full versatility of the larger bandwidth connection not being realised in the NAS community, but the options are limited at this time. All of the above NAS serve as some of the best multimedia NAS currently available today and I will of course add to this list more NAS server devices as they are released. I hope this helps you on your search for the perfect HDMI 2.0 NAS.

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