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GENERAL NAS FEATURE COMPARISON

NAS Plex (local 4K) Plex HD (remote) Plex 4K (remote) BACKUP (MS/GOOGLE OFFICE) BACKUP (BAREBONE) PHOTOS (OBJECT AI) VIDEO EDITING (4K) VIDEO EDITING (8K) DOCKER VIRTUAL MACHINES PC MODE (QVM) 2.5GbE 10GbE 25GbE Thunderbolt NVMe Pcie Expansion HDMI Drive Mixing
TS-453E
TVS-472XT - -

LATEST PRICE LIST

TS-453E654 GBP
TVS-472XT1500.72 USD

BEST FOR Virtualisation

NAS CPU Cores Threads Speed (GHz) Docker/VM Score ECC
TS-453E Intel® Celeron® J6412 4-core/4-thread processor, b... 4 4 2 (MAX:2.6) Docker/VM 3849 NO /8 GB DDR4 on board (non-expandable)
TVS-472XT Intel® Core™ i3-8100T 4-core 3.1 GHz Processor 4 4 3.1 Docker/VM 5327 NO /4 GB SODIMM DDR4 (1 x 4 GB)

BEST FOR MULTIMEDIA

NAS GPU Base_GHz/Max Codec FPS Transcoding Plex
TS-453E Intel® UHD Graphics for 10th Gen 400/800 H.264 30 2160 2160p
TVS-472XT Intel® UHD Graphics 630 350/1.1 H.264 60 2160 1080p

BEST FOR FILE STORAGE

NAS BAYS Bandwidth HDD storage expansion Drive mixing File System
TS-453E 4 HDD 5Gbit (2 ports combined) 88TB EXT4
TVS-472XT 4 HDD 12Gbit (3 ports combined) 88TB EXT4

*All NAS support multiple RAID/ volume groups, if you want to mix different size drive on non supported model.

BEST FOR BACKUP

NAS Level HA AI Google Microsoft encryption
TS-453E folder face HDD/volume /folder
TVS-472XT folder face HDD/volume /folder

BEST FOR VIDEO EDITING

NAS MAX LAN speed Ports transcoding PCIe NVMe
TS-453E 2.5Gbit 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 3 x2
TVS-472XT 10Gbit 1X RJ452 (Thunderbolt™ 3) Slot 1: PCIe Gen 3 x16 (CPU) Slot 2: PCIe Gen 3 x4 (PCH) 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3 x2 slots

BEST FOR SURVEILLANCE (CCTV)

NAS HDMI QVM transcoding AI
TS-453E 2 x HDMI 1.4b ( up to 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz )
TVS-472XT 1, HDMI™ 2.0 (up to 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz)

BEST FOR SMART HOME/ AI

NAS Virtual switch Docker/VM HDMI S/PDIF / AUX
TS-453E Docker/VM 2 x HDMI 1.4b ( up to 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz )
TVS-472XT Docker/VM 1, HDMI™ 2.0 (up to 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz)

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AVAILABILITY / RELEASE DATE

Brand Model TW USA UK Released
Qnap TS-453E 2022-06
Qnap TVS-472XT 2020-07

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RELATED REVIEWS

SOFTWARE - 8/10
HARDWARE - 10/10
PERFORMANCE - 9/10
PRICE - 8/10
VALUE - 9/10


8.8
PROS
👍🏻Exceptional CPU choice for the Scale/Tier
👍🏻8GB of DDR4 Memory
👍🏻2.5GbE (x2) Ports on Day 1
👍🏻Two USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gb/s) Ports!
👍🏻2x M.2 NVMe Slots alongside those 4x SATA Bays for Storage (Caching, Tiered Storage or standalone Pools)
👍🏻Includes VM, Surveillance (8 licenses and upto 32 Cams), Backup, Sync, Multimedia, SaaS sync/migration and office tools (some with added AI services)
👍🏻3-Year Warranty (Can be extended)
👍🏻VERY Compact, low-impact design
👍🏻Supports 1-2x Expansions
👍🏻20TB and 22TB Confirmed Compatibility
CONS
👎🏻Memory Cannot be Upgraded
👎🏻M.2 NVMe SSD Slots are Gen 3 x2
👎🏻Chassis is still a little dated looking

SOFTWARE - 8/10
HARDWARE - 10/10
PERFORMANCE - 9/10
PRICE - 7/10
VALUE - 8/10


8.4
PROS
👍🏻High Virtualisation Use
👍🏻Two USB-C Thunderbolt 3 Ports which can allow 2 devices access at once
👍🏻SSD Optimized with NVMe Support
👍🏻Business Use
👍🏻SMB Storage
👍🏻Optimized for Post Production and Broadcasting
👍🏻Embedded 10GBe Port
👍🏻Thunderbolt-to-10Gbe Adapter possible
👍🏻DLNA Support
👍🏻Apple Time Machine Support
👍🏻Surveillance including multiple camera licences – 8 Licences FREE
👍🏻iTunes Server
👍🏻email server
👍🏻Download server (FTP, HTTP, BT,NZB)
👍🏻CMS and CRM systems
👍🏻Office applications
👍🏻Media Center support
CONS
👎🏻Only 2 TB3 Ports – so only 2 Editors at once
👎🏻No Remote Control
👎🏻no Intel i7 8th Gen option
👎🏻Only 1 10Gbe Port
👎🏻PCIe Slot that is available not compatible with 40Gbe cards


LATEST PRICE LIST

TS-453E654 GBP
TVS-472XT1500.72 USD
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