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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-855X - -
TVS-h674
TS-673A - -
TVS-672XT - -

LATEST PRICE LIST

TS-855X1399 USD
TVS-h6742239.7 GBP3191.75 USD
TS-673A938.89 GBP935.43 USD
TVS-672XT1956.99 GBP1610.56 USD

BEST FOR Virtualisation

NAS CPU Cores Threads Speed (GHz) Docker/VM Score ECC
TS-855X Intel ® Atom® C5125 8-core processor, 2.8GHz 8 8 2.8 Docker/VM 8631 NO /8 GB DDR4 non-ECC UDIMM (1 x 8 GB)
TVS-h674 Intel® Core™ i3-12100 4-core/8-thread Processor, b... 4 8 3.3 (MAX:4.3) Docker/VM 13857 NO /16 GB DDR4 SODIMM DDR4 (1 x 16 GB)
TS-673A AMD Ryzen™ Embedded V1500B quad-core 2.2 GHz proce... 4 8 2.2 Docker/VM 4584 NO /8 GB DDR4 SO-DIMM DDR4 (1 x 8 GB)
TVS-672XT Intel® Core™ i3-8100T 4-core 3.1 GHz Processor 4 4 3.1 Docker/VM 5327 NO /8 GB SODIMM DDR4 (2 x 4 GB)

BEST FOR MULTIMEDIA

NAS GPU Base_GHz/Max Codec FPS Transcoding Plex
TS-855X / 0 1080p
TVS-h674 Intel® UHD Graphics 730 300/1.4 H.264 60 4320 2160p
TS-673A / 0 1080p
TVS-672XT 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-855X 6 HDD 5Gbit (2 ports combined) 132TB EXT4
TVS-h674 6 HDD 5Gbit (2 ports combined) 132TB ZFS/EXT4
TS-673A 6 HDD 5Gbit (2 ports combined) 132TB EXT4
TVS-672XT 6 HDD 12Gbit (3 ports combined) 132TB 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-855X folder face HDD/volume /folder
TVS-h674 folder face HDD/volume /folder
TS-673A folder face HDD/volume /folder
TVS-672XT folder face HDD/volume /folder

BEST FOR VIDEO EDITING

NAS MAX LAN speed Ports transcoding PCIe NVMe
TS-855X 10Gbit 10GBASE-T Slot 1: PCIe Gen 3 x4 Slot 2: PCIe Gen 3 x4 2X Gen 3 x4
TVS-h674 2.5Gbit Slot 1: PCIe Gen 4 x16 (CPU) Slot 2: PCIe Gen 4 x4 (PCH) 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen4 x4 slots
TS-673A 2.5Gbit PCIe-Slot =2 Slot 1: PCIe Gen 3 x4 Slot 2: PCIe Gen 3 x4 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3 x1 slots
TVS-672XT 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-855X
TVS-h674 1, HDMI™ 1.4b (up to 4096 x 2160 @ 30Hz)
TS-673A pcie
TVS-672XT 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-855X Docker/VM
TVS-h674 Docker/VM 1, HDMI™ 1.4b (up to 4096 x 2160 @ 30Hz)
TS-673A Docker/VM pcie
TVS-672XT 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-855X 2023-03
Qnap TVS-h674 2022-09
Qnap TS-673A 2021-02
Qnap TVS-672XT 2020-07

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RELATED REVIEWS

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


8.2
PROS
👍🏻Large Storage Potential (Especially in ZFS)
👍🏻Sensible Choice of CPU
👍🏻QTier Tool is VERY Appealing
👍🏻ZFS in QuTS but with a User Friendly GUI
👍🏻Three Tier Storage Opts
👍🏻Support of ECC Memory & 128GB Max
👍🏻Tonnes of Expansion Options
👍🏻8 Camera Licenses with QVR Pro/QTS
👍🏻Well Ventilated Design
👍🏻Supports Latest 22TB and 24TB (soon)
CONS
👎🏻2x SATA SSD Bays Would Hva ebeen Better if U.2
👎🏻Initial 8GB Memory is low for all ZFS services + is not ECC in default/Base Model
👎🏻Software can be a little inconsistent under excessive use
👎🏻Features a steeper learning curve than Synology
👎🏻Early Pricing is a Mixed Bag


LATEST PRICE LIST

TS-855X1399 USD
TVS-h6742239.7 GBP3191.75 USD
TS-673A938.89 GBP935.43 USD
TVS-672XT1956.99 GBP1610.56 USD
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