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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 - -
TS-673A - -
TS-h886 - -

LATEST PRICE LIST

TS-855X1399 USD
TS-673A949 GBP899 USD
TS-h886172.7 GBP6424.35 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)
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)
TS-h886 Intel® Xeon® D-1622 quad-core 2.6 GHz processor (b... 4 8 2.6 (MAX:3.2) Docker/VM 6205 ECC /16 GB UDIMM DDR4 ECC (2 x 8 GB)

BEST FOR MULTIMEDIA

NAS GPU Base_GHz/Max Codec FPS Transcoding Plex
TS-855X / 0 1080p
TS-673A / 0 1080p
TS-h886 / 0 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
TS-673A 6 HDD 5Gbit (2 ports combined) 132TB EXT4
TS-h886 6 HDD 10Gbit (4 ports combined) 132TB ZFS/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
TS-673A folder face HDD/volume /folder
TS-h886 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
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
TS-h886 2.5Gbit Slot 1: PCIe Gen3 x8 Slot 2: PCIe Gen3 x8 2 x M.2 2280/22110 NVMe Gen3 x4 slots

BEST FOR SURVEILLANCE (CCTV)

NAS HDMI QVM transcoding AI
TS-855X
TS-673A pcie
TS-h886

BEST FOR SMART HOME/ AI

NAS Virtual switch Docker/VM HDMI S/PDIF / AUX
TS-855X Docker/VM
TS-673A Docker/VM pcie
TS-h886 Docker/VM

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AVAILABILITY / RELEASE DATE

Brand Model TW USA UK Released
Qnap TS-855X 2023-03
Qnap TS-673A 2021-02
Qnap TS-h886 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
TS-673A949 GBP899 USD
TS-h886172.7 GBP6424.35 USD
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