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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-855eU-RP - -
TS-855eU - -
TVS-h1288X

LATEST PRICE LIST

TS-855eU-RP1997.94 USD
TS-855eU2025.57 GBP1997.94 USD
TVS-h1288X2999 GBP2681.99 USD

BEST FOR Virtualisation

NAS CPU Cores Threads Speed (GHz) Docker/VM Score ECC
TS-855eU-RP Intel ® Atom® C5125 8-core processor, 2.8GHz 8 8 2.8 Docker/VM 8631 NO /8 GB DDR4 non-ECC SODIMM (1 x 8 GB)
TS-855eU Intel ® Atom® C5125 8-core processor, 2.8GHz 8 8 2.8 Docker/VM 8631 NO /8 GB DDR4 non-ECC SODIMM (1 x 8 GB)
TVS-h1288X Intel® Xeon® W-1250 6-core 3.3 GHz processor (boos... 6 12 3.3 (MAX:4.7) Docker/VM 13646 ECC /16 GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM DDR4 (2 x 8 GB)

BEST FOR MULTIMEDIA

NAS GPU Base_GHz/Max Codec FPS Transcoding Plex
TS-855eU-RP / 0 1080p
TS-855eU / 0 1080p
TVS-h1288X Intel® UHD Graphics P630 350/1.2GHZ H.264 60 2160 2160p

BEST FOR FILE STORAGE

NAS BAYS Bandwidth HDD storage expansion Drive mixing File System
TS-855eU-RP 8 HDD 5Gbit (2 ports combined) 176TB EXT4
TS-855eU 8 HDD 5Gbit (2 ports combined) 176TB EXT4
TVS-h1288X 8 HDD 30Gbit (6 ports combined) 176TB 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-855eU-RP folder face HDD/volume /folder
TS-855eU folder face HDD/volume /folder
TVS-h1288X folder face HDD/volume /folder

BEST FOR VIDEO EDITING

NAS MAX LAN speed Ports transcoding PCIe NVMe
TS-855eU-RP 2.5Gbit 2 x PCIe Gen3 (x4) 2 x M.2 2280 (PCIe Gen 3 x 4)
TS-855eU 2.5Gbit 2 x PCIe Gen3 (x4) 2 x M.2 2280 (PCIe Gen 3 x 4)
TVS-h1288X 10Gbit 2X RJ45pcie PCIe-Slot =3 Slot 1: PCIe Gen3 x8 Slot 2: PCIe Gen3 x4 Slot 3: PCIe Gen3 x4 2 x M.2 22110/2280 NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 slots

BEST FOR SURVEILLANCE (CCTV)

NAS HDMI QVM transcoding AI
TS-855eU-RP pcie
TS-855eU pcie
TVS-h1288X 1, HDMI™ 1.4b (up to 4096 x 2160 @ 30Hz)

BEST FOR SMART HOME/ AI

NAS Virtual switch Docker/VM HDMI S/PDIF / AUX
TS-855eU-RP Docker/VM pcie
TS-855eU Docker/VM pcie
TVS-h1288X Docker/VM 1, HDMI™ 1.4b (up to 4096 x 2160 @ 30Hz)

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AVAILABILITY / RELEASE DATE

Brand Model TW USA UK Released
Qnap TS-855eU-RP 2023-03
Qnap TS-855eU 2023-03
Qnap TVS-h1288X 2020-09

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RELATED REVIEWS

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


9.0
PROS
👍🏻10Gb/TB3 Support
👍🏻2.5Gbe LAN Ports
👍🏻6 Core GPU enabled Xeon with over 15,000 CPUBenchmark Score
👍🏻3 Tier Storage System
👍🏻ZFS File System
👍🏻PCIe Gen3 x8 and 3×4
👍🏻Virtualization
👍🏻Thunderbolt is Optional – many will appreciate the choice (upto 4 ports)
👍🏻Larger 22110 NVMe Gen3 x4 Support
👍🏻Upto 128GB ECC DDR4 Memory
👍🏻5x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gb/s
👍🏻10 min Windows and/or Ubuntu VM install (included)
👍🏻Expandable (TR-106T and TR-1082T soon)
CONS
👎🏻Quite expensive
👎🏻HDMI is 1.4b (30FPS 4K)
👎🏻Shame we haven’t got 4/6 Bay options as found in TVS-682/882
👎🏻Surveillance Software versions and licenses are a bit confusing
👎🏻Noise/power levels are comparable to a small rackmount


LATEST PRICE LIST

TS-855eU-RP1997.94 USD
TS-855eU2025.57 GBP1997.94 USD
TVS-h1288X2999 GBP2681.99 USD
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