Qnap compatible graphics cards (GPU)

GPU on QNAP. I want to buy a NAS that I can connect to my Smart TV mostly via HDMI. I want to watch 4K movies and also use the NAS as a computer.
I was checking the TS-473 and the TVS-473e. A read that a GPU can be installed into the TS-473 but I couldn´t find a website where to buy an MSI GTX 1050 Ti 4GT PCIe x4 as the ones I find are all PCIe x16. Would you recommend a place where to find that specific GPU model?

Then Qnap is the way to go. Either you one of the TVS-xxx series or get the one with PCIe slot and install the graphics card. Qnap allows you to use it as a computer. Just connect a mouse and a keyboard and you are ready to go. HDMI is useful for smooth 4K streaming. You could also stream 4K over the network as long as your TV is connected to the router via cable.

The most popular GPU used so far is GTX 1050 Ti, because of transcoding capabilities and HDMI 2.0 option for HDR 4K content streaming.

Recommended Models
MSI- GTX1050 TI 4GT LP – HD Station/Linux Station/Hardware Transcoding 

MSI- Geforce GT1030 2G LP OC – Virtualization Station – OLD

MSI- GTX1050 TI 4GT LP – Virtualization Station 

MSI- GTX1060 AERO ITX 3G OC – Virtualization Station/ Container Station 

MSI- MSI RX460 4GT LP – Virtualization Station 

MSI- GTX1060 6GT OCV1 – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station  

MSI- GTX1050 TI 4GT LP – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 

MSI- GTX1060 AERO ITX 3G OC – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station

MSI- Radeon RX480 ARMOR 8G OC – Virtualization Station 

MSI- Radeon RX460 OC 4GB – Virtualization Station 

Recommended Models
ASUS- PH-GTX1050TI-4G – Virtualization Station 

ASUS- PH-GTX1050-2G – Virtualization Station 

ASUS- DUAL-GTX1050-O2G-GAMING – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station

ASUS- PH-GTX1060-3G – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 

ASUS- PH-GTX1050TI-4G – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 

ASUS- PH-GTX1050-2G – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 

ASUS- R7250-1GD5 – Virtualization Station 

ASUS- R7240-2GD3-L – Virtualization Station  

Recommended Models
EVGA- GTX1060 6G SC GAMING – Virtualization Station/Container Station
EVGA- GTX 1050 Ti SC GAMING, 04G-P4-6253-KR, 4GB GDDR5, ACX 2.0 – Virtualization Station
EVGA- GTX1060 6G SC GAMING – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
EVGA- GTX 1050 Ti SC GAMING, 04G-P4-6253-KR, 4GB GDDR5, ACX 2.0 – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
EVGA- GTX1050 2G SC – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station

Recommended Models
GALAX- GT1030 EXOC White 2GB GDDR5 – Virtualization Station

Recommended Models
GIGABYTE- GV-N1030D5-2GL – Virtualization Station 

GIGABYTE- GV-N1070IXOC-8GD – Virtualization Station / Container Station 

GIGABYTE- GV-N105TD5-4GD – Virtualization Station 

GIGABYTE- GV-N1080IX-8GD – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 

GIGABYTE- GV-N1070IXOC-8GD – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 

GIGABYTE- GV-N105TD5-4GD – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 

GIGABYTE- GV-R724OC-2GI (REV2.1) – Virtualization Station 

Recommended Models
Leadtek- Quadro p4000 – Virtualization Station、Container Station
Leadtek- Quadro p2000 – Virtualization Station、Container Station
Leadtek- Quadro K2200 – Virtualization Station、Container Station
Leadtek- Quadro P4000 – Virtualization Station
Leadtek- Quadro P2000 5G – Virtualization Station
Leadtek- Quadro P4000 – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
Leadtek- Quadro M2000 – Virtualization Station
Leadtek- Quadro P2000 5G – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
Leadtek- Quadro K2200 – Virtualization Station

Recommended Models

PowerColor- AXRX 480 8GBD5-M3DH – Virtualization Station 

PowerColor- R7 250 1GB GDDR5 HV3E OC – Virtualization Station

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