Powered by an 8th generation Intelu00AE Coreu2122 processor, the high-performance TVS -872XT NAS features both 10GBASE-T and Thunderboltu2122 3 high-bandwidth connectivity for tackling heavy workloads and smoothly transferring, displaying and editing 4K videos in real-time. With M.2 SSD support and the ability to install a graphics card, the TVS-872XT provides the ability to boost performance and create a scalable working environment for collaboration and high-speed file sharing. The TVS-872XT is driven by high-quality hardware that delivers optimum performance, comprehensive multimedia features, expandable storage capacity, and numerous other NAS functionalities to inspire greater creativity and accomplishments! High-speed Thunderboltu2122 3 with SMB protocol, allowing Macu00AE and Windowsu00AE users to collaborate on media editing. 5-speed 10GBASE-T RJ45 connectivity accelerates virtualization applications and file sharing across teams and devices. PCIe expandability allows the use of an entry-level graphics card to accelerate NAS video processing and GPU computing. Install M.2 PCIe (Gen 3 x2, 2 GB/s) NVMe SSDs (sold separately) to set up caching or storage pools, improving file access efficiency. 4K media playback and real-time transcoding; directly view creative works on an HDTV via HDMI 2.0 (4K @60Hz) output. Snapshots fully record system status and data, allowing you to protect files and data from accidental deletion and malware attacks. Available Models TVS-872XT-i5-16G TVS-872XT-i5-16G Intelu00AE Coreu2122 i5 8400T 6-core 1.7 GHz processor (burst up to 3.3 GHz), 16 GB RAM (8 GB x2) Fast and flexible Thunderboltu2122 3 and 10GBASE-T connectivity The TVS-872XT adopts the powerful 8th generation Intelu00AE Coreu2122 i5 8400T 6-core 1.7 GHz processor (burst up to 3.3 GHz) with 16 GB dual-channel DDR4 memory (upgradable to 32 GB) to deliver outstanding performance. It provides two Gigabit and one 5-speed 10GBASE-T port (10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M), supports SATA 6Gb/s drives, and features AES-NI encryption for delivering high performance while also maintaining the security of your data. You can also connect USB Type-C devices through the Thunderboltu2122 3 ports to transfer large media files across devices, providing you with a more efficient workflow. Note: Mac OS 10.11.5 (and later) enables SMB signing by default, which may impact the connection speed to the NAS. To improve the connection speed, users can disable SMB signing or use Qfinder Pro to connect to the NAS. 10GbE Transfer Windows Download 1171 MB/s Windows Upload 1170 MB/s Windows File Transfer (1x 10GbE) Windows Download 1132 MB/s Windows Upload 977 MB/s Windows File Transfer with Encryption (1x 10GbE) Thunderbolt 3 Single Port Performance (AJA System Test with MacBook Pro) Windows Download 1230 MB/s Windows Upload 1209 MB/s Thunderboltu2122 3 File Transfer Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment. Test Environment: NAS: TVS-872XT OSuFF1AQTS 4.4.0 Volume type: RAID 5; 8 x SSDSC2BB240G4 SSD Client PC: Windows 10, Intel Core i7-6700 3.4 GHz, 64GB RAM, QNAP LAN-10G2T-X550 NIC Thunderboltu2122 3 Transfer Test Environment: NAS: TVS-872XT OSuFF1AQTS 4.4.0 Volume type: RAID 5; 8 x SAMSUNG SSD 860 PRO 512GB Mac-NBuFF1A MacBook Prou00AE (15-inch, 2016), Intelu00AE Coreu2122 i7 2.9GHz CPU, macOS: 10.13.5 High Sierra, 16GB RAM AJA System Test (Version 2.1) resolution 5120*2700 5K RED and 10bit YUV (1GB) codec Extend NAS functionality with a graphics card and other PCIe devices The TVS-872XT features two PCIe Gen 3 slots (the first slot is pre-installed with a Thunderboltu2122 3 card) that allow for the usage of various expansion cards to expand application potential. Graphics cards Accelerate NAS video processing and empower GPGPU tasks. GPUs can also be passed-through to virtual machines. QM2 M.2 SSD/10GbE cards Add M.2 SSD caching or 10GbE (10GBASE-T) connectivity to the NAS for optimized performance and bandwidth. u00BB Learn More: QM2 , Qtier 10GbE/ 40GbE adapters Enable lightning-fast throughput for bandwidth-demanding tasks such as virtualization, massive data transmission, and fast backup/restoration. u00BB Learn More: 10GbE NAS solutions Wireless network cards Use the QNAP QWA-AC2600 wireless adapter with WirelessAP Station to transform the TVS-872XT into a convenient wireless base station, allowing network resources of the NAS to be shared with multiple devices. u00BB Learn More: WirelessAP Station Obtain performance benefits from M.2 SSD caching Besides using 2.5-inch SSDs for caching, you can utilize the two M.2 SSD slots built in to the TVS-872XT for installing PCIe (Gen 3 x2, 2 GB/s) NVMe SSDs with 2280 form factors (M.2 SSDs are sold separately). Improve random data access speeds with an SSD cache SSD caches accelerate IOPS performance and reduce latency for storage volumes. They are perfect for IOPS-demanding applications (including databases and virtualization) and can significantly improve overall workflows. Maximize the value of SSDs with Qtier Technology Qtieru2122 Technology empowers the TVS-872XT with auto tiering that helps continuously optimize storage efficiency by automatically moving data between M.2 SSDs, 2.5-inch SSDs, and high-capacity HDDs based on the data’s access frequency. Qtieru2122 2.0 features IO-awareness that empowers SSD-tiered storage with a cache-like reserved space to handle burst I/O in real time, greatly maximizing the advantages of SSDs. u00BB Learn More: SSD cache , Qtier Potentially attain performance and endurance levels similar to enterprise-grade SSDs With SSD prices continuing to become more affordable, there’s never been a better time for using SSDs in your NAS to enjoy higher performance, faster file backups, smoother multimedia experiences, and optimized virtualization applications. From QTS 4.3.5 you can benefit from software-defined SSD RAID extra over-provisioning (OP) that enables you to allocate additional OP space (from 1% to 60%) to optimize random write speeds and to extend SSD lifespan. Now you can use affordable consumer SSDs for the TVS-872XT, adjust the SSD OP, and potentially attain performance and endurance levels similar to enterprise-grade SSDs. u00BB Learn More: SSD Extra Over-provisioning Flexibly manage virtual and physical networks The Network & Virtual Switch app manages physical network interfaces (including network adapters and Thunderboltu2122 ports) and virtual adapters (virtual machines and containers) and their communications, providing a visualized topology that clearly presents the connections of physical and virtual networks. The flexible manageability enables you to reorganize physical and virtual network connections with greater ease, so you can allocate adequate network resources to the TVS-872XT, virtual machines and containers whenever needed. Collaboration station for Mac and Windows The TVS-872XT is the perfect match for Thunderboltu2122-equipped Macu00AE and Windowsu00AE users – especially for photographers, filmmakers, and graphic designers who require 4K media storage, instant sharing and have bandwidth-intensive workflows. Up to 2 Thunderboltu2122 devices can be connected to the TVS-872XT to process real-time photo and audio editing simultaneously without impacting system performance. As Final Cut Prou00AE X 10.3 (and later) supports file sharing via SMB, Windowsu00AE users and other devices utilizing Thunderboltu2122 3, 10GbE or GbE connections can join the editing workflow more efficiently. Note: Thunderbolt cables are sold separately. Thunderboltu2122 3 (USB-C) to Thunderboltu2122 2 converters may not be compatible with certain Windows PC models. u00BB Learn More: QNAP Thunderboltu2122 3 solutions The best storage solution for the 10GbE-equipped iMac Pro The iMac Prou00AE is the first Macu00AE computer that includes a 10Gb Ethernet port, marking a milestone in the growing mainstream demands for 10GbE connectivity. As the TVS-872XT comes with both 10GbE and Thunderboltu2122 3 ports, it provides an exceptional storage base for iMac Prou00AE users as they can flexibly choose between Thunderboltu2122 3 and 10GbE connections to suit their application and device needs. Create a seamless 10GbE environment for both Mac and Windows users QNAP provides various budget-friendly solutions to help upgrade your network environment to 10GbE. No matter if your team members use Macu00AE or Windowsu00AE computers, they can enjoy blazing-fast transfer speeds and simultaneous real-time access to large NAS-based files using multiple workstations (ideal for video editing and multimedia). QNA-T310G1T / QNA-T310G1S The Thunderboltu2122 3 to 10GbE adapter empowers your Macu00AE or Windowsu00AE computers with blazing-fast 10GbE network connectivity using a Thunderbolt 3 type-C port. QXG-10G1T The 10GbE PCIe network adapter can be installed in Windowsu00AE/Linuxu00AE computers to add 10GbE connectivity. QSW-1208-8C The 12-port 10GbE 10GbE/NBASE-Tu2122 unmanaged switch allows faster speeds using existing cables. Ultimate visual experience with 4K HDMI output The TVS-872XT has an HDMI 2.0 port which supports 4K (3840 x 2160) 60Hz output, providing great benefits for applications like video production/editing, industrial design and professional photography that demand on-image resolution and color realism as well as intensive media storage, transfer and display. By connecting the TVS-872XT to a HDTV via the HDMI output, you can directly view multimedia content saved on the NAS on a bigger screen. You can also download and install versatile multimedia apps from Ubuntuu00AE Software Center through QNAP Linux Station. QNAP’s HD Station also allows users to directly enjoy multimedia using the HD Player or third-party players such as Plexu00AE Home Theater. Real-time transcoding for an excellent cross-device media experience Featuring advanced Intelu00AE UHD Graphics 630, the TVS-872XT supports triple-channel 4K H.264 hardware decoding and real-time transcoding, allowing you to convert videos to universal file formats that can be smoothly played on multiple devices*. *The TVS-872XTu2019s hardware provides H.264 hardware decoding, encoding and transcoding capabilities. However, playback quality may vary due to factors including playback software, file formats, system usage, and available bandwidth. Complete backup planning The TVS-872XT provides a reliable, flexible backup & disaster recovery solution to assist organizations in routine backup jobs with cost-efficiency and high productivity. Windows and Mac backup Use the license-free QNAP NetBak Replicator utility to back up/restore files from Windowsu00AE computers. Time Machineu00AE is fully supported for backing up Macu00AE computers. u00BB Learn More: Data backup & Disaster recovery Hybrid Backup Sync Consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. u00BB Learn More: Hybrid Backup Sync Snapshots for Volume & LUN Snapshots are essential for NAS data protection, and their block-level feature makes them a dependable method for protecting data in the face of the growing threat of ransomware. The TVS-872XT supports up to 256 snapshots per volume/LUN, and up to 1,024 snapshots per NAS. u00BB Learn More: Volume & LUN snapshots VM backup With high performance, potentially huge storage capacities, integrated virtualization solutions, and support for snapshots that record the state of the system at any time, the TVS-872XT are perfect for backing up virtual machines. u00BB Learn More: VM backup , NAKIVO backup Optimized collaboration with seamless file sharing and sync The TVS-872XT centrally stores data and files, and supports SMB/CIFS, AFP and NFS protocols for file sharing across Windowsu00AE, Macu00AE, and Linuxu00AE/UNIXu00AE networks. Coupled with Qsync (a utility that turns a QNAP NAS into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization) any file uploaded to the TVS-872XT will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. You can sync shared folders and team folders for group file sharing to enhance the flexibility of team projects and collaboration. Files can be centrally managed using File Station, including files from mobile devices and optical disc drives. File Station also allows you to mount a remote NAS, and transfer files between your NAS and public cloud services for greater convenience. u00BB Learn More: Cross-platform file sharing , Qsync All-in-one server to host virtual machines and containers Virtualization Station and Container Station jointly introduce a hybrid approach to virtualization. No matter your virtualization needs, you can count on QNAP for complete virtualization support. Run multiple Windowsu00AE, Linuxu00AE, UNIXu00AE, and Androidu2122 virtual machines and access them via a web browser or VNC (Virtual Network Computing). Businesses can run virtualized server applications on a single NAS without the need for additional physical servers. u00BB Learn More: Virtualization Station , P2V Experience LXC and Dockeru00AE lightweight virtualization technologies, and download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registryu00AE, import/export containers, and create abundant microservices. u00BB Learn More: Container Station , QIoT Containers More Productivity Applications IFTTT Agent A popular web automation service for combining QNAP NAS and mobile devices/apps to customize NAS applets. u00BB Learn More: IFTTT Agent QmailAgent Centrally manage and switch between different email accounts, back up emails to the NAS, and safeguard email security and personal privacy. u00BB Learn More: QmailAgent Browser Station Enable remote access through NAS browsers to access local LAN resources without requiring complex VPN settings. u00BB Learn More: Browser Station Cinema28 Turns your NAS into a multimedia hub for streaming photos, music and videos to different devices in different rooms. u00BB Learn More: Cinema28 Qsirch A full-text search engine that helps quickly find specific images, music, videos, documents, and emails by using keywords and search conditions. u00BB Learn More: Qsirch DJ2 Live Live Broadcasting through QNAP NAS, while also streaming to public clouds. The footage is saved directly to the NAS for later playback. u00BB Learn More: DJ2 Live Flexible and economical storage expansion QNAP provides several ways to expand your NAS storage as needed to accommodate data and business growth. Upgrade RAID Capacity Hot swap lower-capacity drives with larger-capacity drives so that your QNAP NAS can grow with your business. u00BB Learn More: Online RAID Capacity Upgrade Attach Expansion Enclosures Connect up to 6 TX-800P or TX-500P Thunderboltu2122 2 expansion enclosures.* u00BB Learn More: Storage Expansion Compatibility VJBOD Use VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) to expand your storage capacity by using the unused storage of other QNAP NAS. Up to 8 QNAP NAS can be mounted as local disks on the TVS-872XT. u00BB Learn More: VJBOD Migrate to a New NAS Install your NAS hard drives into a larger QNAP NAS and retain all your existing data and configurations. u00BB Learn More: Migrating from an old NAS *A Thunderboltu2122 3 (USB-C) to Thunderboltu2122 2 Adapter is required for connecting Thunderboltu2122 2 expansion enclosures.