Get fast network-based storage with the TVS-672X-i3-8G 6-Bay NAS Enclosure from QNAP. Featuring six 3.5″ SATA III drive bays, this NAS enclosure provides plenty of room for 2.5 or 3.5″ storage drives. Networking ports include a 10GbE port and two Gigabit Ethernet ports. Connect to expansions via two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and two Type-C ports. An HDMI port is also present, facilitating a 4K monitor connection. The TVS-672X-i3-8G utilizes a 3.1 GHz Intel Core i3 quad-core CPU and 8GB of RAM for responsive processing.
Boost performance by installing up to two M.2 SSDs for SSD caching or install various adapter cards using the two PCIe slots. Ensure data security with AES-NI encryption and secure the enclosure using the Kensington Lock slot and a compatible lock, available separately. A system fan and two CPU fans keep components cool, while a buzzer, LCD display, and LED indicators provide easy status monitoring. Running on the QTS operating system, this NAS enclosure is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux devices.
Intel Core i3 Processor
The TVS-672X utilizes an Intel Core i3 processor with dual-channel DDR4 memory, supporting up to 64GB of RAM for heavy multitasking workloads. AES-NI encryption support boosts encryption performance to secure NAS data without impacting overall system operations.
Build a Budget-Friendly 10GbE Environment
The TVS-672X has two Gigabit Ethernet ports and one 10GBase-T port for high-speed networking. Satisfy bandwidth-demanding applications including virtualization, massive file transfer, high-speed backup and restoration, and multimedia transmission. QNAP’s managed and unmanaged 10GbE switches allow organizations to build budget-friendly high-speed networks for productive team collaboration. The TVS-672X also include four USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports with transfer speeds up to 10 Gb/s, allowing to transfer large media files to newer, faster USB drives and expansion enclosures.
SSD Caching and Qtier Technology
To attain optimal I/O and reduce latency, you can configure SSD caching by using either 2.5″ SSDs or two M.2 NVMe 2280 SSDs, available separately. Extra M.2 SSD slots can also be added by installing QM2 PCIe cards; configure your M.2 SSDs in a RAID 5 or 6 array to achieve higher sequential speed or a read-only cache speed similar to the performance of a RAID 10 array while maintaining high storage efficiency.
Add additional SSD over-provisioning to avoid write amplification and improve SSD random write speeds and endurance. Make enterprise-grade SSD performance levels possible using affordable consumer-grade SSDs.
SSD Cache Acceleration
Enable SSD caching for increased IOPS performance and reduced latency for storage volumes. This is perfect for IOPS-demanding applications including databases and virtualization.
Qtier Technology drives auto-tiered storage with continuous data optimization across high-performance SSDs and high-capacity HDDs based on access frequency. I/O-Aware Qtier can reserve a cache-like space in the SSD tiered to handle burst I/O in real time.
Abundant I/O Capabilities with PCIe Expansion
The TVS-672X has two PCIe Gen 3 slots that allow for installing various expansion cards.
Install network cards to enable lightning fast throughput for bandwidth-demanding tasks including virtualization, massive data transmission, and fast backups and restoration.
Add M.2 SSD caching or 10GbE connectivity to the NAS for optimized performance and bandwidth.
Install a QXP-W6-AX200 Wi-Fi 6 wireless adapter to turn the TVS-672X into a wireless NAS. Or make the TVS-672X a wireless access point by installing the QWA-AC2600 wireless adapter and the WirelessAP Station app.
Install a low-profile, entry-level graphics card to supercharge your video editing and transcoding or enable GPU pass-through to virtual machines.
Direct 4K HDMI Output
The TVS-672X features Intel UHD Graphics 630 that supports hardware decoding and real-time transcoding. The HDMI 2.0 output supports up to 4K 3840 x 2160 resolutions at 60 Hz, providing clear benefit for applications like video production and editing, industrial design, or other applications that demands high resolution and color realism as well as intensive media storage, transfer, and display. By connecting the TVS-672X to an HDMI display, you can operate virtual machines from Virtualization Station or Ubuntu Linux Station, or directly watch multimedia content saved on the NAS. QNAP’s HD Station also allows users to directly access multimedia using HD Player or third-party players like Plex Home Theater.
Please note, the TVS-672X’s 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.
Protect Your Data
QuFirewall ensures high network security via support for IPv6, firewall access lists, and GeoIP filtering to restrict access based upon the geographical location.
WPA2 Enterprise delivers enterprise-grade wireless security for business networks, including certificate authority, encryption keys, and enhanced encryption and decryption.
Security Counselor provides a security portal that checks for weaknesses and offers recommendations for enhancing NAS security. It also integrates anti-virus and anti-malware scanning software.
Secure File Center
The TVS-672X provides a reliable, flexible backup and disaster recovery solution to simplify routine backup jobs cost-efficiently and with high productivity.
Simplify 3-2-1 Backup Plans
HBS centralizes backup, restoration, and synchronization for easily backing up Windows and Macdata and transferring data from the TVS-672X to another QNAP NAS, remote server, or cloud storage space. HBS supports QuDedup technology that eliminates redundant data at the source and makes multi-version backup faster.
Multiply Backup Protection with Snapshots
Block-level snapshots are dependable data protection methods, especially in the face of growing ransomware threats. The TVS-672X supports up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN, and up to 1024 snapshots per NAS array.
All-in-One Virtual Machine and Container Hosting Solution
You can count on Virtualization Station and Container Station for comprehensive virtualization support. Coupled with the Network & Virtual Switch app that boosts interoperability between virtual machines, containers, QNAP NAS, and other networked devices, you can flexibly allocate physical and virtual network resources to simplify network deployment.
Run multiple Windows, Linux, UNIX, Android, and QuTScloud virtual machines and access them via a web browser or Virtual Network Computing (VNC). Businesses can run virtualized server applications on a single NAS without the need for additional physical servers.
Experience LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry, import and export containers, and create abundant microservices.
License-Free VMware and Hyper-V Backup Appliance
With Hyper Data Protector, the TVS-672X becomes an agentless backup tool for unlimited VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V VM backup. Hyper Data Protector features incremental backup, global deduplication, backup scheduling, and recovery compression. Hyper Data Protector also simultaneously backs up multiple VMs, providing you with a cost-effective and reliable disaster recovery plan, ensuring 24/7 operation of your services.
The TVS-672X centrally stores data and files, and supports SMB/CIFS, AFP and NFS protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux or UNIX networks. Coupled with the Qsync utility, any file uploaded to the TVS-672X will become available for all linked devices, including computers, laptops and mobile devices. You can sync shared folders and team folders for group file sharing. Support for Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) and Windows AD and LDAP services assist system administrators in managing user accounts and permissions for multiple NAS devices with greater efficiency.
Build an Affordable Fiber Channel SAN Environment
By installing QNAP dual-port 16Gb or 32Gb Fibre Channel expansion cards in the TVS-672X, you have more budget-friendly options to add a NAS to a SAN environment. You can set a Fibre Channel Target using the iSCSI & Fibre Channel app. Moreover, the LUN Masking and Port Binding features provide an additional layer of data security.
Ubuntu Linux Station
Run Ubuntu applications including apps from the Ubuntu Software Center directly on the NAS and remotely access the Ubuntu desktop from a web browser.
Safeguard enterprise cloud data by backing up and syncing files, emails, calendars, and contacts from Google Workspace and Microsoft Office 365 to the NAS.
Integrate the NAS with mainstream cloud services. By deploying cloud storage gateways and enabling local caching on the TVS-672X, you can seamlessly use the cloud for storage, backup, and data recovery with low-latency access.
QNAP’s powerful, Google-like search tool helps you quickly find images, music, videos, documents, and emails by keywords, color, and more search conditions. It also supports Qfiling to perform one-time or automatic archival tasks based on your search criteria.
An AI-powered photo management app supports automated photo categorization with AI Albums, iOS Live Photo display, and a powerful search tool for ultimate photo management and sharing.
Security Counselor consolidates all QTS system events, alerts, and notifications for smooth and easy NAS management, keeping you informed of your NAS status.
Flexible and Economical Storage Expansion
The storage capacity of the TVS-672X can be expanded using USB-based expansion enclosures or connecting SATA III JBOD units with PCIe-based QXP storage expansion cards. NAS storage expansion management is made easy with the user-friendly Storage & Snapshots Manager app.
Switch Operating Systems
The TVS-672X also supports QuTS hero, QNAP’s ZFS-based NAS operating system. Providing end-to-end data integrity, data reduction via inline data deduplication, compression, and compaction, and much more, QuTS hero uses additional system resources to ensure an optimal environment for protecting business data.
USB 3.2 Gen 2
Doubling the speed of its predecessor, USB 3.2 Gen 2 features a maximum throughput of 10 Gb/s when used with compatible devices and is synonymous with USB 3.1 Gen 2.