Available in 4-bay, 6-bay and 8-bay models, the new SMB targeted TS-x73 desktop NAS series is powered by AMD’s RX-421ND quad-core 2.1 GHz CPU, and is available with either 4 GB or 8 GB DDR4 configurations (all models are upgradeable to 64 GB of RAM).
The QNAP TS-x73 series includes:
- TS-473-4G (four-bay, 4 GB DDR4 RAM)
- TS-473-8G (four-bay, 8 GB DDR4 RAM)
- TS-673-4G (six-bay, 4GB DDR4 RAM)
- TS-673-8G (six-bay, 8GB DDR4 RAM)
- TS-873-4G (eight-bay, 4GB DDR4 RAM)
- TS-873-8G (eight-bay, 8GB DDR4 RAM)
Each model has two PCIe slots that can be used to add wireless networking, 10GbE networking, graphics cards, or QNAP’s own QM2 slot-based M.2 SSD cards. The TS-x73 also includes two onboard M.2 SATA SSD slots for caching, but can also be setup to run RAID 5 when used with a storage-populated QM2 M.2 SSD PCIe card.
Interfaces on each TS-x73 NAS include four GbE ports, four USB 3.0 ports, two microphone jacks, one line-out and one speaker jack. Storage expansion is also possible by adding two 8-bay UX-800P or 5-bay UX-500P or four 10-bay REXP-1000 Pro expansion enclosures from QNAP. For virtualization, the TS-x73 series supports VMware, Citrix and MS Hyper-V and can run VMs using Windows, Linux, UNIX and Android OSes, as well LXC and Docker containers.
All TS-x73 models (TS-473, TS-673 and TS-873) are available now. Pricing is as follows:
- TS-873-8G-US - $999
- TS-873-4G-US - $899
- TS-673-8G-US - $899
- TS-673-4G-US - $799
- TS-473-8G-US - $799
- TS-473-4G-US - $699