QNAP TVS-463-8G 4-Bay NAS Enclosure

QNAP TVS-463-8G 4-Bay NAS Enclosure

QNAP TVS-463-8G 4-Bay NAS Enclosure

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Product Highlights

  • 4 x 3.5" SATA III Drive Bays
  • 2.4 GHz AMD Quad-Core x86 Processor
  • 8GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • 5 x USB 3.0 Ports & 2 x HDMI Ports
  • RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, 5/6/10 + hot spares
  • Up to 1,481 MB/s Read & Write Speeds
  • 10GbE Ready via Optional Upgrade Card
  • AES 256-Bit Encryption
  • QTS 4.1 Operating System
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  • 1Description

The TVS-463-8G 4-Bay NAS Enclosure from QNAP is a powerful, reliable, secure, and scalable NAS solution designed for mission-critical and intensive business applications and to meet growing storage needs. The TVS-463-8G runs the QTS 4.1 operating system and is able to function as a NAS for data backup, file synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment. It is also well suited for the creation and use of a personal cloud so you can access your data from anywhere. The TVS-463-8G is also able to perform on-the-fly and offline video transcoding, including Full HD 1920 x 1080 content and playback of 1080p content with 7.1 channel surround sound via HDMI output.

The TVS-463-8G is powered by a 2.4 GHz AMD Quad-Core x86 processor, which will allow you to run multiple functions simultaneously. The built-in 8GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM allows quick access to frequently-used files and programs, and network connectivity is achieved via the 2 x Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports, which are expandable to 4 x GbE ports or 2 x GbE and 2 x 10GbE ports using a PCIe NIC. A variety of RAID modes are also supported, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and 5/6/10 + hot spare, which offer data redundancy, speed, or a combination of both.

This 4-bay enclosure has the ability to natively house both 3.5" or 2.5" SATA III and SATA II 3 Gb/s hard drives or SSD drives. To support both drive formats, screws are included to accommodate both drive sizes. Read and write speed of the TVS-463-8G can reach up to 425 MB/s with a 4 x GbE configuration and up to 1481 MB/s with a 10GbE configuration. Data transfer speeds with AES 256-bit full NAS volume encryption can also reach up to 691 MB/s. Using the 5 x external USB 3.0 ports, this QNAP can be connected to other QNAP devices as well as other external drives.

The TVS-463-8G operates using a 250W power supply and 110-240 VAC at 50-60 Hz and 5A. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX. Included are 2 x Ethernet cables, a power cord, 16 x 3.5" HDD flat head screws, 12 x 2.5" HDD flat head screws, and a hard disk tray key.

General Features

The TVS-463-8G is equipped with an energy-efficient 2.4 GHz AMD Quad-Core (64-bit) processor with 8GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM that is upgradable to 16GB, SATA III 6 Gb/s interfaces, and 2 x Gigabit LAN ports (expandable to max. 4 x GbE ports or 2 x GbE + 2 x 10GbE ports) for fast multi-tasking. The TVS-463-8G is a powerful NAS that delivers up to 903 MB/s read & write speeds with 4 x GbE port configuration and up to 1,481 MB/s with a 10GbE configuration. The TVS-463-8G's hardware-accelerated encryption engine with AES-NI provides encryption up to 700 MB/s with AES 256-bit full NAS volume encryption, helping to boost system performance & security while also helping to ensure the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TVS-463-8G. The AMD Radeon HD graphics provides hardware-accelerated transcoding performance and dual HDMI outputs with high-definition multimedia content playback. When installed with the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi USB network adapter, the TVS-463-8G can offer high speeds for transferring large amount of files and streaming bandwidth-consuming multimedia
QTS 4.1 OS
With the intuitive user interface of QTS, system operations of the TVS-463-8G are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing enhanced operating efficiency
10 GbE Ready
If the two built-in Gigabit Ethernet ports aren't enough the TVS-463-8G offers a free PCIe slot for optionally available LAN cards. You can increase the total number of Gigabit LAN ports to four, or for the best performance add dual 10 GbE ports. Coupled with its large storage capacity potential, it is suitable for data centers to store big data and excel in fast data transmission, and for 10 GbE home lab environment for technical professionals
QvPC Technology
QNAP's QvPC technology consolidates a number of high-end technologies including VM integration, multimedia transcoding, HDMI output, cloud integration, and NAS connection technologies, allowing you to operate the TVS-463-8G as a PC when they plug in a keyboard, mouse, and monitor. With QvPC technology, the TVS-463-8G is transformed into a cost-effective device with PC functionalities for users to operate the system via "HybridDesk Station (HD Station)" on the screen to directly access stored data, run multiple applications using Windows/Linux/UNIX/Android-based VMs, surf the Web on Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, watch Full HD videos with up to 7.1 channel audio with XBMC, and much more
QvPC 4K Ultra HD Display via HDMI
Capture more details with 4K resolution. Coupled with QvPC technology, you can connect the TVS-463-8G to a 4K UHD monitor via HDMI to take advantage of 4K's impeccable image detail for increased productivity. Photographers can view sharp and clear high-resolution images, and you can get a large workspace with one monitor when managing virtual machines. Please note that 4K video playback and transcoding are not supported
Run Additional Operating Systems
With the support for AMD-V virtualization technology, the TVS-463-8G can operate the virtualization station, transforming the TVS-463-8G into a two-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform that supports multiple operating systems, fast virtual machine (VM) creation, VM import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on Web browsers. With the easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all of the VMs created on the TVS-463-8G with minimal effort. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM markets and import to the TVS-463-8G without any complex procedures
Audio-Visual Experience with HD Station and Dual HDMI
QNAP's HD Station integrates XBMC media player and Web browser. The user interface and support for crystal-clear 7.1 surround sound passthrough brings smooth playback of Full HD videos, providing you with a home theater experience. The TVS-463-8G features dual HDMI outputs, allowing you to connect to two monitors to play the same content with concurrent 1080p HDMI displays. You can even watch YouTube videos, surf the Web, and manage the Turbo NAS using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox with multilingual keyboard input. The HD station supports multi-tasking and user authentication so only authorized users can access data stored on the TVS-463-8G via HDMI monitors. Please be aware that a receiver with HDMI support is required for decoding multi-channel sound. The video & music quality delivery varies according to hardware/network environments. 4K video playback/transcoding not supported
Real-Time and Offline HD Video Transcoding
Powered by a hardware-accelerated transcoding engine, the TVS-463-8G delivers enhanced real-time Full HD (1080p) video transcoding to convert videos in common formats to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices, and Smart TVs. The TVS-463-8G allows you to enjoy instant videos on multiple devices, even those that lack computing power or have limited file format support, without the need for complicated and time-consuming file conversion.

With the benefit of offline transcoding, if you can connect to an Internet connection with limited/restricted bandwidth, you can still enjoy smooth videos by selecting a pre-rendered lower resolution to play the videos via File Station, Video Station, or the Qfile mobile app without affecting the TVS-463-8G's system performance running other applications. The TVS-463-8G also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding
Cross-Platform File Sharing and Centralized Data Storage
The TVS-463-8G supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file-sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs, and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TVS-463-8G and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server, or built-in LDAP service. The TVS-463-8G supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings
Well-Rounded Backup Solutions to Secure Data
QNAP NetBak replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with a solution to effortlessly back up data to the TVS-463-8G. The USB 3.0 port on the front panel of the TVS-463-8G features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data from external drives to the TVS-463-8G with just one click, or alternatively to back up data from the TVS-463-8G to external drives. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis True Image and Symantec Backup Exec are also supported
Disaster Recovery Solutions
The TVS-463-8G offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real-time or scheduled data backup to a remote Turbo NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TVS-463-8G also supports the rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, ElephantDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive
Comprehensive Security Options
The TVS-463-8G provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and so on. Besides, IT administrators can control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TVS-463-8G is validated with military level FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, protecting sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard disk drives or the entire system were stolen
Storage for Comprehensive Virtualization Applications
The TVS-463-8G supports VMware and Citrix, and is compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in the virtualization environments. The TVS-463-8G supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server-loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications
Qnap Flexible Volume
QNAP's flexible volume provides a secure and flexible way to store NAS data. This next-generation volume offers powerful features such as storage pooling with multiple RAID group protection, thin provisioned volumes with space reclaim, block-level iSCSI LUN, and online capacity expansion. The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage which simplifies the process of NAS capacity expansion and QNAP RAID expansion enclosure management
Comprehensive Surveillance Solution
Surveillance station is professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 2700 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video and audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile mobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TVS-463-8G. The TVS-463-8G offers four free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses
Capacity Expansion
The TVS-463-8G offers a high performance yet affordable storage solution to fulfill the needs of business in archiving rapidly-growing data and large files. The TVS-463-8G supports capacity expansion by connecting multiple QNAP expansion enclosure. With the QNAP scale-up solution, the raw storage capacity can be expanded on demand, making the TVS-463-8G an suitable file center for storage-intensive business applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more.

Using one UX-500P Expansion Enclosure, the total number of hard drives grows to nine (NAS + expansion unit), with support for up to 72TB. Using two UX-500P units, 14 hard drives are supported, with a maximum raw capacity of 112TB. If a greater overall capacity is needed, the one UX-800P Expansion Unit supports 12 total drives (NAS + expansion unit), with a maximum raw capacity of 96TB, and adding a second UX-800P allows up to 20 hard drives to provide up to 160TB of raw capacity.
Easy System Installation
You can flexibly choose different ways to set up the TVS-463-8G, including using the Qfinder utility for setting up without a CD, using cloud installation via setup portal start.qnap.com with a unique cloud key, using mobile devices to scan the QR code sticker on the TVS-463-8G to quickly go over the installation, configuring the setup through the LCD display, and even setting up the TVS-463-8G locally without a network connection. Just connect a keyboard, mouse, and HDMI monitor to the TVS-463-8G, and the NAS installation process can be completed effortlessly
Install-on-Demand Apps to Extend NAS Functionality
With its x86 architecture, the TVS-463-8G can support more NAS apps than ARM-based platforms. The built-in app center provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing and updating installed apps. In addition, QNAP's development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless potential for the TVS-463-8G
High-Quality Construction and Informative LCD Display
The TVS-463-8G is adorned with a box in gold color. It is built with a metal frame and parts; the sleek and sturdy TVS-463-8G also features a crafted heat sink that can exhaust excessive heat with its passive cooling. The LCD display panel on the TVS-463-8G provides quick system information making system management easy
Additional SMB-Ready Features
FTP Server - The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large size files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permission

Web Server - The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous Websites built on the same server conveniently. Administrators can manage up to 32 Websites on the single one Turbo NAS with reduced IT cost

RADIUS Server - The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service

VPN Server - The Turbo NAS supports VPN server, which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network, and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections

Printer Server - The Turbo NAS supports printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (maximum 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management, and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X

Surveillance Station - The Turbo NAS supports surveillance station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video-recording, playback, and event notifications
In the Box
QNAP TVS-463-8G 4-Bay NAS Enclosure
  • 2 x Ethernet Cables
  • 1 x Power Cord
  • 16 x Flat Head Screws (for 3.5" HDD)
  • 12 x Flat Head Screws (for 2.5" HDD)
  • Hard Disk Tray Key
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    CPU 2.4 GHz AMD Quad-Core x86 processor with Radeon graphics
    DRAM 1 x 8 GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM
    Total Memory Slots 2
    Memory expandable up to 16 GB (2 x 8 GB)
    Flash Memory 512 DOM
    Drive Bays 4 x Hot-swappable trays
    Drive Types Supported 3.5" or 2.5" SATA III or II hard drives or SSDs
    LAN Port 2 x Gigabit RJ45 Ethernet port (Onboard:2, expandable to max 4 ports via PCI-E NIC)
    PCIe Slots 1 x PCIe Gen2 x4
    LCD Panel Mono-LCD display with backlight
    Enter and select buttons for configuration
    LED Indicators Status, LAN, USB, and HDD 1-4
    USB 5 x USB 3.0 ports (Front: 1, Rear: 4)
    Supports USB printer, pen drive, and USB UPS etc
    HDMI 2 x Mirrored display, HDMI 1.4a
    4K video playback and transcoding are not supported
    Buttons Power/status, USB one-touch-backup, and reset
    Alarm Buzzer System warning
    IR Receiver QNAP RM-IR002 and MCE-compatible remotes
    Form Factor Tower
    Power Consumption S3 Sleep: 2.26 W
    HDD Standby: 34.77 W
    In Operation: 50.38 W
    (with 4 x 2 TB HDDs installed)
    Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing
    Wet bulb: 81°F / 27°C
    Power Supply ATX 250 W, 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 5 A
    Secure Design Kensington security slot for theft prevention
    Fan 1 x 4.7" / 120.0 mm quiet cooling fan (12 VDC)
    Operating system QTS 4.1 (embedded Linux)
    Client OS Support Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012
    Apple Mac OS X
    Linux and UNIX
    Supported Browsers Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+
    Mozilla Firefox 8+
    Apple Safari 4+
    Google Chrome
    Multilingual Support Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish
    File System Internal Hard Drive: EXT4
    External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, and HFS+
    Networking TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6: Dual stack)
    Dual Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
    Service binding based on network interfaces
    Proxy server (Squid available in App Center)
    Proxy client
    DHCP client, DHCP server
    Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS (v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC
    UPnP and bonjour discovery
    USB Wi-Fi 802.11ac adapter support
    Security Network Access Protection with Auto-Blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP (S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP
    CIFS host access control for shared folders
    FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption
    AES 256-bit external drive encryption
    Importable SSL certificates
    Instant alert via email, SMS, beep, and LCD panel
    Storage Management QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim
    RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 5/6/10 + hot spares
    Supports storage pool
    Online volume expansion
    Online storage pool expansion
    Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
    SMART data migration
    Storage expansion via QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion units
    Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
    Bad block recovery
    RAID recovery
    Bitmap support
    Powerful All-In-One Server
    iSCSI (IP SAN) iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)
    Support for LUN mapping and masking
    Online LUN capacity expansion
    Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation
    Support for MPIO and MC/S
    iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration
    iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder
    Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)
    Stack chaining master
    Maximum Number of Virtual Disk Drives: 8
    VPN Server Secure Remote Access: PPTP and OpenVPN VPN services
    Maximum Number of Clients: 30
    VPN Client Supported VPN Protocols: PPTP and OpenVPN services
    PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2
    PPTP Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit
    OpenVPN Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit
    Transmission package monitor
    OpenVPN port control
    OpenVPN link compression
    Dimensions & Weight
    Dimensions 7.09 x 6.97 x 9.25" / 180.00 x 177.00 x 235.00 mm
    Weight 10.05 lb / 4.56 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 11.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.4 x 13.6 x 12.7"
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