QNAP TVS-951X 9-Bay NAS Enclosure

QNAP TVS-951X 9-Bay NAS Enclosure

QNAP TVS-951X 9-Bay NAS Enclosure

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Product Highlights

  • 5 x 3.5" & 4 x 2.5" SATA Drive Bays
  • 1.8 GHz Intel Celeron 3865U Dual-Core
  • 8GB of DDR4 RAM
  • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • 3 x USB 3.0 Type-A | 1 x HDMI 1.4b
  • 1 x 10GbE Port | 1 x GbE Port
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, and JBOD
  • Up to 779 MB/s Reads & 739 MB/s Writes
  • AES-NI & AES 256-Bit Encryption
  • QTS 4.3.4 Operating System
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Memory (RAM): 8GB (2 x 4GB)

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QNAP TVS-951X overview

  • 1Description

Built as a high-performance and budget-friendly storage solution for SMBs, the TVS-951X 9-Bay NAS Enclosure from QNAP features a hybrid drive bay design with five 3.5" SATA III drive bays and four 2.5" SATA III drive bays. When 2.5" SSDs are installed in their dedicated bays, you can enable SSD caching and Qtier auto-tiering technologies to boost overall system performance.

The TVS-951X is powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Celeron 3865U Dual-Core processor and 8GB of dual-channel DDR4 RAM in a 2 x 4GB configuration. The memory can be upgraded to 32GB by using one 16GB module in each of the two SO-DIMM slots, and network connectivity is achieved using one 10 Gigabit Ethernet port and one Gigabit Ethernet port. When connected via the 10GbE port, data can be read at speeds up to 779 MB/s and written at speeds up to 739 MB/s. When transferring files with encryption, read speeds can reach 720 MB/s and write speeds max out at 363 MB/s.

Use the three 5 Gb/s USB 3.0 Type-A ports to connect this QNAP NAS to other devices, allowing you to easily transfer large media files and expand NAS storage. Users can also take advantage of the HDMI 1.4b output to watch 4K media files on their HDTV, or stream to compatible devices using Plex. To aid in this, the TVS-951X supports hardware decoding and real-time transcoding. Additionally, the this NAS is validated with AES-NI and FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, helping to prevent sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breaches.

QNAP has engineered the TVS-951X to support RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60, each of which offers data redundancy, performance, or a combination of both. For those who do not require a RAID, JBOD and single disk modes are also available. Included is a a power cord, a 120W AC power adapter, two Ethernet cables, flat head screws for 2.5" drives, and flat head screws for 3.5" drives. Protection is provided by a limited 2-year warranty.

General Features

Hybrid Structure for Enabling SSD and Tiered Storage
SSD prices continue to fall, but creating a full-SSD storage solution is still out of reach for most users, especially if they require high-capacity storage. The TVS-951X provides the ability to use a hybrid storage structure that leverages the benefits of both hard drives and SSDs to provide high storage capacity and high performance. You can flexibly allocate applications to SSDs, set up a SSD cache, or use Qtier technology to automatically tier your frequently-accessed files to the SSD for the high access speeds. Users can take advantage of these features to fully optimize the storage utilization of the TVS-951X.
1.8 GHz Intel Celeron 3865U Dual-Core Processor
Powered by a 7th-generation Kaby Lake, 14 nm 1.8 GHz Intel Celeron 3865U Dual-Core processor, with 8GB of DDR4 dual-channel memory (up to 32GB) and SATA III 6 Gb/s HDD and SSD drive bays, the TVS-951X delivers high-performance read/write speeds and maintains high speeds even with AES-NI encryption is enabled.
High-Speed 10GbE Network Connectivity
The TVS-951X features a built-in 10GBASE-T network port to provide 10GbE high-speed network connectivity. You can use the TVS-951X with QNAP's 10GbE unmanaged switch (sold separately) to upgrade your network infrastructure to benefit from faster transfer speeds and to improve bandwidth-demanding applications. Both the TVS-951X and QNAP's 10GbE unmanaged switches support NBASE-T (10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M) five-speed network technology, so you don't have to replace the existing Cat 5e, 6, and 6a cables in your current network infrastructure.
Real-Time 4K Video Transcoding
Featuring integrated Intel HD Graphics 610, the TVS-951X supports dual-channel 4K H.264/H.265 hardware decoding and real-time transcoding, allowing you to convert videos to universal file formats that can be played on multiple devices. You can also watch high-quality 4K media files on a HDTV using the HDMI 1.4b output at resolutions up to 4096 x 2304 @ 24 Hz, or use it with Plex Media Server to stream media files to mobiles devices and media streaming devices, including DLNA, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast. The QNAP RM-IR004 remote control (sold separately) can be configured using QButton to customize the actions of individual buttons, providing a more convenient NAS experience.

Please note that the TVS-951X's hardware provides H.264/H.265 hardware decoding, encoding, and transcoding capabilities. However, playback quality may vary due to factors including playback software, file formats, system usage, and available bandwidth.
Roon Music Player, No Computer Required
Roon, the music player for music lovers, identifies all the music stored on the NAS and consolidates them in Roon's interconnected digital library. You can browse and play music with Roon apps on compatible devices for a multi-zone multimedia experiences. The TVS-951X supports the Roon Server app in the QTS App Center and provides the performance, storage potential, and SSD caching to optimize music streaming.
Multiply Your Productivity
The app-driven QTS operating system provides solutions for simplifying file backup, management, search, and more. With File Station, you can view and manage the files on your TVS-951X and other storage sources/devices; the OCR Converter allows you to extract text from images; Qfiling helps automate file organization, and Qsirch helps quickly find files.

Centralized File Management
Use File Station to directly access files on USB devices, including optical disc drives. Files from different devices can be easily viewed and managed on a single interface.

File Digitization
OCR Converter extracts text from images, helping to boost productivity and making it easier to find files.

Smart Filing
Qfiling automates file organization. Files are automatically archived into folders based on your settings.

Full-Text Search
Qsirch quickly finds images, music, videos, documents, emails, and other files.
Protect Data with Snapshots
Snapshots help protect your data by fully recording the NAS system state and metadata. If a file is accidentally deleted or modified, you can use snapshots from the Storage & Snapshots Manager or the File Station to quickly restore the file to its previously-recorded state. QNAP snapshots are block-based and only record the changed data. Not only does this save storage space but also reduces the time required to back up and restore data. The TVS-951X supports up to 256 snapshots per volume/LUN, and up to 1024 snapshots in total.
Block-Based iSCSI LUN for Virtualization Storage
The TVS-951X supports block-based iSCSI LUN that provides a more reliable and isolated environment compared to file-based LUN. Supporting VMware, Citrix, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Windows Server 2016, the TVS-951X provides a dependable and affordable storage solution for virtualization environments, while also supporting VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supporting QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.
NAS as a Multi OS Platform
Virtualization Station and Container Station provide comprehensive solutions for creating virtualized environments to improve business IT infrastructure, workflows, and productivity.

Virtualization Station
Virtualization Station allows you to run multiple Windows, Linux, UNIX, and Android virtual machines on the TVS-951X. You can use Virtual Network Computing (VNC) through a browser to operate the virtual machines. Virtualization Station is ideal for organizations to run multiple applications on a single NAS.

Container Station
Container Station integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies. You can download apps from the built-in Docker Hub to import/export container apps and manage access control, enjoying the benefit of easy installation, transferability, and high efficiency.
QVR Pro Surveillance Solution
QNAP's QVR Pro surveillance solution allows you to arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on TVS-951X and leverage the advantages of scalable storage. With QVR Pro, camera management, storage space allocation, camera live view, and playback is greatly simplified. You can also use USB webcams as network cameras with the QUSBCam2 app, and remotely monitor your surveillance feeds at any time with QVR Pro Client's companion mobile app. QVR Pro is compatible with over 5000 IP cameras and includes 8 free IP camera channels. Up to 128 camera channels are supported.
Multi-Point File Backup, Access, and Sync
The TVS-951X centrally stores data and files, and supports SMB/CIFS, AFP, and NFS protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX devices. Coupled with Qsync (a utility that turns a QNAP NAS into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization), files uploaded to the TVS-951X will be made available for linked devices, such as computers, laptops, and mobile devices. Hybrid Backup Sync can help you easily backup or synchronize data on the TVS-951X to other QNAP NAS, remote servers, or cloud storage for easy disaster recovery.
More Productivity-Boosting Applications
QmailAgent
Centrally manage and switch between different email accounts, back up emails to the NAS, and safeguard email security and personal privacy.

Mattermost
Mattermost turns your QNAP NAS into a team communication platform that allows for instant messaging and can centrally store all your conversations and files.

QIoT Suite Lite
Provides an IoT solution on a private cloud empowered by the high capacity and security of a QNAP NAS. It only takes three steps to deploy your own IoT application.

IFTTT Agent
A popular web automation service for combining QNAP NAS and mobile devices/apps to customize NAS applets.

Browser Station
Enables remote access through NAS-based web browsers to access local LAN resources without complex VPN settings.

Mobile Apps
Simplify file access, NAS management, multimedia experiences, surveillance, and download tasks with QNAP mobile apps.
UPC: 885022015412
In the Box
QNAP TVS-951X 9-Bay NAS Enclosure
  • 2 x Ethernet Cables
  • 120W AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Flat Head Screws for 3.5" HDDs
  • Flat Head Screws for 2.5" HDDs
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    QNAP TVS-951X specs

    General
    Number of Bays 5 x 3.5"
    4 x 2.5"
    Media Card Slots None
    Connections 3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
    1 x HDMI Type-A (HDMI 1.4b)
    1 x RJ45 (10GbE)
    1 x RJ45 (Ethernet)
    1 x 3.5 mm (Audio Out)
    Compatible Drive Interface SATA III
    Form Factor Desktop
    RAID Modes RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60, JBOD, Single
    Link Aggregation and Failover Support Yes
    Wake on LAN Yes
    Drives
    Total Raw Capacity None
    Type None
    Flash Memory 512 MB 
    Computing
    Processor Intel Celeron 3865U Dual-Core
    Clock Speed Base: 1.8GHz
    GPU Intel HD Graphics 610
    Total Installed Memory 8 GB DDR4
    User-Replaceable Memory 2 x 4 GB
    Total Memory Slots 2 x SO-DIMM
    Maximum Memory Capacity 32 GB
    Networking
    Supported Protocols AFP
    CIFS/SMB
    FTP
    HTTP
    HTTPS
    SSH
    Telnet
    iSCSI Target 256
    Max Cameras Supported 128
    Max Sync Tasks 32
    Software
    Installed Operating System QTS 4.3.4
    OS Compatibility Windows 10
    Windows 8
    Windows 7
    Windows Server 2016
    Windows Server 2012 R2
    Windows Server 2012
    Windows Server 2008
    Windows Server 2003
    macOS 10.7 or Later
    Linux
    UNIX
    File System Formats Supported EXT3, EXT4, FAT32, HFS+, NTFS, exFAT
    Supported Browsers Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
    Menu Languages Czech
    Danish
    Dutch
    English
    Finnish
    French
    German
    Greek
    Hungarian
    Italian
    Japanese
    Korean
    Norwegian
    Polish
    Portuguese
    Romanian
    Russian
    Simplified Chinese
    Spanish
    Swedish
    Thai
    Traditional Chinese
    Turkish
    Electrical
    Power Consumption 23.38 W (Standby)
    39.37 W (Typical)
    Power Source AC Adapter
    PSU Wattage 1 x 120 W
    AC Input Power 120 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Security
    Encryption 256-Bit AES
    Security Features Kensington Security Slot
    VPN Server Connections 100
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Operating Humidity 5 to 95%
    Physical
    Cooling 1 x 140 mm Fan
    Noise Level 17.6 dBA
    Built-In Speakers Yes, 1
    Audible Alarm Yes
    IR Sensor Yes
    Status Monitoring LED Indicator
    Dimensions 8.9 x 7.2 x 8.8" / 226.1 x 182.9 x 223.5 mm
    Weight 7.8 lb / 3.5 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 11.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.0 x 13.5 x 10.0"

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