by Lyle Smith

QNAP TVS-x72XT NAS Series Now Available

QNAP has announced the availability of the new TVS-x72XT NAS series, which comes in models of 4, 6, and 8 drive bays. Highlighted by 8th Gen Intel Core processors and both 10GBASE-T and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, the new TVS series is ideal for resource-intensive workloads as well as for transferring, displaying and editing 4K videos in real-time. It also supports M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs and graphics cards for those who work in a high-speed file sharing and collaborative environments.

The TVS-x72XT series features AES-NI encryption and Intel UHD Graphics 630, the latter which allows for triple-channel 4K H.264 hardware decoding and real-time transcoding. Moreover, its PCIe slot gives users the ability to expand the flexibility and performance of the TVS-x72XT. Users can add entry-level graphics cards, a QNAP QM2 card for M.2 SSD caching (NVMe SSDs with 2280 form factors) or further 10GbE (10GBASE-T) connectivity.

The TVS-x72XT is equipped with a 5-speed 10GBASE-T Multi-Gig port (10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M), two Thunderbolt 3 ports, an HDMI 2.0 output and supports 4K (3840 x 2160) at 60Hz. Users also have the option of using QNAP’s software-defined SSD extra over-provisioning (between 1% and 60%) for optimal SSD performance and maximized SSD lifespan.

Key specifications

  • TVS-472XT-PT-4G: 4-bay, Intel Pentium Gold G5400T dual-core 3.1 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM (2 GB x2)
  • TVS-672XT-i3-8G: 6-bay, Intel Core i3 8100T quad-core 3.1. GHz processor, 8 GB RAM (4 GB x2)
  • TVS-872XT-i5-16G: 8-bay, Intel Core i5 8400T 6-core 1.7 GHz processor (burst up to 3.3 GHz), 16 GB RAM (8 GB x2)
  • Tower model; dual-channel SODIMM DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 32 GB); hot-swappable 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps bays; 2x M.2 2280 PCIe (Gen 3 x2, 2 GB/s) NVMe SSD slots; 2x Thunderbolt 3 ports; 1x 10GBASE-T RJ45 (10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M) LAN port, 2x Gigabit LAN ports; 2x PCle slots (Slot 1 is pre-installed with a Thunderbolt 3 adapter); 1x HDMI 2.0 (4K@60Hz) output; 1x Type-A USB 3.0 port, 2x Type-C USB 3.1 Gen2 10Gbps ports, 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen2 10Gbps ports; 1x 3.5 mm dynamic microphone jack, 1x 3.5mm line-out audio jack; 1x built-in speaker


The TVS-x72XT NAS series is available now.


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