The high-capacity TVS-h1688X features a powerful Intel® Xeon® W processor and allows for installing two QNAP QXP-T32P Thunderbolt™ 3 PCIe expansion cards (sold separately) to attain four Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, making it a perfect match for Thunderbolt™-equipped Mac® and Windows® users for high-speed media collaboration. The built-in 10GbE and 2.5GbE connectivity supports Port Trunking and failover to further satisfy bandwidth and reliability demanding business applications. Running the ZFS-based QuTS hero operating system, the TVS-h1688X supports block-level inline data deduplication and compression, near-limitless snapshots, real-time SnapSync, and read/write cache technologies, helping your business achieve reliable service-level agreement performance, from creative workflows to file server, virtualization server, and efficient file backup and recovery applications.
Direct 4K HDMI output
The TVS-h1688X features Intel® UHD Graphics P630 that supports hardware decoding and real-time transcoding. The HDMI output supports up to 4K (4096 x 2160p) @30Hz, providing great benefits for applications like video production/editing, industrial design and professional photography that demand on-image resolution and color realism as well as intensive media storage, transfer and display. By connecting the TVS-h1688X to an HDMI display, you can directly watch multimedia content saved on the NAS with QNAP RM-IR004 remote control (sold separately).
|CPU||Intel® Xeon® W-1250 6-core 3.3 GHz processor (boost up to 4.7 GHz)|
|CPU Architecture||64-bit x86|
|Graphic Processors||Intel® UHD Graphics P630|
|Floating Point Unit|
|System Memory||32GB ECC UDIMM DDR4 (2 x 16 GB)|
|Maximum Memory||128 GB (4 x 32 GB)|
|Memory Slot||4 x Long-DIMM DDR4
For dual-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR4 modules.
|Flash Memory||5GB (Dual boot OS protection)|
|Drive Bay||12 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s + 4 x 2.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s
The system is shipped without HDD.
For the HDD compatibility list, please visit https://www.qnap.com/compatibility/
|Drive Compatibility||3.5-inch bays:
3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
|M.2 SSD Slot||2 x M.2 22110/2280 NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 slots|
|SSD Cache Acceleration Support|
|2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Port (2.5G/1G/100M)||4 (also support 10M)|
|5 Gigabit Ethernet Port (5G/2.5G/1G/100M)||Optional via an adapter|
|10 Gigabit Ethernet Port||2 x 10GBASE-T (10G/1G)|
|25 Gigabit Ethernet Port||Optional via an adapter|
|Wake on LAN (WOL)||
Only the 2.5GbE port
|Thunderbolt Port||Optional via the QXP-T32P 2-port Thunderbolt 3 PCIe adapter|
Slot 1: PCIe Gen3 x8
Slot 2: PCIe Gen3 x4
Slot 3: PCIe Gen3 x4
*Slot 1 is preinstalled with a 2-port 10GbE network adapter.
|USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Port||2 x Type-C
4 x Type-A
|HDMI Output||1, HDMI 1.4b (up to 4096 x 2160 @ 30Hz)|
|Audio Input||– (No longer available on units manufactured on or after 2021/1/1)|
|Audio Output||– (The line out jack and speaker are no longer available on units manufactured on or after 2021/1/1)|
|LED Indicators||System status, LAN, USB, Disk 1~16, M.2 SSD 1~2|
|LCD Display/ Button|
|Buttons||Power, Reset, USB Auto Copy|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||303.84 × 369.89 × 319.8 mm|
|Weight (Net)||13.41 kg|
|Weight (Gross)||16.3 kg|
|Operating temperature||0 – 40°C (32°F – 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20 – 70°C (-4°F – 158°F)|
|Relative Humidity||5-95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)|
|Power Supply Unit||550W PSU, 100~240V|
|Power Consumption: HDD Sleep Mode||91.26 W|
|Power Consumption: Operating Mode, Typical||108.67 W
Tested with drives fully populated.
|Fan||System fan: 3 x 80mm, 12VDC
CPU fan: 2 x 97mm, 12VDC
|Sound Level||25.8 db(A)|
|Kensington Security Slot|
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications.
Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
* Sound Level Test
Environment: Refer to ISO 7779; Maximum HDD loaded; Bystander Position; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS.
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