QNAP TS-473A-8G 4 Bay Desktop Enclosure

QNAP TS-473A. Supported storage drive types: HDD & SSD, Supported storage drive interfaces: M.2, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III, Storage drive sizes supported: 2.5,3.5,M.2. Processor family: Ryzen Embedded, Processor manufacturer: AMD, Processor model: V1500B. Internal memory: 8 GB, Internal memory type: DDR4, Maximum RAM supported: 64 GB. Ethernet LAN data rates: 100,1000,2500 Mbit/s. Chassis type: Tower, Cooling type: Active, Product colour: Black
  • 2.5GbE connectivity: Both 2.5GbE ports are backwards compatible with 1GbE/ 100MbE speeds. Up to 5 Gbps transfer speeds can be achieved by using port trunking
  • Flexible PCIe expansion: Add extra functionality with PCIe cards, including 10GbE ports, SSD caching, extra USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, wireless networking, or Fibre Channel
  • GPU applications: Supports entry-level NVIDIA® graphics cards for video processing or GPU-passthrough to VMs
  • SSD cache acceleration: Features two M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slots for Qtier Technology and SSD Caching enable constant storage optimization
  • Virtualization applications: Host containerized applications and virtual machines with various operating systems
Featuring an AMD Ryzen™ V1000 series V1500B quad-core processor that delivers great system performance with up to quad-core / 8 threads and Turbo Core up to 2.2 GHz. The TS-473A features two 2.5GbE RJ45 ports and two PCIe Gen 3 slots for you to flexibly deploy 5GbE/10GbE networks. Two M.2 NVMe SSD slots for Qtier Technology and SSD Caching enable constant storage optimization. The TS-473A supports QTS and QuTS hero, allowing users to flexibly switch operating system based on their requirements. High performance AMD Ryzen™ processor The TS-473A is powered by an AMD Ryzen™ V1000 series V1500 quad-core 2.2 GHz processor with up to 64GB RAM (ECC memory is supported*) and features USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports for speeds up to 10 Gb/s. The TS-473A also provides one USB Type-C port for supporting more devices to transfer large media files across devices, providing you with a more efficient workflow. Transform your network with a wallet-friendly 2.5GbE switch Upgrading your network shouldn’t break the bank, and 2.5GbE connectivity provides immediately noticeable improvements compared to standard 1GbE. QNAP offers 2.5GbE switches that supports Multi-Gigabit NBASE-T™ and allows you to use existing CAT5e cables to connect multiple computers and NAS, assisting organizations in implementing high-speed, secure and scalable network environments without going over budget. Switch operating systems for optimal data integrity and reliability The TS-473A also supports QuTS hero - QNAP’s ZFS-based NAS operating system. Providing end-to-end data integrity, data reduction (inline data deduplication, compression and compaction), and much more, QuTS hero uses additional system resources to ensure an optimal environment for protecting business data. Obtain performance benefits from M.2 SSD caching The TS-473A features 2 M.2 NVMe SSD slots for you to enjoy SSD caching or Qtier auto tiering Technology Improve random data access speeds with an SSD cache SSD caches accelerate IOPS performance and reduce latency for storage volumes. They are perfect for IOPS-demanding applications (including databases and virtualization) and can significantly improve overall workflows. Maximize the value of SSDs with Qtier Technology Qtier™ Technology empowers the TS-473A with auto tiering that helps continuously optimize storage efficiency by automatically moving data between M.2 SSDs, 2.5-inch SSDs, and high-capacity HDDs based on the data's access frequency. Qtier™ 2.0 features IO-awareness that empowers SSD-tiered storage with a cache-like reserved space to handle burst I/O in real time, greatly maximizing the advantages of SSDs. Upgrade to 10GbE and abundant capability with PCIe expansion The TS-473A features two PCIe Gen 3 x4 slots that allows for various expansion cards for expanding application potential. Easy and Secure File Management File Station allows direct management of files stored on the TS-473A and in the cloud. Users can easily upload files from their PC, drag/drop files between folders, rename/delete files, and configure file/folder permissions to prevent unauthorized access. Microsoft Office Online can also be used to directly view/edit Microsoft Office documents stored on the TS-473A. Confidential/sensitive data can be encrypted to add extra security. Install a graphics card for GPU-accelerated computing Graphics cards are optimized for graphical calculations and transformations, but require significantly more power than other hardware. The TS-473A features PCIe slots to support low-profile graphics cards that do not need power cables, including NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX1650 graphics cards to boost performance of applications such as video editing , 4K UHD transcoding, imaging processing in QTS and performance of virtual machines via GPU passthrough. Build an affordable Fibre Channel SAN environment Common Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks (SAN) devices are often costly. By installing a QNAP 16Gb Fibre Channel card (QXP-16G2FC 16Gb) in the TS-473A, you can set a Fibre Channel Target using the iSCSI & Fibre Channel app. Moreover, the LUN Masking and Port Binding features provide an additional layer of data security. High-speed 2.5GbE VM Backup Solution With Hyper Data Protector, the TS-473A becomes an agentless backup tool for unlimited VMware® vSphere and Microsoft® Hyper-V VM backup. Hyper Data Protector features incremental backup, global deduplication, backup scheduling and recovery compression. With 2.5GbE connectivity, backup and restoration times are greatly reduced, providing a cost-effective solution for disaster recovery. QNAP Backup & Data Protection Solutions: Complete Apps & Utilities at Your Fingertips QNAP provides comprehensive solutions for virtually all data protection requirements. Discover an array of apps/utilities to help you back up various sources, including: - Boxafe – Google Workspace (G Suite) /Microsoft 365 SaaS backup - Hyper Data Protector – VMware vSphere/Microsoft Hyper-V VM backup - Hybrid Backup Sync – QNAP NAS/file server/macOS backup - NetBak Replicator – Windows backup - Snapshot – QNAP NAS protection/backup Flexible and economical storage expansion QNAP provides easy storage capacity expansion solutions. Here are several ways to expand your TS-473A storage as needed to accommodate data and business growth. Upgrade RAID Capacity Hot-swap lower-capacity drives with larger-capacity drives to expand your NAS capacity so it can grow with your business. Attach Expansion Enclosures Connect two TR-004 RAID expansion enclosures, or one 8-bay TL-D800S SATA 6 Gb/s JBOD, and use the QTS Storage & Snapshots Manager to easily handle NAS capacity expansion. Migrate to a New NAS Install your NAS hard drives into a larger QNAP NAS and retain all your existing data and configurations. More productivity applications Qsirch QNAP’s powerful, Google-like search tool for quickly finding specific images, music, videos, documents, and emails by keywords, color, and more search conditions. Boxafe Backup/sync files, emails, calendars and contacts from Google™ Workspace and Microsoft® Office 365® into the TS-473A to safeguard enterprise cloud data. QuMagie An AI-powered photo management app, supporting automated photo categorization with AI Albums, iOS® Live Photo display, and powerful search tool for ultimate photo management and sharing solution.
Hot Swap Drive Bays
Ethernet Lan
Storage Drives Installed
USB Port
Built In Ftp Server
Jumbo Frames Support
PCI Express X4 Gen 3 X Slots
USB 3 2 Gen 2 3 1 Gen 2 Type A Ports Quantity
Number Of M.2 (M & B) Slots
Internal Memory Type
Supported Storage Drive Interfaces
M.2, Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Power Supply Unit Psu Capacity
250 W
Processor Frequency
2.2 GHz
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Processor Cores
Storage Drive Sizes Supported
2.5, 3.5, M.2
Cooling Type
Number of Storage Drives Supported
Supported Storage Drive Types
Chassis Type
Internal Memory
8 GB
Installed Storage Drive Type
Memory Slots
Maximum Ram Supported
64 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Storage Drive Interface
Serial ATA III
Server Operating Systems Supported
Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
Storage Relative Humidity H H
5 - 95%
Processor Model
Processor Family
Ryzen Embedded
Operating System Installed
QNAP Turbo System
Storage Temperature T T
-20 - 70 °C
Cables Included
AC, LAN (RJ-45)
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8
MAC Operating Systems Supported
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
AC Input Voltage
100 - 240 V
Ethernet Lan Data Rates
100, 1000, 2500 Mbit/s
Product Colour
19.93 cm
28.080000000000002 cm
18.82 cm
Package Weight
Flash Memory
5000 MB
Memory Form Factor
Processor Threads
19.93 cm
28.080000000000002 cm
18.82 cm
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