QNAP’s first tower all-flash U.2 NVMe/SATA NAS is petabyte-capable with 25GbE and AMD EPYC

Today, QNAP is introducing its first tower U.2 NVMe/SATA all-flash NAS with the TS-h1290FX. This NAS is designed to be an all-in-one solution for your high-end workstation and collaborative high-resolution video workflows, thanks to leveraging AMD’s EPYC processor, PCIe Gen 4×16 expansion, and native dual 25GbE networking. It can also scale up to a petabyte of storage as well, with 256GB RAM models shipping prebuilt too. What is all this all-flash NAS from QNAP capable of? Quite a bit, in reality. Let’s take a closer look below.

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QNAP’s latest 6-Bay NAS has dual 2.5GbE ports at $649 (New low, save $121)

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Amazon is currently offering the QNAP TS-653D-4G 6 Bay NAS for $649 shipped. Also available at Adorama. Having dropped from $770, today’s offer is good for only the second price cut we’ve seen, amounts to 15% in savings, and marks a new all-time low. As QNAP’s latest flagship NAS, the 6-Bay TS-653D delivers high-end performance with upwards of 96TB of raw storage. It rocks a quad-core 2GHz processor with 4GB of upgradable RAM alongside PCIe Gen 2 slot. You’ll find a total of five USB 3.0 ports throughout, but the big perk here connectivity wise is a pair 2.5Gb Ethernet ports for achieving up to 498MB/s transfer speeds. It can also handle 4K transcoding, making it a great option for running Plex with an HDMI output. Rated 4.7/5 stars. Head below for more.

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