Server-grade Intel® Xeon® E processor and ECC memory for high performance and reliability
The Intel® Xeon® E based TS-1683XU-RP enterprise NAS with up to 64 GB DDR4 ECC (Error Correcting Code) memory delivers server-grade performance with dependable reliability. It features Mellanox® ConnectX®-4 Lx 10GbE controllers that not only fulfill bandwidth-demanding applications but also support iSER to offload CPU workloads with boosted virtualization performance, while PCIe expansion allows for installing graphics cards to empower video surveillance, virtualization and AI applications. The performance-driven TS-1683XU-RP provides you with advanced business-ready features, including software-defined SSD extra over-provisioning, software-defined networking & virtual switch, and much more.
Intel® Xeon® E processor, extraordinary performance
- DDR4 ECC memory detects and then corrects single-bit memory errors, demonstrating high reliability for crucial applications.
- Two 10GbE SFP+ SmartNIC ports with iSER support accelerate large file sharing, intensive data transfer, and VMware virtualization applications.
- PCIe expandability allows for graphics cards or 40GbE/ 25GbE/ 10GbE adapters to increase application performance.
- Supports VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V® and Windows Server® 2016 virtualization with reliability and cost-efficiency.
- Software-defined SSD extra over-provisioning combats write amplification and optimizes SSD random write speeds for IOPS-demanding applications.
- Comprehensive security management, providing a security portal for your NAS and helping you to stay informed of NAS status at all times.
The TS-1683XU-RP features an Intel® Xeon® E-2124 quad-core 3.3 GHz processor (burst up to 4.3 GHz), 16 GB DDR4 ECC memory (upgradable to 64 GB), and a redundant power supply, delivering server-grade performance and dependable reliability for rugged enterprise IT environments as a cost-efficient NAS solution. Besides 4 Gigabit RJ45 LAN ports, the TS-1683XU-RP comes with two 10GbE SFP+ SmartNIC LAN ports to provide a significant performance boost.ECC memory forestalls data corruption to assure reliability
The Intel® Xeon® E based TS-1683XU-RP uses ECC memory that can detect and correct single-bit memory errors as they occur to prevent downtime and data loss, which is essential for always-on, mission-critical, server-grade applications. The TS-1683XU-RP supports dual-channel DDR4 memory in four Long-DIMM slots. When using paired memory modules, the TS-1683XU-RP can leverage the power of dual-channel architecture to boost performance. You also customize the memory configuration (supports up to 64 GB RAM) of the TS-1683XU-RP for greater performance to tackle dynamically-changing workloads such as virtualization.Server-grade hardware: Sturdy and expandable
The TS-1683XU-RP features outstanding hardware and expandable architecture, enabling optimum performance and flexibility to fulfill business needs in performance and application diversification.Dual 10GbE connectivity optimizes high-speed data transfer and VMware virtualization with iSER
The TS-1683XU-RP provides two 10GbE SFP+ ports that use the Mellanox® ConnectX®-4 Lx SmartNIC controller. They support the iSCSI Extensions for RDMA (iSER) protocol, allowing data to bypass general network drivers, the socket layer, and to directly enter memory buffers of the ESXi server and storage to offload CPU workloads. When both the VMware® server and the TS-1683XU-RP support iSER, it can provide up to 60% increased random read/write performance and 50% decreased latency, providing an essential tool to optimize demanding virtualization applications.Recommended usage of PCIe slots
The TS-1683XU-RP provides multiple PCIe slots. To ensure that the SATA drives have sufficient bandwidth, it is recommended to only use low-end expansion cards, (such as a 1GbE NIC, USB 3.0 card, or Wi-Fi adapter) with the PCIe Gen2 slot (Slot 1) as this slot is connected to the PCH. For high-end expansion cards (including 10GbE/40GbE NICs, SAS cards, Mustang-200 acceleration card, and graphics cards), it is recommended to use PCIe Gen3 slots (Slot 2, 3, 4) as these slots are connected to the CPU.Abundant I/O capability with PCIe expansion
The TS-1683XU-RP features 4 PCIe slots that allow for the usage of various expansion cards to expand application potential.Empower GPU-accelerated computing with graphics cards
Graphics cards are optimized for graphical calculations and transformations. The TS-1683XU-RP provides PCIe slots for installing an AMD Radeon™ or NVIDIA® graphics card to boost data-intensive AI machine learning, while also providing benefits for imaging processing and virtual machine performance (via GPU passthrough).SSD caching and auto tiering enable 24/7 optimized storage efficiency
By enabling Qtier™ auto-tiering on the TS-1683XU-RP, organizations can just buy the amount of SSDs needed, and attain the highest value/performance and optimal storage efficiency for data storage and sharing.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. The TS-1683XU-RP also supports write-only SSD caches to greatly boost write-intensive applications and also RAID 5/6 SSD caches for higher performance and caching space.Maximize the value of SSDs with Qtier Technology
Qtier™ Technology empowers the TS-1683XU-RP with auto tiering that helps continuously optimize storage efficiency by automatically moving data between 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.Attain enterprise-grade SSD performance levels from affordable consumer SSDs
The TS-1683XU-RP supports software-defined SSD extra over-provisioning (OP) that allows you to allocate additional OP space (from 1% to 60%) to optimize random write speeds and to extend SSD lifespan. Now you can use affordable consumer SSDs for the TS-1683XU-RP, adjust the SSD OP, and potentially attain performance and endurance levels similar to enterprise-grade SSDs to enjoy faster file backups, smoother multimedia experiences, and optimized virtualization applications.Up to 128 monitoring channels in QVR Pro for well-rounded security surveillance
The TS-1683XU-RP supports QVR Pro surveillance solution with 8 license-free channels for surveillance monitoring, which can be expanded up to 128 channels with additional channel license purchase for a more extensive security deployment. QVR Pro supports over 5,000 IP cameras, including all of the standard fisheye cameras available on the market. There are more advanced features for fully unleashing the potential of fisheye cameras: allowing a single fisheye camera’s image to be simultaneously viewed in nine channels from different angles, and cross-platform hardware-accelerated decoding for fisheye camera images. QVR Pro ensures higher surveillance performance for greater security while providing deployment flexibility and budget-savings.Flexibly allocate physical and virtual network resources to simplify network deployment
The Network & Virtual Switch application allows you to leverage limited physical network resources for unlimited virtual applications and centrally manage the entire network structure with a brilliantly-visualized network topology map. Flexible manageability enables you to reorganize physical and virtual network connections with greater ease, so you can allocate adequate network resources to the TS-1683XU-RP, virtual machines and containers whenever needed. The network deployment is greatly simplified while your network management efficiency is greatly improved.Complete backup planning
The TS-1683XU-RP provides a reliable, flexible backup & disaster recovery solution to assist organizations in routine backup jobs with cost-efficiency and high productivity.Block-based iSCSI LUN: Ideal choice for virtualization storage
The TS-1683XU-RP supports block-based iSCSI LUN that provides a more reliable and isolated environment than file-based LUN. Supporting VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V® and Windows Server® 2016, the TS-1683XU-RP provides a high-performance, reliable 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.Complete control over system status and data security
In open network environments, data on connected devices may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-1683XU-RP provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. Administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, and use the following tools to enhance security management.Flexible and economical storage expansion
QNAP provides several ways to expand your NAS storage as needed to accommodate data and business growth.
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