QNAP Turbo vNAS TVS-863 8 x Total Bays NAS Server - Tower

QNAP Turbo vNAS TVS-863 8 x Total Bays NAS Server - Tower

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Adorned with a box in gold color, the sophisticated TVS-863, featuring the easy-to-use QTS operating system, is a powerful, reliable, secure and scalable NAS solution designed for mission-critical and intensive business applications and to meet fast growing data storage needs. The TVS-863 supports 10GbE via optional PCI-E network expansion and delivers high performance with persistent throughput, providing a comprehensive storage solution for SMBs to build a reliable private cloud.

  • 10GbE-ready, highly-efficient storage solution for HD video editing and sharing
  • Enhanced data security with a high-performance hardware-accelerated encryption engine with AES 256-bit full NAS volume encryption and anti-virus
  • Use the TVS-863 as a PC with exclusive QvPC Technology and 4K display support
  • Run multiple Windows/Linux/Android-based virtual machines with the Virtualization Station
  • Manage, share, and back up business data with Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
  • NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution for server virtualization
  • Supports VMware®, Citrix®, and Microsoft® Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features
  • Transcode Full HD videos on-the-fly or offline with QNAP's unique transcoding technology and hardware transcoding engine
  • Expand the total raw storage capacity up to 192TB with the economical UX-800P QNAP expansion enclosures

High performance & efficiency

The TVS-863 is equipped with the energy-efficient 64-bit AMD® quad-core 2.4 GHz processor with 4GB DDR3L-1600 RAM (upgradable to 16GB), SATA 6Gb/s, and 2 Gigabit LAN ports (expandable to max. 4 x GbE ports or 2 x GbE + 2 x 10GbE ports) for lightning-fast multi-tasking. The TVS-863 is a powerful NAS that delivers up to 448MB/s read & write speeds with 4 x GbE port configuration, and up to 1,432MB/s with 10GbE configuration. The TVS-863's hardware-accelerated encryption engine with AES-NI provides unmatched encryption performance in its class, up to 691MB/s with AES 256- bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TVS-863. The next-gen AMD Radeon™ HD graphics provides hardware-accelerated transcoding performance and dual HDMI outputs with brilliant high-definition multimedia content playback. When installed with the latest Wi-Fi 802.11ac USB network adapter, the TVS-863 can offer remarkably high speeds for transferring large amount of files and streaming bandwidth-consuming multimedia.

QTS - Simple and efficient

Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, system operations of the TVS-863 are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.

10GbE ready

The TVS-863 offers 2 inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports and supports 10 Gigabit high speed networks by installing a 10GbE network adapter. The 10GbE-ready TVS-863 delivers lightning-fast data throughput. Coupled with its large storage capacity potential, the TVS-863 is perfect for data centers to store big data and excel in fast data transmission, and for 10GbE home lab environment for technical professionals.


General Information

QNAP Systems
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name:
Product Family:
Turbo vNAS
Product Series:
Product Model:
Product Name:
TVS-863 NAS Server
Product Type:
NAS Server


Number of Hard Drives Supported:
Number of Hard Drives Installed:
Hard Drive Configuration:
Flash Memory Capacity:
512 MB

Processor & Chipset

Processor Manufacturer:
Processor Core:
Quad-core (4 Core)
Processor Speed:
2.40 GHz


Standard Memory:
  • 8 GB
Maximum Memory:
16 GB
Memory Technology:
Number of Total Memory Slots:

Network & Communication

Ethernet Technology:
  • Gigabit Ethernet

I/O Expansions

Number of Total Expansion Bays:
Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays:
Number of Total Expansion Slots:
Number of PCI Express x4 Slots:


Controller Type:
  • Serial ATA/600
RAID Supported:
RAID Levels:
  • 0
  • 1
  • 5
  • 6
  • 10
  • 5+Hot Spare
  • 6+Hot Spare
  • 10+Hot Spare


Total Number of USB Ports:
Number of USB 3.0 Ports:
Network (RJ-45):
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports:


Operating System:
QTS 4.1

Management & Protocols

  • TCP/IP
  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • DHCP
  • AFP 3.3
  • NFSv3
  • FTPS
  • FTP
  • SFTP
  • TFTP
  • HTTP
  • Telnet
  • SSH
  • iSCSI
  • SNMP
  • SMTP
  • SMSC
  • UPnP
  • Bonjour
  • FXP
  • DDNS
  • LDAP
  • RSync
  • PPTP
Storage Management
  • QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim
  • RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, 5/6/10 + hot spares
  • Supports storage pool
  • Online volume expansion
  • Online storage pool expansion
  • Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
  • SMART data migration
  • Storage expansion via QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion units
  • Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
  • Bad block recovery
  • RAID recovery
  • Bitmap support
Power Management
  • Wake on LAN
  • Internal hard drive standby mode
  • Scheduled power on/off
  • Automatic power on after power recovery
  • USB and network UPS support with SNMP management
  • System sleep mode (S3)
Access Right Management
  • Access Right Management
  • Import/export users
  • User quota management
  • Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV
  • Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station
  • Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station
Transcode Management
  • Transcode 1080p video files to 240p, 360p, 480p, and 720p resolutions
  • Automatic video transcoding for watched folders
  • Hardware-accelerated transcoding support
  • Embed subtitles with videos in background transcoding

Power Description

Input Voltage:
  • 120 V AC
  • 230 V AC
Power Supply Wattage:
250 W
Sleep-Mode Power Consumption:
2.35 W
Operating Power Consumption:
70.45 W

Physical Characteristics

  • Golden
185 mm
298.2 mm
235.4 mm
Form Factor:
Weight (Approximate):
7.83 kg