The TS-873 is powered by a high-performance and energy-efficient AMD R-Series CPU and provides two PCIe slots for greater functionality. You can install a QNAP QM2 expansion card to add M.2 SSD caching/10GbE connectivity; a compatible wireless card to use the TS-873 as a wireless access point; and an entry-level graphics card (for example: NVIDIA GeForce GT1030) to boost system performance for 4K video performance. The TS-873 allows you to flexibly deploy a wide range of applications with a more affordable budget.
The TS-873 features two PCIe (Gen3 x4) slots, allowing for installing single/dual-port 10GbE NICs to accelerate applications that demand higher bandwidth such as virtualization, media workflows, and backup/restoration tasks for an ever-growing amount of data; or a USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) expansion card for transferring large media files to and from USB storage. You can also install QM2 cards, wireless network cards or an entry-level graphics card to extend NAS functionality.
Equipped with a next-gen AMD R-Series RX-421ND quad-core 2.1 GHz CPU (Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz) with up to 64GB dual-channel DDR4 RAM, the TS-873 enables lightning-fast multi-tasking with low power consumption for up to 2379 MB/s throughput with a 10GbE configuration. With a hardware-accelerated AES-NI encryption engine, the TS-873 also provides unmatched encryption performance in its class (up to 2332 MB/s with AES 256-bit full NAS volume encryption) to boost system performance while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored on the NAS.