QNAP TS-h973AX-8G - 9 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure

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QNAP TS-h973AX-8G - 9 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure

QuickFind: 1137133 Mfr part code: TS-H973AX-8G
  • Aboslute Performance with AMD Ryzen
  • Upto 32GB Ram
  • Dual U.2 NVMe PCIE GEN 3 X4 SSD Slots
  • Streamline large file transfers and video editing with 10gbe and 2.5gbe

Product Description

QNAP TS-h973AX-8G - 9 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure

  • Install high-performance U.2 NVMe PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSDs or SATA 6Gb/s SSDs in the dedicated SSD slots for cache acceleration and improved random I/O.
  • One 10GBASE-T Multi-Gig and two 2.5GbE LAN ports accelerate virtualization, intensive file access, large backup/restoration tasks, and media transfer.
  • Experience a business-class backup center, supporting backup/restore of cloud data and VMs (including Google™ Workspace, Microsoft 365®, VMware® and Hyper-V).
  • Host multiple virtual machines and containers to run a wide range of applications on the TS-h973AX.
  • Cloud storage gateways realize hybrid cloud applications by working with the cache space reserved on NAS to ensure low-latency data access to the cloud.
  • Flexibly scale your total storage capacity to match your business growth by connecting USB expansion enclosures (TR or TL series JBOD).

Featuring an AMD Ryzen™ V1000 series V1500B quad-core processor and 10GbE/2.5GbE connectivity, the 9-bay TS-h973AX packs a high-capacity hybrid storage infrastructure into a compact physical footprint. With five 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps drive bays, two 2.5-inch U.2 NVMe SSD slots (Slot 1 & 2 support both U.2 NVMe and SATA SSDs ), and two 2.5-inch SATA 6Gbps SSD slots, the TS-h973AX can benefit from SSD caching to boost IOPS-intensive applications. With the ZFS-based QuTS hero operating system, the TS-h973AX ensures data integrity and supports block-level inline data deduplication and compression, near-limitless snapshots, and real-time SnapSync to satisfy mission-critical file servers, virtualization servers, collaborative video editing, and efficient data backup and recovery with business-class performance, job reliability, and lower overall cost.

Technical Specification

QNAP TS-h973AX-8G - 9 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure


Cables Included 1 x 10GBase-T cable
Included Accessories 2 x hard drive security key, 24 x flat head screws (for 3.5" HDD), 32 x flat head screws (for 2.5" HDD), power cable
Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), built-in cooling fan
Security Slot Type Kensington security slot


Device Type NAS server
Host Connectivity 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet / 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity 0 GB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 0 (installed) / 9 (max)
Width 22.46 cm
Depth 22.41 cm
Height 18.265 cm
Weight 3.52 kg

Processor / Memory

Processors Installed 1 x AMD Ryzen Embedded V1500B 2.2 GHz
Number of Cores Quad-Core
Max Supported Qty 1
RAM 8 GB (installed) / 32 GB (supported) - DDR4
Flash Memory Installed 5 GB

Storage Controller

Interface Type SATA 6Gb/s


Data Link Protocol 10 GigE, 2.5 GigE
Network / Transport Protocol PPTP, L2TP, IPSec, FTP, DHCP, DDNS, SFTP, SMSC, HTTP, HTTPs
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 2, Telnet, SNMP 3, IPMI 1.0, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, SSH, SMTP
Network Services Compatibility Microsoft Active Directory (AD), DDNS, Microsoft CIFS, FTP, Server Message Block (SMB), Apple File Protocol (AFP), Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)
Features NAT support, load balancing, wake on LAN (WOL), IPv6 support, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) support, download client, Jumbo Frames support, DHCP server, IPv4 support, DHCP client, link aggregation trunking, DLNA support, port trunking, IFTTT agent, FXP support
Encryption Algorithm SSL, FIPS 140-2, 128-bit AES, 256-bit AES
Compliant Standards UPnP

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays 5 (total) / 5 (free) x hot-swap - 3.5" ¦ 4 (total) / 4 (free) x hot-swap - 2.5"
Interfaces 1 x Ethernet 10Gb ¦ 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 - Type A ¦ 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 - Type C ¦ 2 x 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet


Power Device External power adapter
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V
Power Provided 120 Watt

Software / System Requirements

Storage Operating System QNAP QuTS hero 4.5.0
OS Required Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, IBM AIX 7, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Ubuntu 14.04, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6, Apple OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later, Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 10, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, CentOS 7.0, Microsoft Windows Server 2019, SuSE Linux 12 or later, Oracle Solaris 10 or later

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 5 - 95% (non-condensing)
Sound Emission 22.9 dBA

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