Product Comparison: QNAP TS-473 vs QNAP TVS-473e


General Specifications
Brand
QNAP
QNAP
Model
TS-473
TVS-473e
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The TS-473 is powered by a high-performance and energy-efficient AMD R-Series CPU and provides two PCIe slots for greater functionality. You can instal a QNAP QM2 expansion card to add M.2 SSD caching/10GbE connectivity.
The TVS-473e is powered by a high-end AMD R-Series APU that incorporates an exceptional CPU with AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics performance, delivering a high-performance and energy-efficient NAS solution.
Key Specs
Number Of Slots
4 -bay
4 -bay
Storage Drive Type
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s, M.2 SSD
2.5”, 3.5”, SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s, M.2 SSD
What customers say about "Key Specs"
QNAP TS-473 4-bay NAS
  • I put in two 3TB drives and a SSD. So, good for music.
  • Great service and a great product. Great capacity and great speed.
  • High quality. Be sure to get good drives. Don't go cheap.
  • I installed the four hard drives and turned the machine on. Easy install and great capacity.
  • Will not recognize any hard drives.
QNAP TVS-473e 4-bay NAS
  • So far so good. Great 4 slots.
  • Excellent product with good size of capacity.
  • The performance and capacity of this NAS is nothing short of awesome.
  • The QNAP is a fantastic tool for your home or business. Plenty drive slots.
  • Can't go wrong with this QNAP. I like this size of capacity.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Grey
Height
7.4 in.
7.4 in.
Width
7.84 in.
7.84 in.
Depth
11 in.
11.01 in.
Weight
10.8 lbs.
10.8 lbs.
Features
CPU
AMD RX-421ND
AMD RX-421BD
RAM
4 GB
4 GB
RAID Support
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, JBOD, Single
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, JBOD, Single
Extras
SSD caching, QTS – Simple and powerful, Snapshots for Volume & LUN, QNAP remote control, Auto-tiering technology
QTS – Simple and powerful, USB QuickAccess, Greater efficiency, SSD caching, 10GbE connectivity
Included Software
myQNAPcloud, File Station, Qfiling, Hybrid Backup Sync, Virtualization Station, Qsirch, Surveillance Station 5, Q’center, Qfinder Pro, App Center, Chromecast, Notes Station 3, Qcontactz
QTS 4.3, myQNAPcloud, Qsync, Qmanager, Qboost, Qfile, Qfiling, Hybrid Backup Sync, Virtualization Station, Qsirch, Surveillance Station 5, QVPN Service, Q’center, OceanKTV, Qfinder Pro, App Center, Chromecast, Notes Station 3, Qcontactz
What customers say about "Features"
QNAP TS-473 4-bay NAS
  • Many nice apps and user licenses for video surveillance, Hyper Visor integration, Photos, Cloud, File sharing ETC.
  • Unbelievably rich interface operating system. FAST. Very capable for it's size.
  • You really need this 473 to transcode 1080p video without any lag.
  • This is the most full featured NAS I have used.
  • The QNAP DLNA server just plain didn't work with my 3 DLNA devices.
QNAP TVS-473e 4-bay NAS
  • A really high performance NAS at a good price. Fast CPU and good RAM.
  • Plex works a dream. Highly recommend. Great set of softwares.
  • Great QNAP product. CPU is really good and fast.
  • It's a fantastic device with great performance, good processor, and great memory.
  • The upgrade flexibility and quad core processor are awesome features.
Interfaces
LAN Speed
1000 Mbps
1000 Mbps
Number of LAN
4
4
Number of USB
4
5
eSATA
No
No
HDMI
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Interfaces"
QNAP TS-473 4-bay NAS
  • It will handle hitherto unheard of quantities of data at amazing speeds.
  • The high speed built in lets it effectively handle the tasks I used to need my desktop to perform.
  • Great storage solution. Great connectivity. Great LAN speed.
  • Has LCD multi-line information display, USB backup port, fully configurable settings. Excellent for me.
  • Data access speeds and RAID rebuild times are quite slow as compared to the old Linux box this is replacing.
QNAP TVS-473e 4-bay NAS
  • Would highly recommend to everyone. Great connectivity.
  • Processing power and memory are nice. Easy install. HDMI port is awesome feature.
  • QNAP a leader in home and business servers. Great LAN speed and ports.
  • Has 4 USB ports and 1 USB QuickAccess. I like it.
  • Doesn't have eSATA port. This is issue for me.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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