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QNAP TVS-682-i3-8G Diskless, Intel Core i3-6100 3.7 GHz dual-core, 8GB DDR4 RAM (4 GB x 2), 4 x 1GbE RJ-45, 1xHDMI 2.0 for 4K 60fps, tiered storage, application-based partitioning.



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TVS-682-PT-8G: Intel® Pentium® G4400 3.3 GHz dual-core processor
TVS-682-i3-8G: Intel® Core™ i3-6100 3.7 GHz dual-core processor

System memory

Total DIMM slots: 4
Maximum memory: 64 GB (16 GB x4)
Memory modules pre-installed: 8 GB DDR4 RAM (4 GB x 2)
Note: The pre-installed memory modules need to be replaced when expanding the memory to over 24 GB.

Flash Memory


M.2 Slot

2 x M.2 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA 6Gb/s SSD
1. The M.2 SSD is not included as standard.
2. M.2 SSD operations can easily generate excessive heat. It is recommended to install a heatsink (from QNAP or a third-party provider) on the M.2 SSD.

Hard Drive Tray

2 x 2.5” SSD
4 x 2.5”/3.5” hard drive or SSD

Drive Interface

SATA 6Gbps/3Gbps; Hot-swappable


1 x USB 3.0 port (Front)
4 x USB 3.0 port (Rear)

LAN Port

4 x GbE port (10GbE and 40GbE are supported with the purchase and installation of compatible network adapters)
1. For a list of compatible network adapters, please visit the Compatibility List.
2. For instructions on how to install network adapters, please refer to Chapter 6 of the QNAP NAS Hardware Manual.

HDMI Output


Audio Input

Audio In: 2 x 6.3mm MIC In

Audio Output

2 x built-in speaker, 1 x 3.5mm Line-out jack
Note: Only one of the above audio output ports can work at a time. If a speaker is connected, the sound will output through the speaker.

LED Indicators

System status, 2.5” SSD, M.2 SSD, 3.5” HDD


System: Power button, Reset button, USB one-touch-backup button

System Warning


Form Factor



231.9 (H) x 224.9 (W) x 319.8 (D) mm
9.1 (H) x 8.9 (W) x 12.6 (D) inch


Net (NAS only): 7.7 kg/ 16.96lb
Gross (with packing and accessories): 9.5 kg/ 20.94lb

Sound Level (dB)*

Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander position): 20.5 dB
(with 4 x Seagate ST2000VN000-1HJ164 hard drive installed)



Relative Humidity

5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C

Power Supply

Input: 100-240V~, 3-1.5A, 60-50Hz; Output: 250W

PCIe Slot

2 (1* PCIe Gen3 x16; 1* PCIe Gen3 x4)


System: 1 x 8 cm cooling fan
CPU: 1 x 9 cm fan


* Testing Environment:
Refer to ISO 7779 ; Maximum HDD loaded ; Bystander Position ; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS


Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.



Operating System

QTS 4.2 (embedded Linux)

Storage Management

  1. Storage Space Utilization monitoring
  2. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim3
  3. Disk volume types: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, 5 + hot spare, JBOD, single
  4. Supports storage pools3
  5. Supports Qtier™ Technology (Auto Tiering, 8GB System RAM and SSD drives are required)3
  6. Supports snapshots (4GB System RAM required)3
  • Supports Volume/LUN snapshot
  • Snapshot manager
  • Snapshot clone
  • Snapshot vault
  • Snapshot replica
  • Snapshot agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere
  • Online volume expansion
  • Online storage pool expansion
  • Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
  • SMART data migration
  • Storage expansion via QNAP TX-500P/UX-800P expansion units3
  • JBOD enclosure roaming
  • SSD read-only/read-write cache
  • Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
  • Bad block recovery & RAID recovery
  • Bitmap support
  • Supported Client OS

    1. Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2
    2. Apple Mac OS X
    3. Linux & UNIX

    Power Management

    1. Wake on LAN
    2. Internal hard drive standby mode
    3. Scheduled power on/off
    4. Automatic power on after power recovery
    5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management
    6. System sleep mode (S3)3

    Supported Browsers

    1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+
    2. Google Chrome
    3. Apple Safari 7+
    4. Mozilla Firefox

    Access Right Management

    1. Batch users creation
    2. Import/Export users
    3. User quota management
    4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV
    5. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station
    6. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

    Multilingual Support

    1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

    Domain Authentication Integration

    1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support
    2. LDAP server, LDAP client
    3. Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

    File System

    1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4
    2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+

    myQNAPcloud Service

    1. Private cloud storage and sharing
    2. Free host name registration (DDNS)
    3. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)
    4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)
    5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption
    6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup
    7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)


    1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1
    2. Quad Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
    3. Service binding based on network interfaces
    4. Squid Proxy server
    5. Proxy client
    6. DHCP client, DHCP server
    7. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC
    8. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery
    9. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support**

    ** 802.11ac support may vary by model.


    1. Sync files across multiple devices with SSL secure connection
    2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders
    3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks: x86:32, ARM:5)
    4. Shares files by links via e-mail
    5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support
    6. Version control: up to 64 versions.
    7. Unified privilege management
    8. Unified configuration management
    9. Supports central configuration mode
    10. Supports remote erase/restore
    11. Supports shared folders sync
    12. Supports Windows & Mac OS

    Network & Virtual Switch

    1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1
    2. Quad Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
    3. DHCP client, DHCP server
    4. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support**
    5. Virtual Switch

    Web Administration

    1. Multi-window, multi-tasking based system management
    2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display
    3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
    4. SNMP (v2 & v3)
    5. Resource monitor
    6. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station
    7. Automatic Cleanup
    8. File Type Filter
    9. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)
    10. Syslog client/server
    11. System settings backup and restore
    12. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management


    1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP
    2. CIFS host access control for shared folders
    3. FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption2
    4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption2
    5. Importable SSL certificates
    6. Instant alerts via email, SMS, beep, push service, and LCD panel3
    7. 2-step verification

    File Server

    1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX
    2. Microsoft networking
    3. Windows ACL
    4. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP
    5. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

    Powerful All-in-one server

    FTP Server

    1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)
    2. FXP support

    HD (HybridDesk) Station 3.13

    1. Watch various online content such as Flickr, Picasa, Shoutcast, etc.
    2. Web browsers (Chrome, Firefox)
    3. Supports international keyboards, input and mouse
    4. Supports user login permissions
    5. A variety of applications are available including Skype, Plex Home Theater, and more

    The playback and quality of some video files may be affected by the system’s CPU and GPU decoding abilities.

    File Station

    1. Supports mounting cloud drives (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk and Box). 
    2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)
    3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)
    4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)
    5. Supports sharing download links and upload links
    6. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers
    7. Photo, music, and video preview and playback with hardware-accelerated transcoding3
    8. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)
    9. Creation of and sending download links for sharing public files with expiration date and password protection
    10. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)
    • Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding3
    • Supports slideshow playback in media viewer
  • Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management
  • Linux Station

    1. Support install the Ubuntu OS via Linux Station. Use your NAS as an Ubuntu PC using the NAS HDMI output.
    2. Download and use a variety of applications from the Ubuntu Software Center.
    3. Supports remote desktop to monitor and access Ubuntu remotely.
    4. An open source software platform for developers.

    Note: The NAS requires at least 4GB RAM and Container Station must be installed.

    Transcode Management

    1. Transcode video files to 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p resolution
    2. Automatic video transcoding for watched folders
    3. Hardware accelerated transcoding support3
    4. Embed subtitles into videos for background transcoding

    Virtualization Station3

    1. Supports Virtual Machine (VM) creation to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix and Android
    2. Supports VM import and export
    3. Supports VM cloning & snapshots
    4. Supports VM backup and restore
    5. VM console can be displayed via HDMI output - QVM
    6. HTML5-based shared remote console
    7. Supports three different networking modes: Isolated, External-only and Bridged
    8. Supports GPU pass-through via the discrete card

    Backup Station

    1. Remote replication server (over rsync)
    2. Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS, FTP or CIFS/SMB server
    3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control
    4. Real-time & scheduled backup
    5. Backup versioning for RTRR
    6. Snapshot support for RTRR/Rsync
    7. Encryption, compression, file filter, and transfer rate limitation
    8. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for WindowsⓇ
    9. Apple Time Machine backup support
    10. Data backup to multiple external storage devices
    11. Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

    Container Station

    1. Supports LXC and Docker
    2. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry
    3. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode
    4. Supports two network modes (NAT and host)
    5. Supports auto-start containers
    6. Supports downloading Docker certificates
    7. Supports adding private registries
    8. Added an application repository for users to switch to any repository on

    Cloud Drive Sync

    1. Multiple cloud account management like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and hubiC
    2. Supports multiple cloud accounts
    3. Manual, scheduled, periodic and continuous sync
    4. Flexible file filtering using type, date, and size
    5. SSL transfer encryption
    6. Dashboard and job statistics
    7. Configurable network error recovery options
    8. Extensive job activity logging for tracing history of status and statistics
    9. Concurrent job execution and multi-threaded data transfer
    10. Per-account bandwidth throttling

    Signage Station

    1. Supports dynamic content including videos, images, music, and text
    2. Supports multi-user collaboration
    3. Supports sharing by email and social network
    4. Supports design software: iArtist Lite
    5. Supports playback on Chrome browser

    Cloud Backup Station

    1. S3 Plus (including Amazon S3)
    2. Amazon Glacier
    3. Google Cloud Storage
    4. WebDAV-based cloud storage
    5. Microsoft Azure
    6. OpenStack Swift


    1. Supports full-text search
    2. Supports near real-time search
    3. Bar chart to show data distribution
    4. Supports previews for photos, music, videos, Gmail, PDF .etc
    5. Show search results using thumbnails or a list
    6. Supports search Chrome extension

    Print Server

    1. Max number of printers: 3
    2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol
    3. Print job display and management
    4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control

    iSCSI (IP SAN)

    1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)
    2. Supports LUN mapping & masking
    3. Online LUN capacity expansion
    4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation
    5. Supports MPIO & MC/S
    6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration
    7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder
    8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)
    9. Stack chaining master
    10. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

    Photo Station

    1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view
    2. Supports virtual/smart albums
    3. Validity control for sharing albums
    4. Tag photos with text, colors, and ratings
    5. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects
    6. Geotag photos and display them on Google maps
    7. Supports uploading photos/videos to Picasa, Flickr, Weibo, YouTube
    8. Supports face detection (with the Photo Station Extension)
    9. Supports PDF to image conversion (with the Photo Station Extension)
    10. Supports Facebook friends login
    11. Backup/Restore album configuration

    Surveillance Station

    1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras
    2. Includes 8 free camera licenses, up to 80 camera channels by purchasing additional licenses3
    3. Instant playback to check recent events
    4. Visual aid by e-map
    5. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar
    6. Video preview on playback timeline
    7. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching
    8. Surveillance client for Mac
    9. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)
    10. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

    Music Station

    1. Play or share music via web browser
    2. Supports streaming music to multiple devices.
    3. Supports changing album covers via Google search or by uploading photos.
    4. Internet radio (MP3)
    5. Up to 8 music alarms
    6. Mobile app: Qmusic for music streaming and management

    VPN Server

    1. Secure remote access: PPTP、L2TP/IPsec & OpenVPN VPN services
    2. Max number of clients: 45

    iTunes Server

    1. Audio and video sharing for Windows® & Mac iTunes

    DLNA Server

    1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
    2. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.
    3. Video and Audio On-the-fly Transcoding3

    Video Station

    1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view
    2. Supports virtual/smart collections
    3. Tag videos with text, color, and ratings
    4. Share video links to social websites or through email
    5. Display movie information and posters from Internet sources or user-uploaded files
    6. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT,*.ASS, *.SSA)
    7. Supports online searching and downloading of subtitles as well as importing subtitle files
    8. Supports adjusting the display style of subtitles
    9. Supports Facebook friends login
    10. Supports multi-zone video display
    11. Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding3
    12. Mobile app: Qvideo for online video browsing and management

    Q’center (NAS CMS)

    1. Multiple NAS monitoring
    2. Utilization history reports
    3. Unified configuration management
    4. Visual display reports
    5. Monitor NAS behind NAT routers with Q’center Assistant
    6. Virtual appliances supported with Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi

    AirPlay & Chromecast

    1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

    Note: The Media Streaming add-on app must be installed from the QTS App Center.


    1. Use the NAS as a karaoke machine.
    2. Display songs by artists, languages, and favorites.
    3. Enhance the experience with effects such as tuning echo, key, or applause
    4. Control the playlist with a mobile app.
    5. Supports keyboard and remote control (RM-RF001/ RM-IR002).

    Note: Microphone not included.

    Download Station

    1. PC-less BT, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS, Thunder, FlashGet and qqdl download (up to 500 Tasks)
    2. BT download with search, Magnet Link and PT support
    3. Scheduled download and bandwidth control
    4. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)
    5. Proxy support for BT download
    6. Mobile app: Qget for downloads browsing and management

    Qfinder Pro with Storage Plug & Connect

    1. Creating and mapping shared folders by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro
    2. Creation of and connection to iSCSI target/LUN

    Notes Station

    1. Direct and quick backup from Evernote with re-editing availability
    2. Supports Google Calendar
    3. Import/Export PDF and .epub file
    4. RSS live feed and auto update
    5. Online quick preview of multimedia attachments
    6. Notes encrypt/decrypt
    7. Smart snapshot for version control
    8. Full site backup for admin user

    App Center

    1. Over 100 official and community software add-ons

    1 Not all IPv6 services are supported.
    2 Data encryption functions may be unavailable in accordance with the legislative restrictions of some countries.
    3 This feature may vary by model.
    4 DRM-protected content is not supported.

    Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.


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    QNAP TVS-682-i3-8G Diskless High-Performance NAS

    Your Custom Configuration:
    • No Hard Drive
    • No RAID
    • No RAM Upgrade
    • No RAIL
    • No Network Card
    • No Warranty
    • No SSD Cache