TVS-hX74T Series

QNAP TVS-hx74T Series

Tailored for creators and small teams.


The latest Thunderbolt™ 4 NAS is an excellent companion for your creative skills. Equipped with robust Intel® processors, the TVS-hX74T series enhances your productivity, enabling smooth handling of 4K video projects for you and your team. Designed for creators, this ZFS-based NAS ensures efficient collaborative workflows and hardware scalability (including the option to upgrade to 25 GbE connectivity and 64 GB RAM), adapting to your business and creative growth.

System requirement: macOS 13.5 (or later).

TVS-h874T thunderbolt
TVS-h874T core i7
TVS-h874T core i7
TVS-h874T core i9
TVS-h874T 2.5 GbE
TVS-h874T m.2-nvme-ssd
TVS-h874T PCIe
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TVS-h874T PCIe
TVS-h874T core i9
TVS-h874T core i7
TVS-h874T m.2-nvme-ssd
TVS-h874T 2.5 GbE

Thunderbolt™ 4 ports

Two standard Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C ports are included for direct connection to your Mac.

Video transcoding

The integrated GPU boosts transcoding of RAW video footage, enabling swift playback on devices for you, your team, and clients.

Prevent video corruption

The Self-Healing function of the TVS-h874T identifies and fixes corrupted data, ensuring a seamless and worry-free video production process.

2.5 GbE as standard and upgradable to 25 GbE

Equipped with dual 2.5 GbE ports for fast network connections, with the option to enhance to 25/10 GbE via a PCIe network expansion card.

Up to 154 TB storage capacity

Keep your files secure with RAID protection. For extra storage space, simply attach QNAP JBOD enclosures to scale up to 396 TB.

M.2 SSD slots

Establish a high-speed SSD storage volume or implement SSD caching by adding two M.2 NVMe SSDs, which are available for purchase separately.

QNAP TVS-hX74T streamlines creators’ workflows

The TVS-hX74T transcends basic backup and archiving functions, offering a comprehensive solution that nurtures your creativity through diverse technologies. Explore how its transformative features can enhance your workflows.

As an official Adobe Partner for video and audio solutions, QNAP delivers reliable performance aligned with professional creative standards.

Two Thunderbolt™ 4 ports as standard

The TVS-hX74T comes equipped with two Thunderbolt™ 4 ports and is fully compatible with Macs fitted with Apple Silicon (such as the M1 and M2 chips) and Intel® processors, as well as Windows PCs.

Photographers and videographers who work with external USB4™ or the more common USB3.2 Gen 2 Type-C SSDs will find it a breeze to import files using the NAS’s One-Touch-Copy function.

The TVS-h874T utilises Thunderbolt Networking technology to provide a maximum bandwidth of 20 Gbps.

Virtualization Certifications Supported by TVS-h874T

Thunderbolt™ 4 ports

Two standard Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C ports are included for direct connection to your Mac.

Video transcoding

The integrated GPU boosts transcoding of RAW video footage, enabling swift playback on devices for you, your team, and clients.

Prevent video corruption

The Self-Healing function of the TVS-h874T identifies and fixes corrupted data, ensuring a seamless and worry-free video production process.

How should post-production use a NAS and DAS?

Employing a NAS on your existing file-based workflow will save time and effort by adding the features that a DAS doesn't have.

Access between Mac/PC

NAS folders can be seamlessly accessed from Windows File Explorer or Mac Finder via both Wi-Fi and Ethernet. QNAP’s complete networking solutions (including 25/10 GbE switches, network cards, and adaptors) provide the speed, scalability, and flexibility you need.

Access privilege settings

A DAS cannot prevent unauthorized file access if lost or stolen. On the QNAP NAS user interface you can flexibly set adequate file/folder access rights based for teams and individual users.

Accelerate your work with SSD technologies

Benefit from QNAP’s SSD technologies to gain improved NAS performance.

NVMe SSD volume for video editing

Create a super-fast volume using M.2 NVMe SSDs and use it for working on in-progress projects. Archived data and previous projects can be stored on larger and cost-efficient HDD volumes.

SSD caching for VMs

Configure SSDs for cache acceleration to improve random access, IOPS-demanding applications, and overall NAS performance.

Future-proof PCIe Gen 4 slots

The TVS-hX74T comes with two PCIe Gen 4 slots, allowing you to add additional functionality (such as high-speed network connectivity) to meet growing workload and business requirements.

25/10/5 GbE network card

Enable lightning-fast throughput for bandwidth-demanding tasks such as 4K production or virtualization.

Future-proof PCIe Gen 4 slots

QM2 cards

Adds M.2 SSD or extra 10/2.5 GbE connectivity to the NAS for optimized performance and bandwidth.

Data self-healing

As files get larger and data transmission gets faster, the chance of silent data corruption also increases. QuTS hero can detect and automatically self-heal corrupted data to ensure the integrity of your files.

RAID Z. Designed for dealing with important data

ZFS-based QuTS hero supports multiple RAID levels, including RAID Triple Parity and Triple Mirror that deliver higher levels of data protection.

Prevent simultaneous SSD failure

RAID-level SSD lifespan is automatically and regularly detected to prevent simultaneous SSD failure, improving your data protection and system reliability.

Creator-oriented operating system that supports data self-healing and more

The ZFS-based QuTS hero operating system provides flexible storage management, comprehensive data protection, and optimized performance to meet the demands of creative professionals.

Work with your favorite video editing software

The TVS-h874T is compatible with Adobe Premiere, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, and iMovie. A collaboration editing environment of Adobe Premiere Pro Productions or DaVinci Resolve can also be built on the TVS-h874T.

QNAP is an official Adobe Partner for video and audio solutions

Extra protection for your work

Data backup is always a top priority for creators, and QNAP has you covered. All you need is to schedule jobs, and the NAS does the rest.

Back up your NAS files to cloud services such as Google Drive™, Dropbox®, and 30+ supported major storage services with Hybrid Backup Sync or MARS (for Google Photos backup). You can also choose remote servers or external storage devices as backup destinations.

While backups can protect your data from accidental deletion, modification, or hardware failure, Snapshots help protect against the impact of ransomware. Take scheduled, lightweight and no-time-consuming snapshots to protect the content of your NAS files.

The best file storage and collaboration center

The TVS-hX74T integrates rich apps for storing, managing, synchronizing, searching, and archiving files. It supports SMB/CIFS, AFP, and NFS protocols for streamlined file sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux®/UNIX®, and provides the smartest NAS solution for professionally managing your files.


Make any file uploaded to a TVS-hX74T available to linked devices, such as computers, laptops and mobile devices. You can sync shared folders and team folders for group file sharing to enhance the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.


QNAP’s powerful, Google-like search tool helps you quickly find images, music, videos, documents, and emails by keywords, color, and more search conditions. It also supports Qfiling to perform one-time or automatic archival tasks based on your search criteria.


Automate your file organization ─ all you need to do is categorize files, set a schedule, and Qfiling will do the rest. Qfiling also enables smart recycling that instantly moves filtered files to the Recycle Bin.

Free exFAT support

exFAT is a file system that supports files up to 16EB and is optimized for flash storage (such as SD cards and USB devices) - helping accelerate large media file transfer and sharing.

Go with phone apps

Remotely access your NAS files with Qfile Pro, a companion app for QNAP NAS. You can also easily backup photos, videos or files from your phone to the TVS-hX74T to preserve the limited space on mobile devices.

Enjoy your NAS photos with QuMagie’s AI-driven smart photo and video albums. The TVS-hX74T features Intel® UHD Graphics that supports real-time transcoding* which smoothly stream videos.

The TVS-hX74T provides hardware decoding, encoding and transcoding capabilities. However, playback quality may vary due to factors (including playback software, file formats, system usage, and available bandwidth). H.265 hardware transcoding requires installing CAYIN MediaSign Player with Plus license.

Near-LAN access speeds to the cloud for sharing and multi-point sync

HybridMount supports cloud storage gateway mode to enable low-latency access to the cloud with local caching on the TVS-hX74T. Major file storage providers such as Google Drive™ or Dropbox®, and object storage such as Amazon S3® are supported. Teams working from multiple locations can access, sync, and share cloud-based files using HybridMount without being limited by the Local Area Network.

Comprehensive security and privilege settings

The TVS-hX74T is loaded with flexible privilege settings and security measures. Besides IP blocking, QNAP Authenticator, HTTPS connection, there are more apps that help ensure optimal NAS protection against threats like malware and hackers.

Superior security with QVPN A virtual private network (VPN) allows secure access to network resources and services across public networks. QVPN supports creating a VPN client, using the TVS-hX74T as a VPN server, and WireGuard® VPN service with an easy-to-use interface for setting up a secure connection.

A security portal for the TVS-hX74T to check for weaknesses and offer recommendations for enhancing NAS security. It also integrates anti-virus and anti-malware scanning software.

Regularly scan your TVS-hX74T using the latest malware definitions. If infected files are detected, they will be immediately removed to ensure NAS data security.

Flexible and economical storage expansion

QNAP provides easy ways to expand your storage capacity. Here are several ways to expand your TVS-hX74T storage as needed to accommodate data and business growth.

Attach QNAP expansion enclosures

Connect expansion enclosures to the TVS-hX74T, and manage NAS storage expansion with the user-friendly Storage & Snapshots Manager app.

Mount cloud storage or remote file servers

Mount cloud storage or remote file servers to expand the capacity of the TVS-hX74T while also centrally managing files on the NAS, cloud storage, and remote devices.

Migrate to a new NAS

Install your NAS hard drives into a larger QNAP NAS and retain all your existing data and configurations.

Upgrade RAID capacity

Hot-swap lower-capacity drives with larger-capacity drives to expand your NAS capacity so it can grow with your business.

Extend hardware warranty up to 5 years

The TVS-hX74T is backed by a 3-year warranty at no additional cost. You can also purchase a warranty extension that extends your warranty coverage up to 5 years.