QNAP Systems has launched the TBS-453DX NASbook which is designed for small working spaces and mobile workers. 

Using four M.2 SATA SSDs for storage, the TBS-453DX can also have 20 cloud storage spaces mapped and local caching enabled, providing the ability to work with online files as quickly as local files. It provides HDMI 2.0 4K 60Hz output, hardware transcoding and streaming, and features 10GbE N-BASET connectivity based on Aquantia’s Multi-Gig controller.

The TBS-453DX is powered by an Intel Celeron J4105 quad-core 1.5 GHz processor (burst up to 2.5GHz) with 4GB/8GB DDR4 memory. It supports four M.2 2280 SATA 6Gb/s SSDs (purchased separately), and the RAM and SSDs are easily accessible for installation and maintenance.

By enabling caching for CacheMount and VJBOD Cloud, files on the cloud can be locally cached in TBS-453DX’s CacheMount Cache Volume, and users can reach frequently-accessed files with the lowest latency and work with them as they were stored on the NAS. Users can further utilize SSD extra over-provisioning (OP) to allocate SSD additional OP space (from 1% to 60%) for optimized SSD random write speeds and lifespan.

The TBS-453DX supports media playback on a TV/monitor via HDMI 2.0 output (up to 4K @60Hz) and converts 4K videos to universal file formats that can be played on multiple devices. With its 10GbE NBASE-T (10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M) connectivity, the TBS-453DX creates a high-speed network environment for smooth multimedia applications and sharing large files.

The TBS-453DX M.2 SSD NASbook is now available. The Cloud Gateway service will be available in the first quarter of 2019.