Wednesday, April 6th 2022

QNAP Announces 2-Bay HS-264 Silent NAS with Intel Celeron N5105

QNAP, today introduced the 2-bay HS-264 Silent NAS powered by an Intel Celeron N5105 quad-core processor. Featuring dual-port 2.5 GbE networking, dual 4K HDMI output, 4K media streaming/transcoding, and install-on-demand apps, the HS-264 pairs NAS functionality with a multimedia-focused experience. The HS-264 supports two 2.5-inch/3.5-inch SATA 6 Gbps hard drives or SSDs and has 8 GB memory (not expandable). With two 2.5 Gigabit (2.5G/1G/100M) ports, the HS-264 has huge bandwidth potential for high-speed backup, sharing and streaming - supporting up to 5 Gbps under port trunking. Two HDMI output and two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports allow connecting to multiple audio/video devices or expansion units, while Intel AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption ensures the confidentiality of files and data without impacting system performance.

"The new HS-264 continues the lineage of QNAP's unique silent and fanless NAS series, which combines the strengths of a traditional NAS with a modern set-top box design" said Stanley Huang, Product Manager of QNAP, adding "With network streaming and dual HDMI output, multimedia can be enjoyed throughout the house on various devices in 4K quality. An assortment of rich apps for multimedia, backup and storage are also available, making the HS-264 an incredible choice for home users."
The HS-264 includes various rich multimedia applications. Users can easily access, store, and manage their photos, videos, and audio files with QuMagie, Video Station, and Music Station. The HS-264 also supports Plex multimedia streaming, or streaming to Android TV, Apple TV, mobile devices, and DLNA devices. Users can also take hands-on control of the HS-264 with the QNAP RM-IR004 remote control.

Key Specifications

HS-264-8G: Set-top model, 2x hot-swappable 3.5-inch SATA 6 Gbps drive bays, Intel Celeron N5105 quad-core 2.0 GHz processor, 8 GB memory (not expandable), 2x 2.5 GbE Gigabit ports (2.5G/1G/100M), 2x HDMI output, and 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports.

Announcement Video

Source: QNAP
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3 Comments on QNAP Announces 2-Bay HS-264 Silent NAS with Intel Celeron N5105

I love the form factor, but for $599 they can keep it.
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Wow the images make it look really small, I was thinking it somehow was a SSD-only type of NAS until I read it actually supports 2 3.5'' drives. Expensive as hell but very slicky
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