WIDE RANGE 25,000 + PRODUCTS       |       SAME DAY DISPATCH*       |       PC EXPERTS

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB
SKU# AC62836, Model# TS-1655-8G


Customers also bought

Customers also viewed

SKU # AC62836 | Model # TS-1655-8G | Brand QNAP

See an error? Click here and let us know

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - CPU: Intel Atom C5125 8-core processor, 2.8GHz - Memory: 1x 8GB UDIMM DDR4 - Flash Memory: 5GB (Dual boot OS protection) - Drive Bays: 12x 3.5-inch + 4x 2.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s - 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Port (2.5G/1G/100M): 2 - TS-1655-8G

Manufacturer Warranty: 3 Years Limited Warranty
Manufacturer Contact Info: https://www.qnap.com/i/au/,

· Dual 2.5GbE connectivity
· SSD caching and AI acceleration
· Flexible PCIe expansion
· Virtual machines and containers
· Hybrid cloud

Balance performance and cost with hybrid storage. Designed for diversified business IT environments, the high-capacity TS-1655 has twelve 3.5-inch SATA drive bays (for HDDs) and four 2.5-inch SATA drive bays (for SSDs) with 2.5GbE high-speed connectivity. 


Balance performance and cost with hybrid storage. Designed for diversified business IT environments, the high-capacity TS-1655 has twelve 3.5-inch SATA drive bays (for HDDs) and four 2.5-inch SATA drive bays (for SSDs) with 2.5GbE high-speed connectivity. Fueled by an immense 8-core Intel Processor, the TS-1655 presents a secure, scalable, and complete business-ready storage solution for cross-team file sharing, collaboration, backup & disaster recovery, virtualization, and intensive data transmission. The TS-1655 will be available and supported by QNAP for an extended period (up to 2027), ideal for businesses requiring matching NAS models deployed in multiple locations.

Dual 2.5GbE connectivity

High-speed 2.5GbE accelerates intensive file access, large backup/restoration tasks, virtualisation, and multimedia transfer.

SSD caching and AI acceleration

Two M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen 3 slots allow implementing SSD cache acceleration, SSD storage pool, or a Coral M.2 accelerator for faster image recognition.

Flexible PCIe expansion

Three PCIe slots allow for installing 5/10/25GbE adapters, Fibre Channel cards, or QM2 cards to increase application performance.

Virtual machines and containers

Host virtual machines and containerised apps on one device to optimise resource utilisation and IT budgeting. Supports SR-IOV.

Hybrid cloud

Realise hybrid cloud applications by working with the cache space reserved on NAS to ensure low-latency cloud data access.

Storage scalability

Satisfy ever-growing storage needs by connecting flexible and economical QNAP expansion enclosures.

Eight cores up to 2.8 GHz, Intel QuickAssist Technology, and up to 128 GB memory

The TS-1655 adopts the Intel Atom C5125 8-core 2.8 GHz processor that supports Intel QuickAssist Technology (QAT), offloading computationally-intensive compression and improving IPsec/SSL cryptography performance. The TS-1655 comes with four UDIMM DDR4 slots (8 GB preinstalled) that can be upgraded to 128 GB for higher workloads. Error-Correcting Code memory is also supported to deliver server-grade performance and reliability for rugged enterprise IT environments as a cost-efficient NAS solution.

Transmission efficiency

Windows File Transfer (2x 2.5GbE)
10 Gigabytes file transfer

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 2

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 2

Affordable, faster 2.5GbE meets today’s high-bandwidth demands

Featuring two native 2.5GbE RJ45 LAN ports (backwards compatible with 1G/100M), the TS-1655 allows you to upgrade network speeds from 1 Gigabit to 2.5 Gigabit using existing CAT5e cables. Port Trunking and failover support further satisfies bandwidth and reliability demanding applications including virtualization, large file transfers, high-speed backup/restoration, and real-time applications. QNAP also offers numerous managed/unmanaged 2.5GbE/10GbE switches, assisting organisations in implementing high-speed, secure, and scalable network environments without going over budget.

M.2 slots for SSD caching and accelerated AI-powered image recognition

The TS-1655 is equipped with two M.2 PCIe Gen 3 slots that allow for installing NVMe PCIe Gen 3 SSDs with 2280 form factors or Edge TPU (sold separately) to boost NAS performance.

SSD caching

Configure SSD caching with M.2 SSDs to obtain optimal I/O and reduced latency without occupying any 3.5-inch drive bays.

Auto Tiering

Qtier technology empowers the TS-1655 with auto tiering to continuously optimise storage efficiency across all installed storage devices.

Faster image recognition with Edge TPU

Coral M.2 Accelerator with Edge TPU provides an affordable solution to leverage AI acceleration for faster image recognition in your NAS applications. 

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 4

Abundant I/O capabilities with PCIe expansion

The TS-1655 has three PCIe Gen 3 x4 slots that allow for installing various expansion cards for expanding application potential.

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 5

5/10/25GbE network card

Enable lightning-fast throughput for bandwidth-demanding tasks (virtualisation, mass data transmission, fast backup/restore.)

QM2 card

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

SAS / SATA storage expansion cards

Designed for connecting the NAS to SAS 12Gb/s or SATA 6Gb/s expansion units for petabyte-scale storage capacity.

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 6

Direct 2.5GbE connectivity for up to 14 PC/workstations

Your team needs a high-speed environment and productivity boost, and the TS-1655 delivers with two 2.5GbE ports. By installing three 4-port PCIe network cards (QXG-2G4T-I225) the TS-1655 can directly connect to up to 14 PC/workstations - no switch required – for faster large file transfer/backup, video editing, and much more.


Comprehensive backup and disaster recovery solution

The TS-1655 supports various apps that cover all your backup needs. Practice safe IT habits by regularly backing up files and device content, allowing them to be easily restored when needed.

PC/Laptop backup

For Windows, install NetBak Replicator to back up your PC to QNAP NAS. In macOS, just set up the built-in Time Machine® to secure your data.

Remote backup for NAS

Hybrid Backup Sync makes it easy to back up data from a TS-1655 to another QNAP NAS or remote server to fulfill your 3-2-1 backup strategy.

VM backup

Enjoy license-free VMware and Hyper-V VM backup with source-side incremental backup, global deduplication, and recovery compression.

SaaS backup

Safeguard enterprise cloud data by backing up/syncing files, emails, calendars, and contacts from Google Workspace and Microsoft Office 365 to the NAS.

Cloud backup for NAS

Hybrid Backup Sync supports mainstream cloud storage for NAS data backup. For backup to object cloud storage, VJBOD Cloud is especially useful to reduce bandwidth usage and backup time.

QuDedup technology

Hybrid Backup Sync eliminates redundant data at the source and then backs up the deduplicated data, helping to save time and storage costs while providing efficient multi-version backups.

Multi-version snapshots mitigate ransomware threats

The TS-1655 supports block-based snapshots that record the state of the system at any time. It helps protect data, which can be restored back to a specific point of time, greatly helping in mitigating the threat of ransomware.

Volume and LUN snapshots

Take snapshots in seconds and revert the entire volume/LUN back to a specific point in time to prevent loss of important data.

Instantly restore snapshots

Snapshot content can be quickly restored to a local NAS, or restored on a folder/file basis to a local/remote NAS or cloud storage. You can also conveniently view and restore snapshots from the client side.

Back up snapshots

Multiply data protection by backing up snapshot files! Replicate volume/LUN snapshots in the TS-1655 to a remote NAS (Snapshot Replica) by copying only the changes made. This helps save time & bandwidth, and can be run manually or on a scheduled basis.

All-in-one solution for hosting virtual machines and containers

By running multiple virtual machines and containers on the TS-1655, you can deploy multi-tenant environments and applications to increase management efficiency and save hardware costs. Coupled with the Network & Virtual Switch app that boosts interoperability between virtual machines, containers, QNAP NAS, and other physical devices on the network, you can flexibly allocate physical and virtual network resources to simplify network deployment.

Virtualisation Station

Run multiple Windows, Linux, UNIX, Android, and QuTScloud virtual machines and access them via a web browser or Virtual Network Computing (VNC). Businesses can run virtualised server applications on a single NAS without needing additional physical servers.

Container Station

Experience Docker, LXD, and Kata Containers lightweight virtualisation technologies, download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry, import/export containers, and create abundant microservices.

Linux Station

Run Linux applications (including apps from the Software Center) directly on the NAS and remotely access the Linux desktop from a web browser. The open-source Linux platform is also ideal for Internet of Things development.

Single Root I/O Virtualisation (SR-IOV)

By installing an SR-IOV compatible PCIe SmartNIC in the TS-1655, you can allocate bandwidth resources from a physical network card directly to VMs, increasing network efficiency and reduced CPU overheads.

QuTScloud virtual NAS

QuTScloud is a virtual appliance based on the QTS operating system. Enterprises can quickly launch QuTScloud on hypervisors including Linux KVM, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMware ESXi to acquire advanced NAS features without requiring additional NAS hardware.

Comprehensive security and privilege settings

The TS-1655 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.

myQNAPcloud secures remote access

myQNAPcloud allows convenient connection to the TS-1655 through the Internet without any complex DDNS settings. To ensure your remote access service is secure, myQNAPcloud strengthens keys on SSL Certificates to 2048-bits.

Simplified privilege settings

The TS-1655 supports comprehensive access right settings for shared folders, Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS), LDAP, and Windows ACL to help IT staff efficiently manage user accounts and access rights for multiple NAS systems.

QuFirewall protection

Supports IPv6, firewall access lists, and GeoIP filtering to restrict access based on geographical locations for higher NAS network security.

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 TS-1655 as a VPN server, and WireGuard VPN service with an easy-to-use interface for setting up a secure connection.

Security Counselor

A security portal for the TS-1655 to check for weaknesses and offer recommendations for enhancing NAS security. It also integrates anti-virus and anti-malware scanning software.

Malware Remover

Regularly scan your TS-1655 using the latest malware definitions. If infected files are detected, they will be immediately removed to ensure NAS data security.

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 7

The best file storage and collaboration center

The TS-1655 integrates rich apps for storing, managing, synchronising, 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.

File Station

Manage, access, and share all the files in the TS-1655 and view snapshots files – all from your web browser. You can also easily mount remote NAS folders and cloud storage.


Make any file uploaded to a TS-1655 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 organisation - all you need to do is categorise files, set a schedule, and Qfiling will do the rest. Qfiling also enables smart recycling that instantly moves filtered files to the Recycle Bin.

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 13

Build an affordable Fibre Channel SAN environment

Common Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks (SAN) devices are often costly. By installing QNAP dual-port 16Gb Fibre Channel expansion cards in the TS-1655, you have more budget-friendly options to add a NAS to a SAN environment. You can set a Fibre Channel Target using the iSCSI & Fibre Channel app. Moreover, the LUN Masking and Port Binding features provide an additional layer of data security.

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 14

Smart surveillance solution for 24/7 security

QVR Elite is QNAP’s subscription-based smart surveillance solution, allowing you to easily build a surveillance system with lower TCO and higher scalability. Recordings are saved as MP4 files, allowing playback on nearly every device. QVR Elite also integrates QNAP AI-based solutions to build smart facial recognition for retail and door access systems with QNAP NAS. You can arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the TS-1655 and enjoy simplified camera management, storage space allocation, camera live viewing and playback.

QNAP TS-1655-8G 12 Bay Diskless NAS Intel Atom C5125 8 Core 8GB - Desktop Overview 15



SKU # AC62836 | Model # TS-1655-8G

See an error? Click here and let us know