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bokr71
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Re: How to equip and setup an 872XT...

Post by bokr71 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:36 am

Hi Bob,

I know that the HP2915 is GigaBit switch which is why, if I were to go to 10GbE, I'd need to buy a 10GbE switch. This 10GbE switch would connect my QNAP and my Mac Pro, and I'd connect it the HP2915 as well, for the rest of my network.

If I understand you correct; as I am running macOS 10.14.2, I should be fine with putting the Sonnet Solo10G PCIe in my Sonnet Echo Express box, and that way have 10GbE Ethernet in my Mac Pro - even without upgrading my Echo Express box to TB3. TB2 is fast enough to handle the 10GbE speeds...
Apple: nMP 3.5GHz 6C/64GB/1TB/D700 - 2 x ATD - Echo Express 1TB Accelsior/2x500GB Sonnet Tempo - MBP 13" i7/16GB/512GB - MBA 13" i7/8GB/250GB - MB 12" i7/16GB/512GB - MMI i5/8GB/500GB - 2 x TC 3TB - iPhone Xr - iPad Mini - iPad Pro - 2 x HomePod - 42mm Apple Watch

NAS: ReadyNAS Pro 6x4TB - QNAP TVS-872XT 6x10TB + 2x512GB NVMe SSD

Network: 2 x HP2915 - LinkSys Velop AC6600

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Re: How to equip and setup an 872XT...

Post by CiASpook » Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:31 pm

To bad they didn't make a TVS-1272XT that would have been something that could have replaced my TVS-1282T3...
QNAP TVS-1282T3-i7-64G with 8x Seagate Ironwolf 14TB, 4x Samsung 860EVO 4TB, 2x Samsung 860EVO 2TB M.2, custom with Corsair H5 SF watercooling, Corsair SF450W PSU and Noctua NF-8A PWM 80mm fans. QTiering and RW Cache.

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Re: How to equip and setup an 872XT...

Post by QNAPDanielFL » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:47 am

I think the TVS-872XT can replace your TVS-1282T3 since they have the same amount of 3.5" drive bays, and now that we have M.2 NVMe in the 872, there is no need for the 4 2.5" bays since NVMe is faster. And if you want more NVMe there is an open PCIe slot on the 872 so you could have up to 6 NVMe SSDs if you wanted.

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Re: How to equip and setup an 872XT...

Post by bokr71 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:13 am

The TVS-872XT will certainly be faster than the TVS-1282T3, because of the upgraded CPU, RAM, and the native NVMe SSDs.
Apple: nMP 3.5GHz 6C/64GB/1TB/D700 - 2 x ATD - Echo Express 1TB Accelsior/2x500GB Sonnet Tempo - MBP 13" i7/16GB/512GB - MBA 13" i7/8GB/250GB - MB 12" i7/16GB/512GB - MMI i5/8GB/500GB - 2 x TC 3TB - iPhone Xr - iPad Mini - iPad Pro - 2 x HomePod - 42mm Apple Watch

NAS: ReadyNAS Pro 6x4TB - QNAP TVS-872XT 6x10TB + 2x512GB NVMe SSD

Network: 2 x HP2915 - LinkSys Velop AC6600

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