TVS-h1288x Upgrade

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TVS-h1288x Upgrade

Post by Cbrad01 » Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:51 am

Hello all,
I wanted to let anyone who may be thinking about getting a TVS-h1288x and then upgrading it.
I have upgraded mine from the stock CPU to a W-1270 without issues. I have placed a heavy load on her with video transcoding with Plex at the highest setting for 24 plus hours without issues or hear concerns. The upgrade was seamless and very easy.
I looked at the W-1290 which seem to be very hard to find. I also looked at some other higher powered CPUs but following recommendations in the forums I stayed with the same thermal setting. To help with sound I replaced the 3 case fans with Noctua fans and that has cut down on the nose a lot.
Trying to find fans to replace the CPU fans but they seem to be harder to locate ones that will fit.
My “girl” supports my Plex server, 8 mixed VMs (windows and Linux) and several home automation apps. The cpu upgrade has help some with the VMs.
I have upgraded her to 128 GB of ram.
Overall she is a beast. In the setup if I could go back the only change I would make with her setup is I think I would have used standard QTS instead of QTs hero.
I have not seen any benefits and some expect apps are not available for hero, most notable is surveillance station.

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Re: TVS-h1288x Upgrade

Post by okenny » Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:25 pm

Thanks for posting - this is interesting.
QNAP TVS-1282-i7K-40G with Corsiar H5 SF watercooling, 3x 80mm PWM Noctua fans, 1x 60mm PWM Noctua fan, Corsair SF450 PSU

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Re: TVS-h1288x Upgrade

Post by hakkva » Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:08 am


I am thinking of buying a TVX-H-1188X and was wondering what models of fans you installed and how much of a difference in noise level they achieved?


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Re: TVS-h1288x Upgrade

Post by BeBu32 » Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:53 am

Thank you for sharing. I have 1 on the way. Would love to learn the hardware list, especially the RAM you got so i don't accidentally order the wrong one. Thank you.

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