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QNAP 2.5Gb Ethernet
QNAP brings 2.5GbE experience into your work and life!

Ethernet- faster internet speeds

Emerging multi-gigabit Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standards have driven higher bandwidth demands for wired and wireless network connections. Whilst faster network speeds greatly benefit multi-user environments like workplaces, home users should also demand higher bandwidth to take advantage of faster Internet speeds. QNAP provides a range of network and storage solutions to meet your need for higher speeds!

Affordable faster Ethernet solutions

2.5 times faster

2.5 times faster

2.5GbE is 2.5 times faster than standard Ethernet (1GbE), increasing network performance to boost productivity.

Works with existing cables

Works with existing cables

No special cables or connectors are required to take advantage of 2.5GbE. Simply use your existing CAT5e cables as normal with your new 2.5GbE infrastructure.

More affordable

More affordable

If you can’t budget a 10GbE upgrade at this time, the more affordable 2.5GbE provides a notable improvement in current Ethernet speeds.

Get a 2.5 Gbps speed boost for your applications

Backup and Restore

Increased transfer speeds help save time when backing up computer files to NAS storage, or when backing up using HBS (Hybrid Backup Sync).

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Video Streaming

Higher bandwidth improves the playback quality of 4K/8K videos.

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Gaming Storage

Mount an iSCSI LUN from a 2.5GbE NAS to your computer to store your vast game collection.

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2.5GbE is not just for offices, but also for homes

The lack of consumer-grade switches has made it hard for home and personal users to adopt 2.5GbE/5GbE networking. QNAP now offers cost-effective multi-port switches that support 10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M Ethernet, helping you to transform your home network at a wallet-friendly price.

Upgrade to Faster Speeds: Easy as 1-2-3

How do you upgrade your laptop to blazing fast 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet speeds?
Simply add a 2.5GbE card to your device or plug in to USB adaptor.

Want to upgrade your entire network to the fastest speeds possible?
Just plug in the QNAP 2.5GbE switches.

Need a better storage solution with data redundancy and remote access?
The TS-x64 Series is an powerful and dynamic NAS series that delivers great value for the price.

It’s just that easy.

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Start the upgrade to your setup with faster connectivity with a 2.5GbE expansion card or a USB adapter. Add a 2.5G card to your PC or existing NAS with a PCIe slot. Or if you want quick and convenient connectivity, simply connect the USB adapter to your laptop or NAS as well and you get speeds up to 5x faster.

  • Instantly add faster ethernet ports to your current laptop/computer.
  • Instantly add faster ethernet ports to your NAS.
  • Flexible, fast, and economical.

Learn More: USB 3.2 to 5GBASE-T Adapter, 2.5GbE Network Expansion Card



The next step to upgrading your setup is to ensure all of your devices are connected at optimal speeds. QNAP offers a 10GbE switch series supporting five speeds (10G / 5G / 2.5G / 1G / 100M) and a 2.5GbE switch series. With five 2.5GbE ports, the QNAP QSW-1105-5T switch instantly upgrades your network to take advantage of 2.5GbE-enabled devices and NAS without requiring any new network cables.

  • Immediately multiply your network speed by 2.5 times.
  • Comes with five 2.5Gbe ports to connect all of your 2.5GbE ready devices.
  • Affordable and Easy-To-Use

Learn More: High-performance and cost-efficient QSW switches



Lastly, upgrading your file storage is essential to ensuring no bottlenecks exist in your setup. With the TS-x64 Series, not only are your files now accessible faster, you get all the benefits of NAS, including data redundancy, remote access, and more.

  • Dual 2.5GbE ports.
  • PCIe expandability to future-proof network expandability.
  • Data safety and redundancy features.
  • Remote access, use your laptop, iPhone/Android device to view photos or watch movies.

Learn More: 2.5GbE NAS Series:TS-x64


Future-proof your network environment

QNAP offers comprehensive, budget-friendly storage and networking solutions that provide an array of connectivity possibilities. Easily and flexibly upgrade your workplace or home network now to handle bandwidth-hungry applications.

A Fast 2.5GbE NAS

A QNAP NAS features one or more 2.5GbE ports, and Port Trunking allows you to combine multiple ports for greater bandwidth potential.

Note: Managed Switch series support Port Trunking.

Upgrade computers and servers

Servers and desktop computers can install the PCIe-based QNAP network expansion cards that support 10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M Multi-Gig.

Add a 5GbE port to laptops

Laptops and upgrade-limited computers can use the portable QNAP USB 3.2 Gen 1 to 5GbE adapter that allows you to connect to 5G/2.5G/1G/100M networks via USB.

A switch that supports 2.5GbE+

QNAP 10GbE/NBASE-T switches support 10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M and allow connecting multiple workstations and devices for high-speed collaboration in device-dense environments.

Recommended 2.5GbE Switches


10GbE BASE-T (RJ45) 2
10GbE SFP+/RJ45 Combo Ports 4
2.5GbE RJ45 6 4
Management L2 Unmanaged

Recommended 2.5GbE NAS


  TS-x62 Series
TS-x62 Series
TS-x64 Series
TS-x64 Series


TS-x64eU Series
Processor Intel® Celeron® N4505 Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095
Memory 2 GB / 4 GB 8 GB 4GB /8 GB (Expandable to 16 GB)
Device bay 2, 4-bay 2, 4, 6-bay 4, 8-bay
M.2 SSD slot 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 3 x1 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 3 x1 TS-464eU: 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 3 x1
TS-864eU/TS-864eU-RP: Optional via PCIe-based QM2 card

Recommended 2.5GbE peripherals


Network Expansion Cards
Network Expansion Cards


QSW Series
Flexible, fast, and economical 10GbE/5GbE network expansion cards designed for NAS and PC. Portable and affordable USB 3.2 Gen 1 to 5GbE adapter suited for Windows® and macOS® computers. Multi-port 10GbE switches featuring SFP+ / RJ45 combo ports for up to five speeds (10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M).


Contact a QNAP Solutions Specialist today to Learn More!