Which Hard Drive do I need for Surveillance?

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Hard drives dedicated to Surveillance and CCTV – Make sure you storage your Digital Surveillance and CCTV on the right drives  The Desktop drives vs. surveillance-class storage. You wouldn’t use a bicycle to transport cargo across the country because it’s not the right tool for the job. You also shouldn’t use a desktop hard drive in your surveillance […]

The Best NAS of 2016 – The Top 10 Network Attached Storage Devices this year

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What are the Top 10 NAS devices of 2016? We at NASCompares are keen on NAS. That cannot be much of a surprise. We have seen it all this fruitful year of 2016. Thunderbolt 3 on Mac, USB 3.1 Gen 2 becoming mainstream, 4K becoming more and more popular, the insanely fast Samsung 960 SSD […]

What is the best 4-Bay Synology NAS of 2016 and 2017?

Which Synology 2017 NAS 4-Bay should you buy

Choosing the best Synology 4-Bay NAS to buy – Important factors  Whether you are buying your first NAS server, or you are upgrading your pre existing Network Attached Storage device, there are a great many advantages to investing in a solid 4 or 5 Bay NAS solution. Not withstanding the obvious advantages that being able […]

The Synology RT2600ac Router Featuring 4×4 MU-MIMO, Dual Core CPU Walkthrough and Talkthrough

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Evolve your network with the Synology RT2600ac Router  The newest version of Synology’s Router Series. The 2nd model to carry the RT badge, this router takes the award winning success of the RT1900ac Router from Synology’s 2016 range and takes it one step further, but in EVERY direction with the RT2600ac. On the face of […]

WD My Cloud NAS OS Review, Walkthrough, Tutorial and Guide using the EX2 Ultra

WD NAS OS 3 Network Attached Storage walkthrough overview and review of Western Digital My Cloud NAS

Considering buying a WD EX2 My Cloud? Why not learn more about the software with our guide My Cloud OS 3 gives you anytime access to your stored content at home. New features, improved functionality and simple interface design deliver easy file sharing, access management and a streamlined photo gallery view on any iOS, Android, PC […]

Keep it in the clouds – Choosing Network Attached Storage. Small, Medium and Large Solutions

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Keep it in the clouds – Choosing Network Attached Storage  As reliable and steadfast as local Backup can be, it is not the only way. Realistically you should always have two backups in place (this does not include any on your Mac or PC). But you should always think outside the box and this is where […]

What is the best NAS for a Plex Media Server?

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Which is the best NAS for Plex Media Server?  Have you ever heard of Plex? Of course you have, why else would you have come here! So, you have made the big decision and want to put all your media (Pictures, music and video alike) in a network enabled device so you can access anywhere […]

What is the best QNAP 4-bay NAS of 2016 so far?

What is the Best 4 bay Qnap NAS server of 2016 and 2017

What is the best 4 Bay NAS from QNAP? There is no escaping it, every day we use, create, need and store data. The growth and evolution of Network Attached Storage has been a fast and more and more people in 2016 are finding the need for a NAS Server in their lives. 4-Bay NAS […]

Should you buy standard or Pro Drives for your NAS – is it worth the money?

What is the difference between WD Red and WD Red PRO

Should you Buy WD Red Pro Drives or Ordinary WD Red NAS drives?  Arguably the most popular NAS Hard drive in the market today, with Seagate and HGST NAS drives fighting for second place, many users new and old to Network Attached Storage are finding themselves in the enviable position of choosing between Western Digital […]

What is SHR? And what is the difference between Synology Hybrid RAID and Ordinary RAID?

Choosing between SHR and RAID on my Synology NAS with Hard Drive Media which is best

What is the difference between SHR and RAID? Synology Hybrid RAID or SHR, has been around for quite a while now, and though it has not make the big impact that Synology NAS’ Btrfs file system has, it is still an increasing popular choice for many when it comes to protecting their hardware and their […]