WD Black SN850X SSD Review

Review of the WD Black SN850X PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD Before you sink your teeth into the review of the WD Black SN850X SSD, it is important to understand that this is not the same as the widely available and industry applauded SN850 SSD. On the face of it, the difference is simply the […]


Looking at DS720+ for Plex 4K server. Will it transcode the often 80-100 GB media files to a 4K LG TV? I see there is no issue with files<10 GB, but wha [REPLY]
I added a Crucial 8GB RAM (CT8G4SFS824A) stick to my Synology DS720+. Ran the memory test with Synology Assistant and it passed. Curiously I posted this in [REPLY]
Thanks for this article. Are the videos for the Pro and non-Pro Seagate Ironwolf drives meant to be identical? The Seagate part number popups at 0:19 are [REPLY]
EAN: 4711174724406 22 series:RS822RP+, RS822+, DS3622xs+, DS2422+, DS1522+ https://www.synology.com/en-uk/products/DDR4 [REPLY]
I just upgraded my Synology 216+ II with Timetec ram and it works great. As long as you use the specified ram modules, pretty well any would work. I got [REPLY]
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Did the same with Crucial the light was flashing for over ten minutes. Took ram out booted up straight away. [REPLY]
I recently purchased DS 1522+ and am having an unusual problem. I installed 5 seagate EXOS 14TB drives. However, the drive in slot 2 is not recognized -- [REPLY]
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WD Ultrastar DC HC560 20TB Hard Drive Review

Review of the WD Ultrastar HC560 20TB Hard Drive for NAS The speed at which Hard Drive technology has evolved has been pretty crazy. Not so long ago, many highly respected journals and tech sites were signing the death warrant of Hard drives, largely down to the growing affordability of SSDs, NAND storage capacity and […]

Synology DS920+ NAS – Still Worth It?

Is the Synology DS920+ NAS Still Worth Buying in Summer 2022? First released back in Summer 2020, the Synology DS920+ was the latest generation release for their prosumer 4-Bay NAS series (following the DS918+ and DS916+ before) and quickly gained considerable acclaim. Although not an enormous deviation from its predecessor, it arrived with greater support […]

QNAP TS-253E and TS-453E NAS Drive Revealed

The QNAP TS-253E and TS-453E NAS Drive QNAP has been remarkably loud with their 2022/2023 generation of NAS releases in the first half of the year, with updates to practically all the home/Prosumer/SMB solutions in their portfolio. However, it appears that things have not stopped there, with the reveal of a new mid-range NAS series […]

Synology DS1522+ NAS Review

Synology DS1522+ NAS Review – And Now for Something Completely Different, sort of… Many who have been following the release strategy of the popular network-attached storage brand, Synology, have been noticing something of a shift towards premium business products this last few years. The brand still features numerous solutions that are targeted toward home, value […]