BVE 2018 Round Up – QNAP, LaCie, Sonnet, G-Tech and more

BVE 2018 at the Excel London Round Up What a day, my brain hurts. For those that visited the BVE expo today, it was quite the bombardment of hardware and software, all working together in order to improve your workflow and ultimately your productions from A-Z. With so many familiar brands at the event, it […]

BVE 2018 and QNAP Thunderbolt NAS – Your Questions Answered

QNAP at BVE – What should Photo and Video Editors know for 2018 I have just arrived back from BVE 2018 the London Excel Centre and as mentioned in my previous post here on NASCompares, it really was an eye-opener into what we are going to expect in every faucet of multimedia production and broadcasting this […]

QNAP and Thunderbolt NAS LIVE at BVE 2018 London Excel

QNAP bring Thunderbolt NAS to London-  Calling all content creators! It has not really been a secret here at NASCompares that we were left impressed by the Thunderbolt 2 and Thunderbolt 3 NAS server range from QNAP over the last 2 years. We have seen the development of the platform grow from what was a […]

Best NAS for KODI in 2018 – Asustor, Thecus and QNAP

What is the best NAS for Kodi 2018 If you are buying a NAS in 2018 for KODI, there is good news and bad news. Kodi on a network attached storage device used to be so so simple. As little as two years ago having both Plex and Kodi on your NAS was very common […]

Top 3 Rackmount NAS of the Year

TOP 3 Rackmount NAS of the Year Rackmount NAS devices are by far the most enterprise way in which you can make your data both network and internet accessible. It isn’t just the cost that most people are put off by when buying a rackmount NAS server, the sheer hardware involved and included with most […]

QNAP TS-253A NAS Transcode 4K and 1080p Performance Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TS-253A NAS Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TS-253A device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TS-253A NAS is the host […]

Details and Specs Released on the QNAP TS-253Be and TS-453Be Fully Featured NAS

The New QNAP TS-253Be and TS-453Be NAS – better value fully featured NAS QNAP have made some real changes recently regarding their popular B Series of NAS. Many of us complained about the x53B series – mainly that despite it’s rather innovative hardware options, the price tag was just too high. So now with the […]

Details and Specs Released on the QNAP TS-328 3-Bay NAS

All the information on the QNAP TS-328 3-Bay NAS for 2018 Good news for those waiting for cost effective RAID storage, as QNAP have finally released more information on their unusual 3-Bay RAID 5 enabled NAS, the TS-328 for Spring 2017 release. With a new and improved chassis, excellent home and business Realtek Quad Core […]

QNAP TVS-471 NAS Transcode 4K and 1080p Performance Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TVS-471 NAS Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TVS-471 device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TVS-471 NAS is the host […]

NAS Featuring HDMI 2.0 in 2018

A Guide to NAS that Include a 4K HDMI 2.0 Port With so many NAS servers now arriving with HDMI ports, all promising to playback 4K, it is easy to forget that HDMI arrives in several versions and if you want true 4K HDMI output, you need to ensure you buy a NAS server that […]

The DS718+ NAS versus DS716+II – Synology Flagship NAS Comparison

Which is the best 2-Bay Synology NAS? The DS718+ or the DS716+II?  Synology have been pretty much leading the pack when it comes to home NAS for a number of years. Though in recent years we have seen a lot of back and forth between them and QNAP NAS, it is safe to say that […]

Brand New Synology RS3618xs Rackstation for 2018

The Synology RS3618xs Rackmount NAS has been Revealed Synology RackStation RS3618xs is a reliable, superior-performance network-attached storage solution for large-scale enterprises with demanding business applications. RS3618xs simplifies data management, optimizes virtualization environments, and rapidly expands storage capacity with minimal time investment in setup and maintenance. Synology RS3618xs is backed by Synology’s 5-year limited warranty. Synology […]

Unboxing the Powerful TVS-473e Featured QNAP NAS for 2018

Should you buy the QNAP TVS-473e NAS this 2018 for the Home or Business? Choosing the right network attached storage (NAS) device that can do everything that you want can be tricky. FInding a powerful NAS is relatively easy and if you have the money, you can spend thousands of pounds quite easily and get a […]

Unboxing the new QNAP TS-228A Cost Effective NAS for 2018

Is the New Cost-Effective QNAP TS-228A worth your time? When it comes to buying your first NAS server ,most of the time what you want is the best value for money. If you have never owned a NAS before, it is understandable that you are reluctant to invest hundreds of pounds in a device that […]

NEW Synology RackStation RS2818RP+ NAS for Business in 2018

Synology and the brand new RS2818RP+ Rackstation NAS for 2018 Synology RackStation RS2818RP+ is a 16-bay NAS designed for small- and medium-sized businesses. It provides large, scalable storage capacity with affordable total cost of ownership, ideal to serve as a centralized backup destination or a file server, providing easy-to-use storage applications to safeguard company’s data […]

QNAP TVS-682 NAS Transcode 4K and 1080p Performance Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TVS-682 NAS Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TVS-682 device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TVS-682 NAS is the host […]