Buffalo WSS 2016 10Gbe TeraStation Guide Part 2 – Server Management

Using the Server Manager Application on your WSS 2016 Buffalo NAS Anyone who has a server for home or business all too soon discovers that your priority should never be the hardware, but always the software. You could own the most powerful server in the known universe, but if the means with which you access […]

Plex Netgear NAS Performance List 2018

What is the Best Netgear NAS for a Plex Media Server? Plex has fast become the most popular media server software for home users in 2018. With a slick user interface, smart organization, relevant media images and descriptions sourced from many online sources applied automatically and clever show recommendations and watched records, it is easy […]

QNAP TS-551 3-Bay NAS – More information Released

Brand New 3-Bay Intel, HDMI and SSD Cache Enabled NAS for 2018 The TS-551 supports three 3.5-inch hard drive storage spaces and two 2.5-inch SSD dedicated ports for higher security RAID 5 protection while enjoying SSD cache without taking up the data storage space of a 3.5-inch hard drive. The 3.5-inch hard drive tray features a […]

Buffalo WSS 2016 10Gbe TeraStation Guide Part 1 – Introduction

Getting to Know the Buffalo Windows Storage Server 2016 NAS Server When I first heard that I was going to get my hands on the new Windows storage server 2016 NAS from Buffalo, I’ll be honest I wasn’t hugely excited. Windows Server is so essentially ‘business’, that you instantly associate it with ‘hard work’. Inversely, […]

Unboxing the Synology NVR1218 Surveillance NAS for 2018

Should you Buy the Synology NVR1218 Surveillance NAS   Synology Network Video Recorder NVR1218 is an all-in-one, energy efficient private surveillance solution with HDMI output for PC-less management and live monitoring. NVR1218 is your All-in-one, stand-alone surveillance solution Offering an effortless surveillance experience, Synology Network Video Recorder NVR1218 has the ability to display and record […]

QNAP TS-453B NAS 16GB Memory – An installation Guide

How to Upgrade the RAM in your QNAP TS-453B NAS to 16GB Back in 2017 when the QNAP TS-453B NAS was first released, many users were surprised at the maximum memory limit that the manufacturers stated ion the specifications. With the Intel J series chip that QNAP TS-453B NAS arrives with, it did seem odd […]

Alpha Release of Plex Media Server for QNAP TS-128A, TS-228A, TS-328, TS-1635AX, TS-x32X and more

FINALLY – Plex for QNAP TS-128A, TS-228A, TS-328, TS-1635AX and TS-x32X NAS Good news for anyone who wants to purchase, or has already purchased the QNAP, TS-128A, TS-228A, TS-328, TS-1635AX and TS-x32X NAS in the hopes of using it as a Plex Media Server. Up until recently, Plex was not available on these platforms, as […]

QNAP TS-453B NAS Transcode 4K and 1080p Performance Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TS-453B NAS Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TS-453B 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-453B NAS is the host […]

Alpha Release of Plex Media Server for DS118, DS218, DS218play, DS418 and DS418j NAS

FINALLY – Plex for Synology DS118, DS218, DS218play, DS418 and DS418j NAS Good news for anyone who wants to purchase, or has already purchased the Synology, DS118, DS218, DS218play, DS418 and DS418j NAS in the hopes of using it as a Plex Media Server. Up until recently, Plex was not available on these platforms, as […]

Synology E10G18-T1 and E10G18-T2 10Gbe PCIe Base-T Upgrade cards

Synology NAS and the New 10GBe PCIe Upgrade Cards E10G18-T1 and E10G18-T2 Good news for any Synology NAS owner with a PCIe slot and a need to upgrade to 10GBe. Today we want to discuss the new E10G18-T1 and E10G18-T2 upgrade cards from Synology that will allow you to add one or two 10 Gigabit Ethernet […]

Synology RS1219+ Rackstation NAS – Specs and Data Sheet

Compact, Yet Powerful – Say Hello to the RS1219+ Rackmount NAS Synology RackStation RS1219+ is a 2U 8-bay rackmount NAS powered by a quad-core processor with AESNI hardware encryption engine. With the ability to supercharge your storage with the optional M.2 SSD adapter card for dual SSD cache drives, RS1219+ is ideal to serve as […]

The Buffalo TeraStation 5810DN NAS – Is this the Best Value 10Gbe RJ45 NAS we have ever seen?

Lowest Priced 10Gbe we have seen, but does the Buffalo TeraStation 5810DN NAS do the job? With file sizes growing constantly, the need for a faster network connection in your home or office has never seemed more important. We at NASCompares have spent a lot of 2018 telling you about the versatility of 10Gbe, the ease […]

Unboxing the QNAP TVS-1582TU Rackmount NAS for Premium Thunderbolt 3 and 10GbE Post Production and Video Broadcasting

The Ultimate Best Thunderbolt 3 NAS – The QNAP TVS-1582TU Rackmount NAS It is not easy to say that there is one single powerful network attached storage device, the truly TOP NAS right now. This is largely because this technology it is fairly well established and that new units are released almost monthly by all of […]

DS218play NAS Transcode 4K and 1080p Performance Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the DS218play NAS Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the DS218play 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 DS218play NAS is the host device and the […]

QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS – 10Gbe+SSD+HDD

QNAP Reveal the TS-332X, their latest 3-Bay NAS I remember a simpler time when Network attached storage was predictable! You had 2 bays, 4 bays, 8 bays and rackmounts. However the last 12 months has seem some really unusual NAS come to the market and the latest release to be uncovered by QNAP promises to continue […]

Synology DS718+ NAS Supports upto 10GB Memory – An installation Guide

How to Upgrade the RAM in your Synology DS718+ to 10GB Memory Back in 2017 when the Synology DS718+ was first released, many users were surprised at the maximum memory limit that the manufacturers stated ion the specifications. With the Intel J series chip that Synology DS718+ arrives with, it did seem odd that the […]