Best Budget NAS of 2018

Best Cheap NAS of the year for those on a Budget Network attached storage, although not a new concept, is still relatively new to many users and understandably can be an investment that many will choose to enter into cautiously. It is for this reason that big NAS brands such as Synology, QNAP, WD, Auster […]

Unboxing the Synology DS1819+ New 8-Bay NAS

The Synology DS1819+ NAS is Here! We have seen our fair share of network attached storage at NASCompares and as we rapidly approach the end of 2018, we are finally starting to see some of the new diskstation NAS that we featured at the Synology Solution Exhibition and Synology 2019. A few months ago we […]

New Buffalo Thunderbolt 3 6-Bay with Hardware RAID in 2019

Buffalo Technology Enters the Thunderbolt 3 RAID Market in 2019 Excellent news for those looking for a new and robust RAID storage device for Thunderbolt editing in 2019, as we have just learned of a brand new Thunderbolt 3 RAID device that is being released later in 2019 from the business data storage company Buffalo […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-863XU Rackmount 8-Bay 10Gbe NAS

Why is the QNAP TS-863XU Rackmount a big deal? The cost-efficient 10GbE-ready TS-863XU is powered by a high-performance AMD G-Series quad-core processor. Featuring native 10GbE connectivity that delivers high performance with persistent throughput, along with storage scalability, the TS-863XU is perfect for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for data centers and virtualization. Built-in single-port 10GbE […]

NAS DEALS this Black Friday 2018

NAS Bargains this Black Friday 2018 If you have been looking for the right time to buy your first NAS this 2018, then you would be hard pushed to find a better time than Black Friday 2019. The event is going to last for the next 24 hours (continuing all the way through the weekend […]

QNAP versus Asustor NAS

QNAP or Asustor NAS – Which should you buy? When buying your first in NAS server device, it can be awfully confusing choosing the right brand for you. Key factors that people consider are hardware, software, cost, reliability, support and reputation. Many NAS users who are buying their second NAS have all too often made […]

Review – The QNAP QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S Thunderbolt3-to-10Gbe Adapters

Thunderbolt 3 and 10Gbe – Is the QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S the Answer? If you have been considering upgrading to 10-gigabit ethernet in your home or business network, then chances are that you are already in possession of some pretty up-to-date hardware. 2018 has seen many hardware vendors make the jump towards 10Gbe in order to […]

TerraMaster NAS this Black Friday – Should you Buy?

Should you Buy a TerraMaster NAS on Black Friday 2018 Terramaster is a NAS brand that has been around now for a number of years and we at NASCompares were one of the first reviewers to really shine the spotlight on this rather budget brand, as well as their rather modestly specification devices. Almost immediately, one […]

Kodi v18 for QNAP NAS – Installation Guide

Kodi v18 for QNAP NAS For a number of years now, Kodi has become a rather controversial application. At one point it seemed to be the single most popular application for those wanting a single multimedia access tool for photos, videos, music and streaming online. However, it was that last one that caused the biggest […]

What is the Recommended IP Camera for my Synology NAS Server and Surveillance Station?

Help choosing the best IP Camera for a Synology NAS NAS Devices from the big companies like Synology and QNAP are now remarkably mainstream. Being used in homes and businesses across the world for everything from backing up network devices and playing media over DLNA, all the way through to Plex Media Servers and Virtual Machines. […]

NAS Hard Drives to Buy in 2018/19

What is the Best NAS hard drive of 2018 When choosing your first NAS device, as important as it seems to get the right network attached storage device, even more important is making sure you get the right hard drive or SSD Media to store your files on. Technically any hard drive (HDD) these days […]

Top 5 Quiet NAS of 2018

What is the Best Low Noise NAS of 2018 The popularity of network attached storage in the last few years has truly been game-changing in its speed. NAS has become one of those things that no-one needed and now most people cannot imagine living without. We create so much data, in both our personal and […]

QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS Unboxing

Does the QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS live up to the Hype? 2018 has been an incredible year for network attached storage. We have seen some truly groundbreaking pieces of technology come from QNAP throughout the year and none more so than the newest silent NAS that was originally uncovered way back in the spring. Finally, […]

Drobo 8D Thunderbolt 3 DAS Specifications, Price and Release

Drobo 8D BeyondRAID enabled 8-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure Transform your storage workflow. Meet the bigger, better, bolder Drobo 8D. Capable of supporting 16 volumes of up to 128TB, with a total storage pool of 256TB, 8D is designed to meet the need for data-intensive workflows. With lightning speed ThunderboltTM 3, the Drobo 8D is the […]

QNAP TVS-472XT vs TS-453BT3 Thunderbolt NAS Comparison

The Best 4-Bay Thunderbolt 3 NAS – TVS-472XT vs TS-453BT3 When choosing the best Network Attached Storage (NAS) device for your home or business needs, the last thing you want to do is buy something that is not going to do everything that you want it to do. Too often we buy hardware for a purpose […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-351 NAS

Budget, Power and Ability – Is the QNAP TS-351 NAS What you need? When it comes to innovation and changing the way we think about accessing our data, I think it is fair to say that QNAP NAS is by far the most innovative brand out there. In recent years we have seen genuinely groundbreaking technology […]

Brand New QNAP TBS-453DX NASBook Revealed

New 10Gbe NAS – The QNAP TBS-453DX For a long time on NASCompares, we have praised QNAP for being the true innovators of the network attached storage NAS industry. Everything from New CPUs and 10Gbe Innovation, to Thunderbolt 3 and combining Media types, you name it QNAP were almost certainly the first ones to do […]

Difference between the TS-253B / TS-453B and the TS-253Be / TS-453Be

QNAP TS-x53B or TS-x53Be – What is the Difference? QNAP has been in the business of NAS for a truly heroic number of years. Between them and their big rival Synology, the network attached server market is pretty well dominated. As the years has passed and the models have been released, certain themes and brand preferences […]

Synology DS218play NAS PLEX Media Server Test

Transcoding HD Media on the Synology DS218play NAS Plex Media Server? As you may have heard, Plex is now available on Realtek and other ARMv8 based NAS devices. This is a big deal, as till recently if you owned a Synology DS218play or other cost-effective NAS, you were feeling a little left out. Luckily now […]