Synology 10Gbe SFP+ v 10GBASE-T Upgrade – E10G18-T1 or E10G15-F1

SFP+ v 10GBASE-T – Should you Choose the Synology E10G18-T1 or E10G15-F1 NIC If you have been using a Synology NAS in 2018,  then chances are you’ll have been impressed by the user-friendly interface of DSM, it’s great first party applications and it’s overall versatility as both a home and business network device. Synology is still […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-431Xeu Rackmount File Server NAS for 2018

Have QNAP and the TS-431Xeu Rackmount answered your prayers? Compared to a traditional 4-bay rackmount NAS, the TS-431XeU has a depth of only 11.46 inches (291 mm). This makes the TS-431XeU an excellent choice for smaller racks, and the unused space can be reserved for cabling or ventilation. The TS-431XeU is space-saving for flexible deployment […]

Best NAS for Photo Editing in 2018

Best NAS Drive for Photo Editing to Buy 2018 Now that almost all photo video editing is done with digital cameras of varying degrees of quality, safe and reliable data storage has never been more important. Back when photos were only a handful of megabytes in size, it was easy to just back up and […]

Top 5 Desktop NAS for Big Storage

Hardware Power Vs Capacity – Choosing the Right NAS Choosing the right storage solution for you, whether it is for home or business, is a big step. Many buyers want to ensure that when they buy their first NAS, that they will not have to do it again for at least 5 years. It is […]

Is the Synology RS2418+ Rackmount NAS your Ideal Business Cloud Platform

Is the Synology RS2418+ the Solid Storage Solution you need? When it comes to business storage, one company that has really turned things around in the last two years is Synology NAS. With their award-winning software platform and an impressive range of NAS hardware, it is strange to think that not so long ago they […]

Best 10Gbe NAS of 2018

 Best 10Gbe Enabled NAS to Buy in 2018 The importance of 10-gigabit ethernet (10Gbe) in 2018 cannot be understated. With advances in affordability and the utility of this kind of hardware, many users are now making the jump into this faster more efficient means of improving their workflow. Not so long ago, most companies/businesses that […]

QNAP TVS-472XT NAS PLEX Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TVS-472XT NAS Plex Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TVS-472XT 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-472XT NAS is […]

QNAP TVS-951X NAS Review – HDMI, Intel CPU & 10Gbe!!!

Is the New QNAP TVS-951X Multimedia and Business NAS worth your time? The recently released TVS-951X is a new generation of 10Gbe NAS from the guys at QNAP. Although this is not their first, second or third step into the world of 10Gbe, I will say that this is definitely one of the best combinations […]

Top 3 NAS for Music Lovers in 2018

Best NAS for Audio in 2018 It is becoming increasingly popular for audiophiles and music lovers around the world to store their archive of MP3, MP4, WMV and other, more complex media types on a network attached storage drive. Features and support of things such as DLNA and smartphone compatibility mean that storing your media […]

QNAP TBS-453DX Full Details Revealed

New Portable QNAP 10Gbe SSD NAS Specs Revealed The compact, near-silent, and versatile TBS-453DX M.2 SSD NASbook is ideal for office meetings and multimedia applications. With CacheMount, you can map multiple cloud storages and enable caching to work with online files as fast as the files stored on your TBS-453DX, providing an amazing hybrid-cloud experience […]

Top 3 Surveillance NAS of 2018

Best Surveillance NAS to Buy in 2018 The popularity of using a NAS drive for surveillance purposes has really grown over the last 12 months. Perhaps it is the fact it lets users maximise their investment in a network attached storage device beyond that of backups and streaming media, or maybe it’s the fact that […]

QNAP TS-1635AX NAS PLEX Media Server Transcode 720P, 1080p and 4K H.264 + H.265 Test

Transcoding HD Media on the QNAP TS-1635AX NAS Plex Media Server? As you may have heard, Plex is now available on Marvell and other ARMv8 based NAS devices. This is a big deal, as till recently if you owned a QNAP TS-1635AX or other cost-effective NAS, you were feeling a little left out. Luckily now […]

Best NAS for Virtual Machines in 2018

Best NAS for VMs to Buy in 2018 A virtual machine should be almost identical to that of its physical counterpart when it comes to day to day use. The idea of using a NAS drive as a means of creating a virtual computer that can be accessed via the network or the internet is […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-832X 8-Bay 10Gbe NAS

Is the Affordable TS-832X the best QNAP 10Gbe NAS Yet? QNAP has really been hitting 10Gbe hard this year. We have seen a complete overhaul of there home and business hardware to facilitate this speedy connection. Alongside this growth of 10gbe NAS from all the popular brands, we have also seen numerous fantastically well-equipped range […]

The QNAP TVS-872XT Thunderbolt 3 NAS Unboxing

QNAP TVS-872XT Thunderbolt NAS  – Quantity Versus Quality The QNAP TVS-872XT newest generation Thunderbolt 3 NAS has finally arrived here at NASCompares and although we have seen alot of inventive network attached storage from these guys, pretty much as soon as we heard about the TVS-x72T series, we knew it was something special. Thunderbolt-enabled NAS […]

Best Multimedia NAS of 2018

Best NAS for Multimedia to Buy in 2018 One of the most popular uses for a NAS drive in 2018 continues to be for multimedia. Whether it is 4K and 1080p movies, smooth playback of albums and playlists, or easy cataloguing and viewing of last photo albums, a NAS drive is a great way of […]

PlayStation Classic Review

PlayStation Classic Review – A Fine Idea As previously mentioned here on NASCompares, the average buyer of NAS in a professional capacity is in his late 20s/early 30s, a fan of gadgets, games and almost certainly played computer games growing up. Not so long ago, this would have been seen as a bit of a […]

Unboxing the Synology RS1619xs+ RackStation NAS

Is the Synology RS1619xs+ RackStation your Perfect Business NAS? When it comes to network attached storage (NAS), Synology is still one of the biggest names out there and therefore you would hope that the perfect NAS for you would arrive with a Synology badge attached. However, until recently, most Synology NAS has forced you to […]

Buffalo Thunderbolt 3 6-Bay Hardware RAID Review

Buffalo Thunderbolt 3 6-Bay RAID – Worth your data? For photo and video editors, the importance of a robust and fast RAID storage device cannot be overstated. With all footage being handled in the digital form across the entire media industry, choosing the right storage array to house all of your data for editing and […]

Reolink C2 Pro NAS IP Camera – 5MP Smart PTZ Wireless Camera

Brand New Reolink C2 Pro IP Camera for Synology and QNAP NAS One of the most growing areas of NAS drive use in home and business of 2018 is Surveillance and with the growing interest in more users getting the most from their Synology or QNAP NAS by using the Surveillance Station or QVR Pro […]