QNAP TS-231P3 NAS Hardware Review

The QNAP TS-231P3 2-Bay NAS Hardware Review Over the last 3 years or so we have seen an abundance of plus Gigabit solutions (NAS, Switches, Cards, Adapters and more) be released by QNAP and this has given them an incredibly diverse portfolio of solutions to cater to differing budgets and bespoke requirements. Although there are […]

Synology DS1520+ vs DS920+ NAS Drive Comparison

Synology DS1520+ vs DS920+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? The Synology 2020 series is a range that went from relative obscurity to practically being almost entirely fleshed out in less than 3 months. Featuring an enormous range of desktop NAS solutions, mid-range rackmounts and PCIe upgrade cards, they have improved a number of the […]

Asustor Lockerstor 2 AS6602T NAS – Hardware Review

Asustor AS6602T Lockerstor 2 NAS Hardware Review – Worth Your Data? I fell like I have said this about four times this year – but today I want to talk about the most impressively hardware equipped 2-Bay solution of 2020, the lockerstor2 AS6602T! Yes, there has been an absolute flurry of new hardware releases from […]

Synology DS1520+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology DS1520+ NAS? As many of you are no doubt aware, there is a brand new Synology solution available to buy for those looking at a robust, affordable and Powerful 5-Bay solution. The recently revealed Synology DS1520+ NAS is a reimagining of the popular 5-bay plus series from the […]

Syonolgy DS1621+ NAS Uncovered

Small Hint Points at Synology DS1621+ NAS If you are one of the many people who have been looking for a brand new Intel-powered mid-range 6-Bay NAS from the guys at Synology, your wait may well be over. Along with the reveal of the soon to be released Synology DS1621xs+ later in 2020, we are […]

QNAP TS-451D2 NAS 4-Bay Revealed

Brand New QNAP TS-451D2 Intel J4025 NAS in 2020 Today we want to talk about a brand new QNAP NAS that arrives with familiar hardware inside and outside, that we have seen in newer generation hardware they have revealed for 2020/2021 to combine them into a new and attractive NAS drive for this summer. The new […]

Asustor AS6604T Lockerstor 4 NAS – Hardware Review

Asustor AS6604T Lockerstor 4 NAS Hardware Review – Worth Your Data? In all my years in network-attached storage, I can quite honestly say that they have never been so many releases in such a short period of time as there has been in summer 2020. Maybe it is the impact of COVID on production that […]

QNAP QSW-M408-4C Hardware Review of the 10Gbe Managed Switch

QNAP QSW-M408-4C 10Gbe Managed Switch Hardware Review I remember as little as 2 years ago go when someone spoke to me a brand launch event about the possibility of QNAP releasing a network switch at some point. QNAP had been talking for a while about releasing a 10Gbe affordable network switch solution and have gone […]

QNAP TS-h886 ZFS NAS – Hardware Review

Review of the New QNAP TS-h886 ZFS 6-Bay NAS Drive – Worth your Data? Summer 2020 has been a remarkably busy period for network-attached storage. We have seen numerous high-profile releases appear on our radar and be released quite quickly, in efforts to bring the latest generation of hardware are to businesses that are beginning […]

QSnatch and How To protect Your QNAP NAS from Online Intruders

QSnatch Infects Thousands of QNAP NAS Drives In the last few days, there have been reports from the U.S and UK cyber intelligence and security agencies (NCSC and the CISA) to report that there has been successfully reported attacks on over 60,000 QNAP NAS devices across different regions of the world, Highlighting that it is […]

QNAP NAS 2020/2021 Q&A – Your Questions Answered

QNAP 2020/2021 Questions and Answers – From QNAP UK It’s that time again, time for another user question and answers session with a NAS brand. Today we have QNAP back and as always, the questions are formed from the most regularly requested queries from YouTube comments, NASCompares comments, emails, social media and directly to me […]

Synology DS720+ NAS – Taking it to Pieces

Synology DS720+ NAS Hardware Tear Down For those of you that are interested in the newest generation of Synology NAS, you are probably wondering about what exactly goes on under the bonnet. We talk about the CPU and Memory plenty, but what about on the inside? Where does the Synology DSM software get extracted from? […]

Synology DS1520+ NAS Drive – Specifications Revealed

Brand New Synology DS1520+ 5-Bay NAS Drive We are starting to hear more and more about the new 2020/2021 series from Synology and this latest news is one that will get the attention of alot of prosumer users. Today I want to talk about the new Synology DS1520+ 5-Bay NAS and why it might well […]

The DS1621xs+ NAS is Now 10Gbe and the Synology DS1520+ NAS Uncovered!

Brand New Synology DS1520+ and DS1621xs+ NAS Revealed Good news for anyone waiting for a new NAS from Synology and want to ensure they get the ‘latest generation’ with the reveal (thanks to Luka @ BlackVoid) of a new Synology Diskstation device, the Synology DS1520+ NAS. Although reveal might be a tad strong, given that […]

Terramaster F2-422 Review – A 10Gbe 2-Bay NAS

Reviewing the TerraMaster F2-422 2-Bay NAS with 10Gbe Of all the brands that I discuss here on the blog, one that always seems to surprise me is TerraMaster. On the surface, they are a fairly standard NAS brand that, though lacking the wide commercial notoriety of a brand like Synology, still produce a remarkably impressive […]