Black Friday 2020 – NAS Upgrades & Network Accessories

NAS Upgrades and Network Accessory Deals this Black Friday

Black Friday 2020 has arrived and with it, a range of discounts and deals from many retailers has begun. However, Black Friday feels a little different this year, what with a lot of stores starting their sales even earlier than normal and the strange choice for it to arrive I’ve just over a month since Amazon prime day, talk about market saturation! Because of this, many shoppers are feeling the pinch a little bit and the amount of money they are sparing for online purchases this year is smaller than usual. People are expecting the existing hardware to last that little bit longer, either due to to their buying power being diminished or because they know that many hardware manufacturers held off releasing their top tier hardware till next year. However, the answer is a great deal easier to get behind, with many upgrades available in network hardware (both internally and externally) the appeal of smaller upgrades to your hardware environment vs completely replacing everything are pretty clear. So today I want to look at what are the best current upgrades and accessories for NAS and the surrounding network equipment this Black Friday. From Cameras to Memory, 10Gbe switches and more let’s go through the best upgrades to look at this Black Friday 2020.

 


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DDR4 Memory Upgrade Deal

 

DDR4 Memory Upgrade Deal

 

DDR4 Memory Upgrade Deal

 

DDR4 Memory Upgrade Deal

Synology NAS Deal

Synology NAS Deal

NAS SSD Deal

NAS HDD Deal

PoE 1Gbe Switch Deal

 

NightHawk Router Deal

 

WiFi 6 / AX Router Upgrade Deal

 

10Gbe NIC PCIe Upgrade Deal

 

NVMe SSD Deal

NVMe SSD Deal

NVMe SSD Deal

External Drive Deal

NAS HDD Deal

 

Gamer SSD Deal

 

WiFi 6 / AX PCIe Upgrade Deal

 

NAS SATA SSD Deal

 

External Drive Deal

External Drive Deal

DDR4 Memory Upgrade Deal

NVMe SSD Deal

NAS Memory Upgrades this Black Friday

One of the easiest and most popular ways to upgrade your NAS system this Black Friday is to increase the base memory available to the device. More commonly known as RAM or random access memory, the memory is what the system needs to perform numerous tasks at the same time and increasing this amount on your NAS will improve performance notably. You should always check the compatibility list of your NAS in advanced before purchasing a memory upgrade, as some NAS devices are very particular about the format and brand supported on their system. So always check in first before pulling the trigger on the contents of your basket! Below are the popular upgrades for memory by different type and you can check if they have offers available.

Popular Choices:

DDR4 SODIMM Memory

Compatible with DS220+, DS420+, DS720+, DS920+, TS-251D, TS-451D2, TS-253D, TS-453D, TS-653D, TVS-472XT, TVS-672XT, TVS-872XT, TBS-453DX, HS-453DX, AS6602T, AS6602T and more

Crucial 4GB Buy Here

Crucial 8GB Buy Here

Crucial 16GB Buy Here

DDR3L SODIMM Memory

Compatible with DS218+, DS418play, DS918+, DS718+, DS620slim, DS1019+, TS-251B, TS-451+, TS-253B, TS-453B, TS-653B and more

Crucial 4GB Buy Here

TimeTec 4GB – Buy Here

Kingston 4GB- Buy Here

Crucial 8GB Buy Here

TimeTec 8GB – Buy Here

Kingston 8GB- Buy Here

Crucial 16GB Buy Here

TimeTec 16GB – Buy Here

Kingston 16GB- Buy Here

DDR4 ECC SODIMM Memory

Compatible with DS1621+. DS1621xs+, DS1819+, DS1821+, TS-h973AX, TVS-h1288X, DS1618+ and more

Crucial NON-ECC 4GB Buy Here

Kingston NON-ECC 4GB- Buy Here

Crucial NON-ECC 8GB Buy Here

Kingston NON-ECC 8GB- Buy Here

Crucial NON-ECC 16GB Buy Here

Kingston NON-ECC 16GB- Buy Here

Kingston ECC 8GB Buy Here

Arch ECC 16GB – Buy Here

vColour ECC 32GB- Buy Here

Note, Synology lists the RAM compatible with each user-upgradeable model on their website. You can use this information to get the RAM specifications for your model Synology and then shop around for your preferred memory brand or a good price. Additionally, I have included lines to the third party crucial supported memory for a Synology NAS. Always be sure to check the compatibility before making your purchase, as Synology may have revised the hardware (see examples like the DS216+ and DS216+II). Remember, unsupported Memory configurations may result in the NAS brand being unable to support you with a repair, so always factor that into your buying decision! VERY IMPORTANTThe Links used in the article below towards the correct unofficial memory are occasionally changed (beyond my control) as it will direct you to the site in your own region/country. MAKE SURE to check that the memory module (especially 16 and 32GB SODIMM modules) are DUAL RANK or ‘DR‘, as Synology NAS typically have trouble with SR/SINGLE RANK modules. Also, make sure for ECC Models, that the page listing is 100%  ECC.

NAS Surveillance Cameras this Black Friday

Known as IP cameras. network surveillance cameras are remote web cameras that can be deployed inside and outside your home/office environment and used in conjunction with a NAS system and included surveillance software. Synology has Surveillance Station and QNAP has QVR Pro, along with other NAS brands having their own surveillance software. You should always check how many licences are included with your system as sometimes you will need to purchase addons on your NAS in order to add further cameras down the line. Additionally, always look for cameras on the NAS brand compatibility list or those that fully support ONVIF protocol by default. Below are the types of camera that I recommend you look into and search for Black Friday deals.

Internal IP Cameras

External IP Cameras

Business/Retail Class IP Cameras

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NAS Network Interface Upgrades this Black Friday

If you feel like your connection to the NAS is acting a little slower to interact with than you’d like, then chances are that an improved network interface on the device will help significantly. There are numerous upgrades available via PCIe upgrade cards as well as a few USB supported network interface upgrades. This Black Friday, look at the options below for different kinds of improved ethernet connection on your NAS to consider and find deals for. Remember, you will need to double-check compatibility with the NAS brand, as well as the availability of hardware interface slots like a PCIe first.

 

10Gbe Network Upgrade Cards

Combo Network Upgrade Cards

WiFi 6 Network Upgrades

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Network Switches to Buy this Black Friday

As technology becomes more evolved, the network hardware devices/clients we use become more numerous and because of that we need to upgrade the number of devices we can connect on the network. One way around this is to look at upgrading your network switch or installing a brand new one. A switch allows multiple devices to be added to the network very easily and arriving in unmanaged or managed configurations, there are numerous options to suit your technical abilities, requirements and budget. Below are network switches you can consider and look for this Black Friday.

 

1Gbe Network Switches

Unmanaged Switches

Managed 10Gbe Switches

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NAS Hard Drives this Black Friday

Probably the most well-known way of upgrading your NAS storage is to add more or bigger hard drive media to your array. Whether you have partially populated your NAS, or are looking to increase the existing hard drives one by one, there are bigger and better hard drives being released all the time and the result is that this Black Friday there are even better prices becoming available for NAS hard drives from Seagate, WD, Toshiba and more. Take a look below.

 

Seagate Ironwolf NAS HDDs

WD Red NAS HDDs

Toshiba NAS HDDs

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SSD for NAS this Black Friday

Much like hard drives, many users this Black Friday will look into upgrading their system performance by either switching towards SSD drives which are much faster to work with OR install SSD drives in the dedicated caching bays of their NAS system to improve internal performance. SSD are always more expensive than hard drives (due to their speed, lack of moving parts and low energy use) but we are seeing improved prices all the time as the technology becomes more mainstream and this Black Friday we have seen some great price drops in SATA SSD and NVMe SSD for NAS. Have a look below.

 

Seagate Ironwolf NAS SSD

WD Red NAS SSD

M.2 NVMe SSD for NAS (PCIe Gen 3×4)

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UPS Batteries this Black Friday

An uninterruptable power supplier (UPS) used to be something that only businesses could afford, but in 2020 we have seen the affordability of a UPS reach out to a lot more home users. This Black Friday we have seen a number of big players in UPS such as APC start to price drop a number of their base level smart batteries (which will support a number of devices in your hardware environment) to a much more competitive level. A UPS isn’t just for when you have a full power cut, as it also allows you to maintain your storage devices when you have an intermittent power failure, need to switch all power off to a building for maintenance or you live in regions where power-over-mains is not wholly reliable – temporarily or not. Smart-UPS also have network abilities too and can work in conjunction with your NAS system to allow them to safely shut themselves down in the event of a power failure and the UPS sending a signal to your PC/Mac devices to safely shut itself down too. Below are some of the recommended NAS supported UPS devices that I have covered previously and links to stores to check if Black Friday deals are available right now.

 

Small Smart-UPS

Medium Smart-UPS

Large Smart-UPS

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