Qnap TS-410E slim & fanless 2.5inch SSD/HDD Gamer NAS & video entertainment system

Qnap TS-410E slim & fanless 2.5inch SSD/HDD Gamer NAS & video entertainment system TS-410E-8G CPU Intel® Celeron® J6412 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 2.6 GHz CPU architecture 64-bit x86 graphics processor Intel® UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel® Processors floating point operations encryption engine (AES-NI) hardware acceleration shift system memory 8 GB on board (non-expandable) […]

Synology RS422+ Plex Media Server NAS Tests

How Well Does the Synology RS422+ NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? The rise in popularity of rackmount NAS servers being used as Plex Media Servers by home users has been surprisingly swift, largely thanks to more and more NAS brands releasing affordable (yet powerful and efficient) rack solutions. The Synology RS422+ Rackstation solution […]

Synology DS2422+ Plex Media Server NAS Tests

How Well Does the Synology DS2422+ NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? In 2022, Synology has been slowly garnering a reputation for prioritizing business users over home/prosumer users more and although a number of their mid-range/SMB solutions have arrived with hardware pricetags that are in the budget of home users, there is no avoiding […]

QNAP TS-233 Plex Media Server NAS Tests

How Well Does the QNAP TS-233 NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? Deciding on buying a NAS for use as your own private Plex Media Server is NOT an easy choice for many users. Although the building blocks of NAS servers are comparable to domestic PCs and Laptops, NAS systems are alot of focused/specific […]

Terramaster F4-423 Plex Media Server NAS Tests

How Well Does the Terramaster F4-423 NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? Of all the brands that I discuss here on NASCompares, very few have evolved with the speed that Terramaster has. Although coming up on a decade in the commercial network attached storage industry, they have managed to carve an impressively sized portion […]

Synology DS3622xs+ NAS Plex Media Server Tests

How Well Does the Synology DS3622xs+ NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? Many users who are taking their first tentative steps into purchasing their own private server for multimedia use will have heard that when it comes to NAS brands, that Synology is pretty much the top dog. The Synology NAS software DSM, which […]

QNAP TS-464 NAS Plex Media Server Tests

How Well Does the QNAP TS-464 NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? When it comes to buying your first NAS drive, very few NAS brands provide the level of hardware vs value that QNAP does. The new TS-464 is the latest release by the brand to produce a mid-range/prosumer NAS solution that can do […]

Synology DS1522+ NAS Plex Media Server Tests

How Well Does the Synology DS1522+ NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? Have you been considering the Synology DS1522+ NAS for a plex media server in 2022/2023? It’s a pretty reasonable question. Synology has released a number of very impressive Diskstation NAS devices in recent years and thanks to improvements in the efficiency and […]

How to stream PLEX or DLNA videos on your Apple TV gen2/gen3

How to stream PLEX or DLNA videos on your Apple TV gen2/gen3? Hi, I have 2 apple tv’s – 5th generation and 3trd generation. I can download the Plex app on 5th gen and it accesses my movie no problem. Now the 3rd gen doesnt allow app downloads – so u have to fool the […]

What music/audio player do I need to stream music from my NAS?

NAS to streaming audio Hi are you aware of any network audio players where I can plug a NAS straight in and have the audio player access and play files? I really don’t want to have add a computer/router to the mix just to get a network stream going. Is this possible? Yes, you have […]

This site can’t be reached – PLEX not working on Qnap NAS

This site can’t be reached – PLEX not working   If you get this error message, you will very likely need to restart your PMS. You can do that by: -open Qnap QTS Admin panel -open AppCenter -open My Apps – stop Plex -start Plex   .             

How to update Plex on Qnap and Synology

How to update Plex on Qnap and Synology In the Plex server Admin panel there will be a notification about new Plex version availability. Click on ‘Server Update Available’ Click on download. It will automatically download the correct Qnap or Synology Plex update file.   You can then open Package Center (Synology) or AppCenter (Qnap). […]

TS-i410X: Industrial 10GbE 4X2.5inch SATA SSD NAS with 4K transcoding chip (silent passive cooling)

TS-i410X: Industrial 10GbE 4X2.5inch SATA SSD NAS with 4K transcoding chip (silent thanks to passive cooling) TS-i410X-8G CPU Intel® Atom® x6425E 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 3.0 GHz CPU Architecture 64-bit x86 Graphic Processors Intel® UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel® Processors Floating Point Unit Encryption Engine  (AES-NI) Hardware-accelerated Transcoding System Memory 8 GB, not […]