Cheapest 10gbe switches- Updated

Cheapest 10gbe switches- Updated What is a 10Gbe switch? Definition for a switch is : A network switch is a computer networking device that connects devices together on a computer network by using packet switching to receive, process, and forward data to the destination device. What 10Gbe means is, that speed will be 10 times […]

Synology DS923+ 4-bay 10GbE NAS now officially released

Synology DS923+ 4-bay 10GbE NAS is now officially released today. Dependable Performance Up to 625/559 MB/s sequential read/write throughput makes file operations quick and efficient Optional 10GbE connectivity to tackle more specialized, bandwidth-heavy applications Easy Capacity Expansion Add 5 extra drive bays with one DX517 expansion unit for a maximum of 9 storage drives Up […]

Dual-band AX3000 3-Pack (MK73) Nighthawk Dual-band WiFi 6 Mesh System

Dual-band AX3000 3-Pack (MK73) Nighthawk Dual-band WiFi 6 Mesh System     TECHNICAL DETAILS Height 4.8in Width 4.8in Depth 2.5in Weight 0.63lbs Requirements High-speed Internet connection to existing modem or gateway Total WiFi Coverage 4,500 sq. ft. Router (MR70) – Dimensions: 4.8 x 4.8 x 2.5 in – Weight: 0.63 lb • Satellites (MS70) – Dimensions: 4.8 x 4.8 x 2.5 […]

Google Nest Wifi Pro 6e Router Review

Google Nest WiFi Pro 6E Mesh Router Review – Genuinely Pro? When it comes to brands that you associate with the internet, Google is such a part of most of our everyday lives that we often forget how much of our data we directly/indirectly trust in the hands of this giant company. It was not […]

Google Nest Wifi Pro 6e Router Review

Google Nest WiFi Pro 6E Mesh Router Review – Genuinely Pro? When it comes to brands that you associate with the internet, Google is such a part of most of our everyday lives that we often forget how much of our data we directly/indirectly trust in the hands of this giant company. It was not […]

Synology WRX560 Router Review

Synology WRX560 Router Review – Premium Networking? The importance of a competent router in your home or business environment has never been more pertinent than RIGHT NOW! Finding that sweet spot for your internet access needs of high bandwidth, ease of access, yet secure and multi-layered is a terrifically difficult middle ground to achieve. Alongside […]

List of Thunderbolt to 10GbE Adapters

List of Thunderbolt to 10GbE Adapters       Promise SLF2202NAA SANLink2 Thunderbolt 2 to 16Gbit/s Fiber Channel Adapter 2 Cable     Promise Technology SLE2002tNAA Sanlink2 Thunderbolt 2 to 10G Base-T Ethernet Adapter 2 Cable, Black     Akitio Thunder3 Dock Pro (Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station with 10Gbps Network, CFast Reader, and More)   […]

Amazon Prime Day Oct 2022 – Early Access Deals on Synology, QNAP, HDDs, SSDs, Cameras and Network Switches

Prime Day Bargains on NAS, Hard Drives, SSDs, Cameras and Network Equipment ANOTHER Amazon Prime Day in 2022? Yep, just a month before Black Friday kicks off and Amazon has decided to host an impromptu 2nd in-house sale event beginning on Tuesday 11th Oct until midnight on Wednesday 12th Oct (in 15 countries; Austria, Canada, […]

How to Secure your Synology with open ports to Plex (port forwarding)

How to Secure your Synology with open ports to Plex (port forwarding) On my router I will have Upnp disabled and only one port forwarded, that being the one for Plex. I plan to run only Plex Server and whatever backup software you recommend (to back up my PCs to the NAS incrementally) and perhaps […]

TerraMaster F2-223 2-Bay 2.5GbE NAS

TerraMaster F2-223 2-Bay 2.5GbE NAS Processor Processor Model Intel® Celeron® N4505 Processor Architecture X.86 64-bit Processor Frequency Dual Core 2.0 GHz (Max burst up to 2.9 GHz) CPU Single-Core Score / Hardware Encryption Engine √ Hardware Transcoding Engine H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per […]

Qnap TS-264 NAS with 2.5GbE LAN, M.2 SSD cache and HDMI 2.0

Qnap TS-264 NAS with 2.5GbE LAN, M.2 SSD cache and HDMI 2.0 TS-264-8G CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor (up to 2.9 GHz) CPU architecture 64-bit x86 graphics processor Intel® UHD Graphics floating point operations encryption engine (AES-NI) hardware acceleration shift system memory 8 GB built-in (not expandable) maximum memory 8 GB flash memory 4 […]

Qnap QSW-M2106R-2S2T managed 10GbE and 2.5GbE ports, half-rack 1U switch

Qnap QSW-M2106R-2S2T managed 10GbE and 2.5GbE ports, half-rack 1U switch QSW-M2106R-2S2T management type web management Number of ports 10 10GbE SFP+ 2 10GbE BASE-T (RJ45) 2 2.5GbE (RJ45) 6 Power Supply Description Internal power supply Maximum power consumption 40W Input power type AC Input voltage range 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz MAC address table 16K Total no congestion […]

RAID 0 vs RAID 5 vs RAID 6 – WD Red Pro 22TB and QNAP NAS 10GbE Tests

QNAP TS-464 NAS 10GbE RAID 0/5/6 Testing with the WD Red Pro 22TB HDDs When you buy a new NAS and drives, one of the most important long-term decisions that you will make is choosing your RAID level. A RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is the process of combining multiple media drives together into […]

WD Red Pro 22TB and Synology NAS 10GbE & 5GbE Speed Tests – RAID 0 vs RAID 5

Synology DS1522+ NAS 10GbE RAID Testing with the WD Red Pro 22TB HDDs Technology is moving FAST! Yet one of the most overlooked fast-moving areas of technology in the market is data storage! In the last decade we have seen data storage averages used by consumers and businesses hugely multiply in volume and frequency, with […]

New Synology WRX560 Router

Synology Planning on a New WRX560 WiFi 6 and 2.5GbE Router for 2022/2023 Update (10/10/22 UK) – This Router has been confirmed to carry the Model ID/Name RTX560 (not RT3000ax) and will be released towards the end of November 2022 Yes, Synology is working on a new WiFi 6 and 2.5G router – The Synology […]