Install UnRAID on a Terramaster NAS Drive – A Step By Step Guide

How to Install UnRAID on a Terramaster NAS Drive in 15mins Of all the different Network Attached Storage software that is discussed online, one the most unsung heroes of the DiY server scene is UnRAID. It was created like many software solutions—by a software engineer who was trying to solve his own problem. In the […]

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 […]

Terramaster TOS 5 Software Review

Terramaster TOS 5 NAS Software Review – Network Better? If you are an existing Terramaster NAS owner, or are someone that has been considering their NAS brand for your private server purchase, then you might have heard that they recently released their latest BIG software update. Upgrading from TOS 4 to TOS 5, this new […]

New Synology FS3410 Flashstation NAS Revealed

New Synology FS3410 Flashstation NAS Revealed Synology has really been on a roll recently with revealing their 2022/2023 solutions, with 7-8 different solutions being unveiled and (for the most part) released in the last 3 months or so. The Synology RS3410 NAS that today’s article covers is the latest addition to the brand’s quiet but […]

Synology SRM 1.3 Update for MR2200ac and RT2600ac Routers FINALLY!!!

Synology Release SRM 1.3 for the RT2600AC & MR2200ac Router for Adding RT6600ax Mesh Setups Good news for those of you who have been considering upgrading their existing Synology router mesh setup OR those who already own the previous releases in the Synology Router series with the announcement of SRM 1.3 for the RT2600ac and […]

Can you break a RAID in order to transfer data to your new NAS?

This is great; thank you! Now, I just need to wait for the prices to moderate. Normally the next “power-of-2” size upward is close to, but less than, the prior generation on a $/GB basis. Not here (yet). Also, since a lot of folks are outgrowing the NAS’ that they deployed a few years ago, […]

Synology FlashStation FS3410 2U 24-Bay SSD Rackmount

New Synology FS3410 Flashstation NAS Revealed Synology has really been on a roll recently with revealing their 2022/2023 solutions, with 7-8 different solutions being unveiled and (for the most part) released in the last 3 months or so. The Synology RS3410 NAS that today’s article covers is the latest addition to the brand’s quiet but […]