Asustor Nimbustor 2 AS5202T NAS Review

Does the New Nimbustor 2 2.5Gbe NAS from Asustor Perform? Why is the Nimbustor 2 NAS such a big deal? Although there are a number of key features that this NAS promises, the biggest shake up Tthat this brings to the table is 2.5Gbe, but why should this be such a point of interest given that […]

Asustor Nimbustor 4 NAS Hardware Review

Does the New 2.5Gbe Nimbustor 4 NAS from Asustor Perform? As long as I have been in the NAS industry, I can say with confidence that there has been one single constant – gigabit ethernet (1Gbe) via copper (RJ45) has been present on every single device up to this point. From small little DLNA media […]

Asustor Nimbustor 2 & 4 Hands on at Computex 2019 – AS5202T And AS5304T

The Asustor Nimbustor NAS Fully Revealed at Computex 2019 In our continued coverage of Computex, we have spent an inordinate amount of time with the guys at Asustor. Their stand currently features an impressive mix of heavy hitters that either made their appearance at events earlier in 2019 or are already available to home and […]

Why Transcoding and NAS are SO Important

NAS and Video Transcoding – Why Should you care? There are many reasons to buy a NAS drive in 2019, but for most home users, enjoying their multimedia (especially video collections) is paramount. It is a relatively simple requirement on the face of it, videos on a NAS are just another kind of file and […]

New Asustor AS7108T, AS6508T, AS7110T and AS6510T NAS Announced

Brand New Asustor AS7108T, AS6508T, AS7110T and AS6510T NAS Of all the NAS brands that will be present at Computex 2019 at the end of May, none have been so quick to promote their new range of devices than Asustor. Hot on the heels of the announcement of the new Intel-powered 2 and 4-Bay NAS […]

New Asustor AS5202T and AS5304T NAS Announced

Brand New AS5202T 2-Bay and AS5304T 4-Bay NAS from Asustor Great news for those that are looking for their brand new powerful NAS purchase in 2019 – Asustor has been announcing a host of brand new NAS drives to be fully unveiled at Computex 2019. Asustor NAS is a brand that has featured often here […]

QNAP HS-453DX NAS PLEX Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP HS-453DX NAS Plex Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP HS-453DX device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP HS-453DX NAS is […]

QNAP TVS-672XT NAS PLEX Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TVS-672XT NAS Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TVS-672XT device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TVS-672XT NAS is the […]

Best NAS for 6K RAW Video Editing

Best NAS for Massive RAW Video Files Good afternoon, I have been a keen reader of your page, and watcher of your youtube videos so please excuse me if I should know the answer to some of these queries! I am looking at getting a QNAP or Synology NAS and connect via 10Gbe to our […]

Official PLEX NAS Drive Revealed – PlexyDrive Exclusive

The PlexyDrive NAS is the Official Plex NAS You Have Been Waiting For? Plex, or ‘Portable Loud Entertainment Xylophone’ is a popular media software that is featured in literally billions of homes, worldwide. In order to understand why the new PlexyDrive NAS is such a big deal, you need to know that to date there […]

Best NAS for Plex in 2019

Best Plex Media Server NAS to Buy in 2019 If you are looking to upgrade your multimedia setup in 2019, chances are that you have already heard of the great multimedia application, Plex Media Server (PMS), that allows you to access all your movies and boxsets anywhere in the world, on almost any device! Plex […]

Synology DS1817+ NAS Upgrade for 4K Editing

Upgrading my Synology DS1817+ NAS for a 4K Editing Suite Hi there, I am currently looking at an upgrade to my nas system. I currently have a Synology DS1817+ using link aggregation. I am video editing off of it every day and some days we have multiple people editing off it. I am noticing it […]

Best NAS for ProRes RAW Video Editing

Best NAS for Massive RAW Video Files Good afternoon, I have been a keen reader of your page, and watcher of your youtube videos so please excuse me if I should know the answer to some of these queries! I am looking at getting a QNAP or Synology NAS and connect via 10Gbe to our […]

Synology DS1019+ NAS PLEX Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the DS1019+ NAS Plex Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the DS1019+ device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the DS1019+ NAS is the host device […]

Can you Populate a Synology 4-Bay NAS with 1 or 2 Disks?

Populating a 4-Bay NAS with a single Hard drive Hi, I’m thinking about getting 4 bay DS418. I also want to get 4tb and higher disks but because of the price, I was wondering if I can just start with only 2 disks and add more disks later? Which brand nas disk do you recommend? […]

Best Plex NAS of 2019

Best Plex Media Server NAS to Buy in 2019 If you are looking to upgrade your multimedia setup in 2019, chances are that you have already heard of the great multimedia application, Plex Media Server (PMS), that allows you to access all your movies and boxsets anywhere in the world, on almost any device! Plex […]

QNAP TVS-872XT Native Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TVS-872XT NAS Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TVS-872XT device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TVS-872XT NAS is the […]

QNAP TS-251B NAS PLEX Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TS-251B NAS Plex Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TS-251B device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TS-251B NAS is […]

NAS Transcoding – Important!

NAS and Video Transcoding – Why Should you care? There are many reasons to buy a NAS drive in 2019, but for most home users, enjoying their multimedia (especially video collections) is paramount. It is a relatively simple requirement on the face of it, videos on a NAS are just another kind of file and […]

Top 3 Most POWERFUL NAS to Buy in 2019

Most Powerful NAS to Buy in 2019 Network attached storage is not a new concept and in fact, NAS systems have existed in one form or another for the better part of a decade. Once you remove all the fancy talk about reliable/stable DDNS internet access and a multitude of RAID storage options, stripping it […]