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QNAP NAS Plex Performance Guide – 2021 Edition

What is the Best QNAP NAS for a Plex Media Server? Plex has fast become the most popular media server software for home users in 2021. With a slick user interface, smart organization, relevant media images and descriptions sourced from many online sources applied automatically and clever show recommendations and watched records, it is easy […]

QNAP TS-451D2 NAS Hardware Review

New 4-Bay NAS for 2020 – Does the TS-451D2 Deserve Your Data? If you have been in the market for a 4-Bay/RAID5 solution and found this NAS review, then chances are that you already know a little about the QNAP TS-451D2. In fact, I will go a little further. There is a good chance that […]

Asustor LockerStor 2 & 4 NAS Drive Revealed

The Asustor LockerStor 2 & 4 NAS Drive for Summer 2020 The last month or so of NAS hardware releases have been a pretty exciting time of late. With some of the biggest names in network-attached storage releasing their the latest flagship solutions for home and SMB markets. However, it would appear that it is not […]

Plex QNAP NAS Performance List – 2020 Edition

What is the Best QNAP NAS for a Plex Media Server? Plex has fast become the most popular media server software for home users in 2020. With a slick user interface, smart organization, relevant media images and descriptions sourced from many online sources applied automatically and clever show recommendations and watched records, it is easy […]

Most Powerful NAS Drive of 2019

Top 3 Most Powerful NAS Drives of the Year When buying brand new technology, there are many factors that we will use to make the final decision. Buying factors such as price, efficiency, value and brand support are always going to be very high on our list when making that final click on the Buy […]

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 […]

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 […]