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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 […]

Samsung 990 Pro SSD Officially Revealed – Hardware Confirmed

The Samsung 990 Pro NVMe SSD FULLY Revealed For those that have been closely following the world of SSDs in summer 2022, one of the most intriguing leaks of a future product was undoubtedly the reveal on the PCI-SIG pages of a SAMSUNG 990 Pro that was reported to be a PCIe Gen 5 SSD. […]

TerraMaster compatible NVMe M.2 SSD

What SSD fits in TerraMaster for caching? SAMSUNG 980  2280  NVMe SSD MZ-V8V8250 250 GB F2-223,F2-423,F4-423,F4-223,T6-423,T9-423,T12-423,U4-423,U8-423,U12-423 Recommended Crucial P2 2280  NVMe SSD CT1000PSSSD8 1000 GB F2-223,F2-423,F4-423,F4-223,T6-423,T9-423,T12-423,U4-423,U8-423,U12-423 Recommended Seagate IronWolf 525 2280  NVMe SSD) ZP2000NM30002 2 TB F2-223,F2-423,F4-423,F4-223,T6-423,T9-423,T12-423,U4-423,U8-423,U12-423 Western Digital Red SN700 2280  NVMe SSD WD5500G1R0C 500 GB F2-223,F2-423,F4-423,F4-223,T6-423,T9-423,T12-423,U4-423,U8-423,U12-423

Samsung 980 Pro versus WD Black SN805X SSD Comparison

PCIe 4 NVMe SSD Comparison – WD Black SN850X vs Samsung 980 Pro When the PCIe4 Generation of SSDs first launched in 2020, two brands that EASILY made the biggest impact at the time were WD and Samsung. Although neither was the first to commercially release an SSD into this new potential 8GB bandwidth tier […]

Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus versus WD Black SN850X SSD Comparison

PCIe 4 NVMe SSD Comparison – WD Black SN850X vs Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus If you have been out of the loop in the world of SSDs in the last couple of years, you may have missed the tremendously improvements in performance and storage that have occurred since 2020. Every since the commercial availability of […]

Seagate Firecuda 530 vs WD Black SN850X SSD Comparison

PCIe 4 NVMe SSD Comparison – WD Black SN850X vs Seagate Firecuda 530 In all my years of covering the subject of storage here on the blog, there are a few brand rivalries that stand out more than any other – and when it comes to HDDs and SSDs it has always been Western Digital […]

WD Black SN850X SSD Review & Testing

Review of the WD Black SN850X PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD Before you sink your teeth into the review of the WD Black SN850X SSD, it is important to understand that this is not the same as the widely available and industry applauded SN850 SSD. On the face of it, the difference is simply the […]

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) […]

Qnap TS-h1090FU NVME (U.2) 1U 10bay AMD based SSD NAS

Qnap TS-h1090FU NVME (U.2) 1U 10bay AMD based SSD NAS TS-h1090FU-7302P-256G (By Request) TS-h1090FU-7302P-128G TS-h1090FU-7232P-64G CPU AMD EPYC™ 7302P 16-core/32-thread processor, up to 3.3 GHz or AMD EPYC™ 7232P/7252 8-core/16-thread processor, up to 3.2 GHz CPU architecture 64-bit x86 encryption engine (AES-NI) system memory 256 GB RDIMM DDR4 ECC (8 x 32 GB) maximum memory […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

WD Blue SA510 SATA and NVMe SSD

WD Blue SA510 SATA and NVMe SSD released 1TB 2.5-inch WDS100T3B0A 500GB 2.5-inch WDS500G3B0A 250GB 2.5-inch WDS250G3B0A   1TB M.2 2280 WDS100T3B0B 500GB M.2 2280 WDS500G3B0B 250GB M.2 2280 WDS250G3B0B   Prices and Availability Selling direct from Western Digital, the SA510 will be priced at around $65, $75 and $100  

Western Digital Introduces SN740 NVMe SSD

Western Digital Introduces SN740 NVMe SSD The new PCIe Gen4 Western Digital PC SN740 NVMe SSD addresses the unique needs of the hybrid workforce and elevates the computing experience with sequential read speeds up to 5,150MB/s2 in a thin, light, low-power design.   Western Digital® PC SN740 NVMe SSD to help address the unique needs of the hybrid […]

PNY XLR8 CS3140 SSD Review – Get Good!

Review of the PNY XLR8 CS3140 PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD Many PS5 users who are making their first big steps into the world of current-generation SSD storage to upgrade their consoles are having to wrap their heads around quite a lot of terminology, interfaces and brands that most well establish PC gamers are already […]

Compatible M.2 NVME SSD heatsinks for use in a NAS

Compatible M.2 NVME SSD heatsinks for use in a NAS If you know or use a certain type of heatsink, share it with others in the table below!     If there are other chips and components underneath the M.2, we would recommend single sided heatsink that strap on or glue on.   GLOTRENDS M.2 […]