Unboxing the QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay 10Gbe NAS

The QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS, was it worth the wait? Though the new TS-332X is a new device, network-enabled storage is not exactly a new concept and infact network attached storage or NAS devices have been commercially available for well over a decade now. However what we perceive to be normal in any technological industry […]

QNAP TS-332X NAS Review

The QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS, was it worth the wait? Though the new TS-332X is a new device, network-enabled storage is not exactly a new concept and infact network attached storage or NAS devices have been commercially available for well over a decade now. However what we perceive to be normal in any technological industry […]

QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS – 10Gbe+SSD+HDD

QNAP Reveal the TS-332X, their latest 3-Bay NAS I remember a simpler time when Network attached storage was predictable! You had 2 bays, 4 bays, 8 bays and rackmounts. However the last 12 months has seem some really unusual NAS come to the market and the latest release to be uncovered by QNAP promises to continue […]

ARM vs X86 CPUs – How important is CPU Power and Efficiency when buying your first NAS

How important is CPU Power and Efficiency when buying your first NAS?  With hundreds of kinds of NAS available in the market to buy, it is easy to get confused as to which unit is best suited to the network solution you need. Often we can look at factors such as the brand name (Synology, […]

Asustor AS4002T and AS4004T 10Gbe NAS

The Asustor AS4002T and AS4004T 10Gbe NAS  Although we often focus on higher-end NAS units at NASCompares (favouring a solid x86 Intel over a Realtek any day), the lower-end is seeing some dramatic shifts, thanks to numerous 64-bit architecture ARM CPU arriving in the market. At Computex 2018 we saw two NAS units from Asustor […]

QNAP TS-231P2 NAS Review

Is the newly updated TS-231P2 from QNAP worth your time and money? What the TS-231P2 can do (PROS): File Server Use SMB Storage DLNA Support Apple TIme Machine Support Surveillance including multiple camera licences iTunes Server Snapshot Support and BTRFS Support email server Download server (FTP, HTTP, BT,NZB) CMS and CRM systems Office applications Media […]

Unboxing the New Synology DS218 Value Series NAS for 2018

The Synology DS218 NAS is here and is it worth your time? When Synology started releasing all of their two-bay NAS devices at the same time, it was always going to lead to a lot of market confusion and saturation. Over the past three to four months we’ve seen the entire too hard drive NAS […]

Synology DS218 NAS Available for 2018 – Specs and Details

Synology release a new Standard NAS 2-Bay for a little over £200 ex.VAT Synology DiskStation DS218 is a high-performance, low cost and versatile 2-bay NAS designed for small offices and home users to effectively manage, protect, and share data. Its 64-bit quad-core processor delivers highspeed data transmission and 10-bit 4K H.265 video transcoding to empower […]

The DS218+ NAS versus DS216+II – Synology Plus Series NAS Comparison

Choosing the best 2-Bay Synology NAS between the DS218+ and the DS216+II Choosing whether to buy a brand new released piece of hardware or saving some money and getting a year or two older is always a common decision. This has become an especially frequent decider due to companies choosing to release their products with […]

The Synology DS218 Diskstation NAS 2-Bay Diskstation NAS

The Synology DS218 and DS418 Standard NAS have been uncovered  I do not know who is in charge of the release schedule over at Synology HQ, but they are really working overtime to ensure that I don’t get much sleep lately. This week we saw the physical release of the DS718+, DS218+, DS3018XS and DS418 over […]

Choosing the right Buffalo NAS for 2017 – The LinkStation 400 Series

The Buffalo LinkStation 400 Series Featuring the Linkstation 410, 420, 421E and 441E Desktop NAS  Buffalo’s LinkStation 420 is a high performance 2-drive network storage device that comes equipped with a whole host of features, perfect for storing, sharing, serving and protecting your most important data. Back up multiple PCs and Mac computers simultaneously and enjoy […]

The Synology RS217 versus The Synology RS214 Rackstation NAS – How do they Compare

The latest Synology 2017 Series arrives with the RS217 NAS Rackstation – But how does it compare with the RS214  Synology RackStation RS217 is a compact and cost effective 2-bay rackmount NAS with outstanding performance, providing a smart entry into rack-level storage for small, growing businesses to effectively manage, share and sync data. Synology® RackStation […]

The Synology RS217 2-Bay Rackstation NAS 2017 Series Unboxing, Walkthrough and Talkthrough

The latest Synology 2017 Series arrives with the RS217 NAS Rackstation  It’s that time of year again! Like all technology companies, Synology have begun to unveil and gradually release their devices for 2016/17 and I (like many of you sitting on the fence trying to decide whether to buy what is currently available or holding […]