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The Asustor Flashstor 6 and Flashstor 12 Pro NVMe NAS

Asustor FLASHSTOR 6 and 12 Pro – ASUSTOR’s first all-M.2 SSD NAS The speed at which compact server development moves can be pretty groundbreaking, as hardware that even a 2-3 years ago though impossible/unthinkable, can suddenly become comparatively pedestrian. That said, one area of server storage that has still yet to genuinely see consumer or […]

The Best 10GbE NAS Drives – 2024

A Guide to the Best 10GbE NAS Drives Data continues to grow exponentially, with everyday devices generating substantial amounts of data. High-resolution photos, 4K Ultra HD HDR movies, and internet connections surpassing gigabit speeds have become the norm. This surge in data creation and transfer has highlighted the limitations of the traditional 1GbE (RJ45) LAN/WAN […]

Recommended 8-Bay NAS to Buy – 2023/2024

A Guide to the Best 8-Bay NAS Drives to Buy Right Now Delving into the world of NAS for business purposes, it becomes clear that the 8-Bay NAS drives mark a significant leap in seriousness and capability. While NAS systems are commonly used in homes, for budget-friendly options, and in small businesses for basic storage […]

Recommended 5-Bay and 6-Bay NAS of 2023/2024

A Guide to the Best 5/6-Bay NAS Drives to Buy Right Now In recent years, the appeal of 5-Bay and 6-Bay NAS systems has dramatically increased, particularly since 2023/2024. Previously, home and small-business users tended to opt for either modest 2/4 Bay systems or jump to the larger 8-Bay models when needing more storage capacity. […]

Best 10GbE NAS to Buy in 2023/2024

A Guide to the Best 10GbE NAS Drives in 2023 Data continues to grow exponentially, with everyday devices generating substantial amounts of data. High-resolution photos, 4K Ultra HD HDR movies, and internet connections surpassing gigabit speeds have become the norm. This surge in data creation and transfer has highlighted the limitations of the traditional 1GbE […]

The Best Cheap NAS of 2023/2024

A Guide to the Best Low-Price NAS Drives to Buy Right Now It would be an understatement to say that the sheer range and affordability of private server devices that even the most cash-strapped user can buy have grown exponentially over the last few years. It seems almost insane to think that you can pick […]

The Best 8-Bay NAS of 2023/2024

A Guide to the Best 8-Bay NAS Drives to Buy Right Now Delving into the world of NAS for business purposes, it becomes clear that the 8-Bay NAS drives mark a significant leap in seriousness and capability. While NAS systems are commonly used in homes, for budget-friendly options, and in small businesses for basic storage […]

Best 4-Bay NAS of the Year 2023/2024

A Guide to the Best 4-Bay NAS Drives to Buy Right Now For professionals transitioning from cloud services to private servers, the 4-Bay NAS market is often the preferred starting point in 2023-2024. With NAS hard drives reaching capacities of 22TB and soon 24TB, combined with enhanced redundancy features for data safety, these 4-disk servers […]

Best 2-Bay NAS of the Year – 2023/2024

The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Top 2-Bay NAS Drives for 2023-2024 In the quest for a new data storage solution, a 2-drive NAS often emerges as an ideal balance of cost and storage, particularly for beginners or first-time personal server owners. Overcoming the initial limitation of a 50% storage reduction (due to RAID 1 across […]

NAS Hard Drive Buyers Guide

Choosing the Best Hard Drives for your NAS If you’re considering a NAS server for your home or business, selecting the appropriate hard drive is crucial. Just as each utensil in a cutlery set serves a unique purpose, NAS drives are designed for specific scenarios. Using unsuitable drive media in your NAS can significantly affect […]

Recommended 10GbE NAS to Buy in 2023/2024

A Guide to the Best 10GbE NAS Drives in 2023 Data continues to grow exponentially, with everyday devices generating substantial amounts of data. High-resolution photos, 4K Ultra HD HDR movies, and internet connections surpassing gigabit speeds have become the norm. This surge in data creation and transfer has highlighted the limitations of the traditional 1GbE […]

Best 4K Plex NAS of 2022/2023

A Guide to the Best 4K Plex NAS Drives to Buy Right Now If you have been looking at buying a Synology or QNAP NAS drive in 2023 for use as a Plex Media Server, then chances are you are doing this because you are sick of paying for a bunch of online streaming services […]

The Best NAS for Under $500 of 2023

The Best NAS for Under $500 of 2023 – Synology, QNAP, Asustor and Terramaster We are now halfway into 2023, and even though this is an odd-numbered year, traditionally a quieter period for hardware releases in the tech industry, we have seen an enormous number of new NAS devices released by the big brands in […]