What is RAID? Understanding the Different RAID Levels for your NAS

What is RAID and why do I need it on my NAS Drive?  RAID is not a new thing. Originally created as means of combining multiple smaller hard drives and combining them into 1 large storage volume (so your PC would only see one hard drive like your C:/ drive, instead of several smaller hard […]

Drobo 8D Thunderbolt 3 RAID Box Review

Is the New Drobo 8D Thunderbolt 3 RAID Enclosure Too Little, Too Late? Of all the brands that we talk about here on NASCompares, one that has always been popular with content creators over the last decade is Drobo. They are a brand that has been involved in numerous data storage devices, ranging from direct […]

Drobo 8D Review

Is the New Drobo 8D Thunderbolt 3 RAID Enclosure Too Little, Too Late? Of all the brands that we talk about here on NASCompares, one that has always been popular with content creators over the last decade is Drobo. They are a brand that has been involved in numerous data storage devices, ranging from direct […]

Drobo 8D Thunderbolt 3 DAS Specifications, Price and Release

Drobo 8D BeyondRAID enabled 8-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure Transform your storage workflow. Meet the bigger, better, bolder Drobo 8D. Capable of supporting 16 volumes of up to 128TB, with a total storage pool of 256TB, 8D is designed to meet the need for data-intensive workflows. With lightning speed ThunderboltTM 3, the Drobo 8D is the […]

The Drobo 5Dt Turbo 5-Bay Thunderbolt2 and USB 3.0 Enclosure Walkthrough and Talkthrough

Is the Drobo 5Dt Turbo DRDR5A31-T  the answer to your Thunderbolt 2 problems?  The 5-Bay RAID Drobo 5Dt Turbo DRDR5A31-T is a DAS (direct attached storage) enclosure featuring the ever constant USB 3.0 connection, as well as the far more sought after and ever growing in popularity Thunderbolt 2 connection. There are a few reasons that this […]