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Synology DS923+ installation guide [in 7 STEPS]

Synology DS923+ installation guide [in 7 STEPS] There are so many guides out there, but none of them actually show how to set this thing up from start to finish. If you are not an IT person this can be extremely confusing. So let’s start.   Insert hard drives, SSD or any upgrades [STEP 1] […]

The Synology DS723+ vs Terramaster F2-423 NAS

Synology DS723+ or Terramaster F2-423 NAS – Which Should You Buy? For such a long time, the general hardware that all the NAS brands were offering was generally comparable (Celeron CPU, 2/4GB Memory, coupled of 1GbE and USB) and it was only when you delved into the software that you could see the big differences. […]

The Synology DS923+ vs Terramaster F4-423 NAS

Synology DS923+ or Terramaster F4-423 NAS – Which Should You Buy? Remember when buying a NAS drive was easy? For such a long time, the general hardware that all the NAS brands were offering was generally comparable (Celeron CPU, 2/4GB Memory, coupled of 1GbE and USB) and it was only when you delved into the […]

Terramaster F2-423 vs Synology DS720+ NAS Comparison

Should You Buy the Synology DS720+ or Terramaster F2-423 NAS Drive Prosumer 2-Bay’s such as the Synology DS720+ and Terramaster F2-423 NAS are designed for users who prioritize system power over maximum capacity in their server. If you have just made the decision to switch from public cloud services (Google Dive, DropBox, etc) towards your […]

Terramaster F4-423 vs Synology DS920+ NAS – Which Should You Buy?

Should You Buy the Synology DS920+ or Terramaster F4-423 NAS Drive So, comparing the Synology DS920+ vs Terramaster F4-423 NAS is easier said than done – we are talking about two brands that have very different priorities when it comes to the solutions they provide. But, I am getting ahead of myself. If you have […]

Synology DS720+ vs DS723+ NAS – Which Should You Choose?

The Synology DS723+ vs DS720+ NAS Comparison When it comes down to it, most users buying their very first network-attached storage device will end up choosing a 2-day device. A NAS was once a remarkable niche piece of hardware that most domestic/home users would rarely buy, but as time has gone on, the size of […]

Synology DS920+ vs DS923+ NAS – Which Should You Choose?

The Synology DS923+ vs DS920+ NAS Comparison Note – Our Synology DS923+ NAS Review is now live and you can find it HERE I think we can all agree that in the world of network-attached storage (NAS), one of the best brands out there for software and services is Synology. In the last few years, […]

Synology DS2422+ NAS – Power Consumption Tests

How Much Electricity Does A Synology DS2422+ NAS Use and How Much Does it Cost to run 24×7? Let’s talk BIG STORAGE! Have you been considering the Synology DS2422+ NAS for your business storage? Alongside having an impressive 12 bays that you can populate with HDDs upto 22TB in scale (at the time of writing), […]

QNAP TS-453E NAS – Power Consumption Tests

How Much Does it Cost to Run a NAS 24×7? QNAP TS-453E The growing cost of electricity and how much you need to factor this into your budget is quite a valid concern. Due to any one of about a hundred different global factors (local conflict, slow renewable energy uptake, monopolizing energy companies with powerful […]

Synology DS1522+ NAS Power Cost Test – How Much Will it Cost You To Run?

How Much Electricity Does A Synology DS1522+ NAS Use and How Much Does it Cost to run 24×7? In this energy-aware climate, it can be appreciated that a NAS drive (a 24×7 appliance) seemingly has its cost to the end user in terms of electricity as something of a vague number. With so many kinds […]

Should You Buy the Synology DS920+ or Wait for a DS923+ NAS is Released?

Synology DS923+ NAS Update 27/10/22 The Synology DS923+ 4-Bay NAS has now been revealed and will be using the AMD Embedded Ryzen R1600 Dual Core CPU, alongside 4GB of DDR4 ECC Memory (32GB Max), 2x 1GbE and features an optional network upgrade adapter slot that will allow a 10GbE upgrade (using the E10G22-T1-MINI for approx […]

Terramaster T9-423 NAS Plex Testing – 4K

How Well Does the Terramaster T9-423 NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? Of all the brands that I discuss here on NASCompares, very few have evolved with the speed that Terramaster has. Although coming up on a decade in the commercial network attached storage industry, they have managed to carve an impressively sized portion […]

QNAP TS-453E NAS Plex Media Server Tests – 4K and 1080p

How Well Does the QNAP TS-453E NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? The QNAP TS-453E NAS Drive serves as an interesting desktop release in the brand’s portfolio. Arriving with a hardware architecture that is similar to the slightly more expensive TS-464, but with the hardware inside geared less towards expandability and more towards day […]