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What HDD is best for NAS?

What HDD is best for NAS?   Yes, this is a popular question. Especially when your NAS has a different number of bays or even bays size. The basic rules for NAS-compatible drives is as follows. 1-Bay and 2-Bay NAS             = You can use any drives you want. This can […]

Amazon Prime Day Oct 2022 – Early Access Deals on Synology, QNAP, HDDs, SSDs, Cameras and Network Switches

Prime Day Bargains on NAS, Hard Drives, SSDs, Cameras and Network Equipment ANOTHER Amazon Prime Day in 2022? Yep, just a month before Black Friday kicks off and Amazon has decided to host an impromptu 2nd in-house sale event beginning on Tuesday 11th Oct until midnight on Wednesday 12th Oct (in 15 countries; Austria, Canada, […]

A Guide to Rackmount NAS – Sorted by Size

Choosing the Right Rackmount NAS – Understanding the Importance of Depth There was once a time when owning any kind of rackmount based storage and/or computer equipment was squarely aimed at high-end business and data centres. Unlike the desktop PC, laptop keyboard or touch screen device that you are likely reading this on, a rackmount […]

New Synology HAS5300 SAS Hard Drives Released

The HAS5300 Hard Drives – New SAS Media from Synology Revealed Yes, that’s right. Synology has now released a range of SAS (12Gb) hard drives in the HAS5300 series. Last year, when Synology first revealed that they were going to start producing their own range of SATA hard drives for their Diskstation and Rackstation NAS […]

Best Hard Drives for NAS – 2021

Choosing the Best Hard Drives for your NAS For those of you that have decided to buy a NAS server for Home or business, choosing the right hard drive media to put inside can be incredibly difficult. NAS drives, much like the knives, spoons and forks in your cutlery drawer are all designed to be […]

Synology HAT5300 Hard Drive Review

Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives – Worth Your Data? When Synology first announced that it was entering the hard drive market, I think it would be fair to say that reactions were mixed. On the face of it, the idea that one of the biggest brands in network-attached storage (NAS) was going to start producing their […]

Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives Uncovered

Indications of Synology Hard Drives Appear with the HAT5300-8T and HAT5300-12T Revealed Come on – it was only going to be a question of time, wasn’t it. The idea of Synology (one of the most popular brands in the world of network-attached storage) expanding their portfolio to include the very hard drives that you install […]