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How to enable on demand sync on MAC – Synology Drive Client 3.2

How to enable on-demand sync on MAC – Synology Drive Client 3.2 First of all, makes sure your MAC OS is 12.3 and above. You can check this if you click on Apple icon/ ABout This Mac If you already use Synology Drive Sync, you will need to date this sync tasks and create a […]

Compatible NVMe for Synology DS923+

Compatible NVMe for Synology DS923+     Compatible M.2 NVME SS for caching Seagate Ironwolf 525 Sabrent Rocket 4+ WD Black SN850   These are the 3 M.2 NVMe SSD that work as caching. If you have tested any other SSD, please share it with other people in the comments.     Compatible M.2 NVME […]

Synology SHR not using all available space

  When I use Synology RAID calculator it shows I should get 26TB of storage space, but my Synology NAS only shows 23.6TB.  Why Storage Pool not using all available space? The storage pool shows less available space than there is.   How do I find the actual hard drive size? The hard drive capacity […]

Synology 12-bay Expansion Unit RX1223RP

Synology 12-bay Expansion Unit RX1223RP RX1223RP Specs Hardware Applicable models Support for creating storage space across devices SA6400 Remark It is recommended to create the storage space on a single server or expansion device instead of across different devices for better system performance. storage device Number of slots 12 Compatible Disk Type* (see all supported disks) […]

Synology SA6400 is a 12-bay 2U rackmount using AMD EPYC 7272

Synology SA6400 is a 12-bay 2U rackmount using AMD EPYC 7272   Synology SA6400 ports Synology SA6400 CPU General Specifications Platform Server Product Family AMD EPYC™ Product Line AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series # of CPU Cores 12 # of Threads 24 Max. Boost Clock Up to 3.2GHz Base Clock 2.9GHz L3 Cache 64MB 1kU Pricing […]

Qnap QM2-2P-344A and QM2-2P-384A

QNAP launches the economical QM2 PCIe Gen 3 expansion card to add M.2 NVMe SSD slots to NAS or PC QM2-2P-344A Dual M.2 22110/2280 PCIe NVMe SSD expansion card Connector 2 x M.2 22110 or 2280 PCIe (Gen3 x 4) NVMe SSD slots PCIe and Lanes PCIe Gen3 x 4 Bracket Low-profile (default). Low-profile flat […]

Synology DS923+ compatible RAM upgrade

Synology DS923+ compatible RAM upgrade System Memory 4 GB DDR4 ECC Memory Module Pre-installed 4 GB (4 GB x 1) Total Memory Slots 2 Maximum Memory Capacity 32 GB (16 GB x 2) Official Synology memory upgrades SODIMM D4ES02-4G DDR4 ECC Unbuffered SODIMM EAN: 4711174724383 Capacity: 4GB D4ES02-8G DDR4 ECC Unbuffered SODIMM EAN: 4711174724390 Capacity: […]

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] […]

Synology NAS and M.2 NVMe SSD Storage Pools – FINALLY!

M.2 NVMes Use as Storage Pools Coming to Synology NAS and DSM EXCELLENT news for anyone that has been following the Synology NAS platform and DSM for the last few years, with the apparent reveal that Synology are intending to officially allow the use of M.2 NVMe SSDs as Storage Pools on their newest generation […]

Synology DS923+ 4-bay 10GbE NAS now officially released

Synology DS923+ 4-bay 10GbE NAS is now officially released today. Dependable Performance Up to 625/559 MB/s sequential read/write throughput makes file operations quick and efficient Optional 10GbE connectivity to tackle more specialized, bandwidth-heavy applications Easy Capacity Expansion Add 5 extra drive bays with one DX517 expansion unit for a maximum of 9 storage drives Up […]

Synology DS923+ NAS Review

The Synology DS923+ NAS Review – AMD vs Intel? Regardless of whether you are new to NAS or have been well-grounded in the world of premium turn-key private server ownership, there is a pretty high chance you heard about Synology! In the world of NAS, they are pretty much the top brand and with good […]

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 […]

How to install Plex on Synology DSM7

How to install Plex on Synology DSM7   First of all, you need to log into your Admin Panel.  You can type in find.synology.com in your web browser or install Synology Assistant app on your computer.           You can install Plex from Package Center Or do it manually  Click Manual Install and […]

Qnap USB One Touch Copy versus Synology USB Copy

Do you happen to know if the quick copy button on the QNAP or Synology is dependent on the attached USB? If USB1, it knows to copy stuff1. If USB2, it knows to copy stuff2. Or, is it just one option? If you want to set up automated backup tasks in a way that NAS […]