Synology DS119j vs Synology DS118 – Which Should you Buy?

The New DS119j or the Old DS118? Which Budget NAS deserves your data? With Network Attached Storage (NAS) being so popular these days, it is completely understandable that in order for everyone to buy one, some more affordable NAS solutions need to be developed. As much as you want a NAS that can do EVERYTHING, it […]

Synology DS119j vs Synology DS115j – Is New Better?

The New DS119j or the Old DS115j? Which Budget NAS deserves your data? With Network Attached Storage (NAS) being so popular these days, it is completely understandable that in order for everyone to buy one, some more affordable NAS solutions need to be developed. As much as you want a NAS that can do EVERYTHING, it […]

Xpenology – How to Install Synology DSM on your Custom Built NAS

Synology Software on a Custom Built NAS The appeal of building your own Network attached storage device (NAS) rather than buy a pre-built unit from a top-tier brand like Synology can be very tempting. The hardware using in the majority of Synology NAS devices is pretty low when compared to PC’s and with pre-built NAS […]

Synology DS119j vs DS115j NAS

The New DS119j or the Old DS115j? Which Budget NAS deserves your data? With Network Attached Storage (NAS) being so popular these days, it is completely understandable that in order for everyone to buy one, some more affordable NAS solutions need to be developed. As much as you want a NAS that can do EVERYTHING, it […]

Synology DS119j NAS Review

Is the New Budget Synology DS119j NAS enough for you? With the release of the new DS119j NAS, when it comes to buying your first network attached storage device there are several reasons why the Synology range appeals to many. With a diverse range of hardware and storage options across a wide series of uses, […]

Synology DS918+ Review

Reviewing Diskstation DS918+ Synology DS918+        Top Speed: 226 MB/s  IOPS: 6000 Noise: 19.8 dB(A) Power: 28.8 W / 12.6 W   PROS CONS Dual M.2 cache High Availability Excellent choice of Apps Snapshot Replication Support Plex Virtualization 4K Video transcoding FHD Plex Transcoding Hot-Swap trays  DLNA Compliant Expandable RAM upgradable No Copy button Only 1Gbe […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay 10Gbe NAS

The QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS, was it worth the wait? Though the new TS-332X is a new device, network-enabled storage is not exactly a new concept and infact network attached storage or NAS devices have been commercially available for well over a decade now. However what we perceive to be normal in any technological industry […]

QNAP TS-332X NAS Review

The QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS, was it worth the wait? Though the new TS-332X is a new device, network-enabled storage is not exactly a new concept and infact network attached storage or NAS devices have been commercially available for well over a decade now. However what we perceive to be normal in any technological industry […]

QNAP QTS 4 3 5 BETA Review

QNAP QTS 4.3.5 Beta Test and Highlights As one of the biggest brands in network attached storage, QNAP is remarkably proud of their QTS NAS operation system and user interface. When you buy a QNAP NAS server, it arrives with the QTS application included and from here you have complete control of your storage, your […]

Synology RS1219+ NAS Review

Is the Synology RS1219+ the Solid Storage Solution you need? When it comes to business storage, one company that has really turned things around in the last two years is Synology NAS. With their award-winning software platform and an impressive range of NAS hardware, it is strange to think that not so long ago they […]

Synology M2D18 Review

Synology M2D18 Adapter Card for NVMe and SATA SSD Cache One of the most important factors for many users that purchase a new Synology NAS, besides stability, is speed. We all want our files to move as fast as possible, whether we are sending them or receiving them. Over the years there have been many […]

Synology E10G18-T1 10Gbe NIC Review

The Synology E10G18-T1 10Gbe NIC for NAS There is no denying it, 10Gbe is massive right now. If you own a Synology NAS server device and are lucky enough to feature a PCIe expansion slot, then chances are that you have been considering upgrading your network speed to 10-gigabit ethernet via a reliable network interface […]

QNAP TVS-951X NAS Review

Is the New QNAP TVS-951X Multimedia and Business NAS worth your time? The recently released TVS-951X is a new generation of 10Gbe NAS from the guys at QNAP. Although this is not their first, second or third step into the world of 10Gbe, I will say that this is definitely one of the best combinations […]

QNAP TS-832X 8-Bay 10Gbe NAS Review

Is the Affordable TS-832X the best QNAP 10Gbe NAS Yet? QNAP has really been hitting 10Gbe hard this year. We have seen a complete overhaul of there home and business hardware to facilitate this speedy connection. Alongside this growth of 10gbe NAS from all the popular brands, we have also seen numerous fantastically well-equipped range […]

QNAP TS-1635AX 10Gbe NAS Review

Is the QNAP TS-1635AX Monster NAS the answer to your data storage needs? The TS-1635AX is powered by a Marvell® ARMADA® 8040 ARMv8 Cortex-A72 64-bit quad-core 1.6 GHz processor that provides tremendous computing power and is capable of running a range of applications to help businesses grow as their data increases. The TS-1635AX features twelve […]

QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS – 10Gbe+SSD+HDD

QNAP Reveal the TS-332X, their latest 3-Bay NAS I remember a simpler time when Network attached storage was predictable! You had 2 bays, 4 bays, 8 bays and rackmounts. However the last 12 months has seem some really unusual NAS come to the market and the latest release to be uncovered by QNAP promises to continue […]

TerraMaster TOS 3.1 NAS Software Review

Terramaster and the TOS 3.1 NAS Software Review When buying your first NAS it is easy to spend too much time looking at hardware. Until recently, network attached storage (NAS) was an item that only the more techie and IT knowledgeable would invest in. Now, of course, NAS and Cloud storage is very accessible indeed […]

TerraMaster F4-220 NAS Review

Can the Cost Effective TerraMaster F4-220 NAS compete with Synology and QNAP? When I was first asked to review the Terramaster F4-220 I’ll be honest I was a little bit underwhelmed. The thing with NAS technology is that it has come forward so much these last five years and after reviewing big-boy NAS from brands […]

Synology RS2818RP+ NAS Review

Is the Synology RS2818RP+ RackStation NAS what your Business needs? Synology and their Rackmount NAS range have really been a roller coaster these last two years. The rackstation series from Synology a few years back was good, but in the eyes of industry did not compete with QNAP NAS. The main reason for this was first, the […]

Asustor AS4002T and AS4004T 10Gbe NAS

The Asustor AS4002T and AS4004T 10Gbe NAS  Although we often focus on higher-end NAS units at NASCompares (favouring a solid x86 Intel over a Realtek any day), the lower-end is seeing some dramatic shifts, thanks to numerous 64-bit architecture ARM CPU arriving in the market. At Computex 2018 we saw two NAS units from Asustor […]