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Qnap TS-264 NAS with 2.5GbE LAN, M.2 SSD cache and HDMI 2.0

Qnap TS-264 NAS with 2.5GbE LAN, M.2 SSD cache and HDMI 2.0 TS-264-8G CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor (up to 2.9 GHz) CPU architecture 64-bit x86 graphics processor Intel® UHD Graphics floating point operations encryption engine (AES-NI) hardware acceleration shift system memory 8 GB built-in (not expandable) maximum memory 8 GB flash memory 4 […]

RAID 0 vs RAID 5 vs RAID 6 – WD Red Pro 22TB and QNAP NAS 10GbE Tests

QNAP TS-464 NAS 10GbE RAID 0/5/6 Testing with the WD Red Pro 22TB HDDs When you buy a new NAS and drives, one of the most important long-term decisions that you will make is choosing your RAID level. A RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is the process of combining multiple media drives together into […]

WD Red Pro 22TB and Synology NAS 10GbE & 5GbE Speed Tests – RAID 0 vs RAID 5

Synology DS1522+ NAS 10GbE RAID Testing with the WD Red Pro 22TB HDDs Technology is moving FAST! Yet one of the most overlooked fast-moving areas of technology in the market is data storage! In the last decade we have seen data storage averages used by consumers and businesses hugely multiply in volume and frequency, with […]

How to Install TrueNAS SCALE on an Asustor NAS

How to Install TrueNAS Scale on an Asustor NAS Drive – Step-By-Step Guide Not all Linux servers are built equally! If you are new to the world of private server storage, you might have heard about how “everything runs on Linux”. Now, that is not exactly true (with many other platforms out there with their […]

TrueNAS Core on an Asustor NAS – Installation Guide

How to Install TrueNAS Core on an Asustor NAS Drive – Step-By-Step Guide Most new or relatively inexperienced NAS users can be separated into two clear categories. There are those that want to get their hands dirty, spend sensibly on a DiY system in order to take advantage of community-built platforms such as TrueNAS Core, […]

How to Install TrueNAS SCALE On A QNAP NAS

How to Install TrueNAS Scale on a QNAP NAS Drive – Step-By-Step Guide If you are reading this guide on making the switch inside your QNAP NAS from QTS/QuTS to TrueNAS Scale, then chances are that you are well aware of what exactly this impressive piece of open-source software is capable of! TrueNAS Scale is […]

TrueNAS Core on a QNAP NAS Installation Guide

How to Install TrueNAS Core on a QNAP NAS Drive – Step By Step Guide Have you always wanted to test out or run your very own TrueNAS Core NAS setup, but are intimidated by the building of it? It’s understandable. As respected as the ZFS-powered server software is in the IT community, it is […]

TerraMaster F4-223 4-bay 2.5GbE NAS

TerraMaster F4-223 4-bay 2.5GbE NAS Processor Processor Model Intel® Celeron® N4505 Processor Architecture X.86 64-bit Processor Frequency Quad Core 2.0 GHz (Max burst up to 2.9 GHz) CPU Single-Core Score / Hardware Encryption Engine √ Hardware Transcoding Engine  H.264, H.265, MPEG-4, VC-1;maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 60 Memory […]

Synology DS1823xs+ 8-Bay NAS Coming – Rumour

The Synology DS1823xs+ NAS – A New and Long Demanded NAS in the Works! Every now and then, I hear the odd leak or snippet of product information referenced online about a new NAS product that is coming soon. That shouldn’t be a huge surprise, the network-attached storage industry is no different than any other […]

Synology DS423 4-Bay NAS Drive – Rumour Mill

The Synology DS423 NAS Rumoured for Q4 2022 / Q1 2023 Note – This article was written 18/07/22 and I will strive to update it as much as I can in the 2nd half of 2023, so if you want to be the first to know, you can get alerts on this SPECIFIC page by […]

What is the best NAS for Multimedia (Plex, Video station etc)?

What is the best NAS for Multimedia (Plex, Video station etc)? Based on built in transcoding chip. A built-in transcoding chip will allow on the fly video conversion. Apps like Video station and Plex (paid version) will have an access to this graphics chip. This allows a video to be converted using this GPU instead […]

QNAP NAS Attacked By Deadbolt AGAIN – What Happened?

New Reports of Deadbolt Ransomware Attacks on QNAP NAS via Photo Station It would appear that the Deadbolt ransomware attack that has been a persistent pain for QNAP (and other NAS brands) in 2022 continues to remain current, with new reports emerging of further attacks of NAS systems in September 2022. The vulnerability that has […]

New QNAP TVS-h474, TVS-h674 and TVS-h874 NAS Revealed

The QNAP TVS-h474, TVS-h674 and TVS-h874 NAS – THINGS JUST GOT SERIOUS! If you have been holding out for the perfect desktop NAS in 2022/2023 and avoiding the temptations of older systems on sale or recent releases that didn’t quite tick the right boxes for you –  then you might have done EXACTLY the right […]

QNAP TS-453E NAS Review – Too Good To Be True?

The QNAP TS-453E NAS Drive Review Why would you consider the QNAP TS-453E? Arriving in an oddly efficient and affordable, yet very capable form with its Intel Quad Core, 2.5GbE and 8GB memory architecture – this device stands out from the rest of the band’s value tier. For most users looking at buying their first […]

Qnap ts-h987xu, ts-h1887xu, ts-h2287xu ,ts-h3087xu rackmount NAS released

Qnap ts-h987xu-rp,ts-h1887xu-rp,ts-h2287xu-rp,ts-h3087xu-rp redundant supply rackmount NAS released   1. For dual DIMM configuration, identical pairs of DDR4 modules must be used. 2. 2.5-inch bays: #1: PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA 6Gbps #2: PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA 6Gbps #3: PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA 6Gbps #4: PCIe Gen4 x4 & SATA 6Gbps #5: PCIe Gen4 […]

Qnap TS-262 Dual Core Celeron 2-bay NAS

Qnap TS-262 Dual Core Celeron 2-bay NAS TS-262-4G CPU Intel® Celeron® N4505 Dual Core/2 Thread Processor (up to 2.9 GHz) CPU architecture 64-bit x86 graphics processor Intel® UHD Graphics floating point operations encryption engine (AES-NI) hardware acceleration shift system memory 4 GB built-in (not expandable) maximum memory 4GB flash memory 4 GB (dual-boot OS protection) […]