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Terramaster F4-422 NAS Review

Review of the Terramaster F4-423 NAS Drive The Network Attached Storage industry (NAS) unlike many areas of the tech world is actually surprisingly small in terms of the companies that fight for market dominance. With less than 10 big players and less than 5 of those being real marketing recognized, choosing a NAS solution is […]

How to backup one Synology NAS to another

How to backup one Synology NAS to another Synology Drive ShareSync Synology Drive ShareSync is the application to sync data across multiple Synology NAS. It is automatically installed along with the Synology Drive Server package in DSM. Glossary: Local Synology NAS: The NAS on which you are operating Synology Drive ShareSync. Data on this NAS will be […]

Synology DS1522+ vs DS920+ NAS Drive Comparison

Comparing the Synology DS920+ vs DS1522+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? The Synology DS920+ NAS was first released in the Summer of 2020 and it has been, arguable, one of the most popular NAS drives that the brand has ever produced. In the two years since then, it has continued to remain popular, has […]

Max Hard Drive Size on Synology NAS

Max Hard Drive Size on Synology NAS I am still unclear on this. Is it possible to fit either 18TB or 20TB Ironwolf Pro Hard drives into a DS1821+ and a DX517 Expansion unit and get the extra storage over and above 16TB? Yes, Synology are too slow on hard drive testing. It takes a […]

Synology DS1522+ vs DS1520+ NAS Drive Comparison

Comparing the Synology DS1520+ vs DS1522+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? Let’s be honest. Network Attached Storage (NAS) is much the same as any other kind of consumer-available technology, in that every few years a brand will release the latest hardware in its portfolio and buyers will IMMEDIATELY start comparing it versus its predecessor. […]

TerraMaster F2-423 And F4-423 NAS

TerraMaster F2-423 And F4-423 NAS   TerraMaster F2-423 Processor Processor Model Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 Processor Architecture X.86 64-bit Processor Frequency Quad Core 2.0 GHz (Max burst up to 2.9 GHz) Hardware Encryption Engine √ Hardware Transcoding Engine H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2, VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 60 Memory System Memory […]

Synology DVA1622 Surveillance NAS Hardware Update

Update on the Specifications on the Synology DVA1622 NAS In order to understand why the DVA1622 NAS/NVR is such a big deal, you have to look a little beyond the hardware and into the software that the brand provides. Synology’ surveillance station platform is a genuinely groundbreaking piece of software that is included with every […]

The Synology HD6500 60-Bay Rackmount NAS IS FINALLY COMING!

The Synology HD6500 Rackstation 60-Bay NAS is REAL and it is COMING Before I crack on and explain why the Synology HD6500 Rackstation NAS is a big deal, indulge me a little and let me tell you a story. I have been following the world of NAS (and data storage in general) for the bulk […]

Synology RS422+ Rackstation NAS Revealed

Synology RS422+ NAS Drive Revealed As we slowly learn more about what Synology has planned for 2022 in their hardware and software solutions, one thing that is becoming increasingly clear is that the latest refresh of some of their staple hardware series has made some big changes in scalability. The latest NAS to be revealed […]

Synology DS1522+ NAS Drive Revealed

New Synology DS1522+ NAS Drive Revealed Good news for anyone who has been sitting comfortably (or uncomfortably, depending on your storage needs of course) waiting on news of Synology NAS solutions for 2022, with the reveal of a new 5-Bay solution from the brand – the Synology DS1522+ NAS Drive. Now, serving as the likely […]

QNAP TS-664 NAS Review

The QNAP TS-664 NAS Drive Review When choosing a NAS drive, I think it is safe to say that SIX bay servers are when things begin to get SERIOUS. You might have looked at the 2-Bay and 4-Bay solutions in the market and thought “that’s nice, but what about all my terabytes” or “cool idea, […]

How to connect Synology NAS to a MAC (Map a network drive to Mac OS X)

How to connect Synology NAS to a MAC (Map a network drive to Mac OS X)   First of all you need to create a shared folder on your NAS if you haven’t so far. You can use the general Home folder for everything. But keeping things separate is safer if you have a multi-user […]

Terramaster F2-423 NAS Drive Released

New 2022 Generation Terramaster F2-423 NAS Drive Coming Soon Terramaster continues to flesh out their x423 series with, perhaps, the most interesting entry yet – the new F2-423. Arriving as the follow up to the F2-422, this new NAS arrives with (short of a PCIe slot) pretty much everything the most recent NAS hardware options […]

Terramaster F4-423 NAS Drive Released

New 2022 Generation Terramaster F4-423 NAS Drive Coming Soon Terramaster continues to flesh out their x423 series with, perhaps, the most interesting entry yet – the new F4-423. Arriving as the follow up to the F4-422, this new NAS arrives with (short of a PCIe slot) pretty much everything the most recent NAS hardware options […]

Compatible M.2 NVME SSD heatsinks for use in a NAS

Compatible M.2 NVME SSD heatsinks for use in a NAS If you know or use a certain type of heatsink, share it with others in the table below!     If there are other chips and components underneath the M.2, we would recommend single sided heatsink that strap on or glue on.   GLOTRENDS M.2 […]

QNAP TS-464 vs TS-453D NAS Comparison

QNAP TS-464 or the TS-453D NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? Are you considering the QNAP TS-464 now it has been released? Or thinking of saving some money and opting for the predecessor TS-453D that is currently on sale? It’s a tough decision for some that want to ensure value for money, yet remain […]

Synology DS920+ vs QNAP TS-464 NAS – Which Should You Buy?

QNAP TS-464 or the Synology DS920+ NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? Choosing Between the Synology DS920+ and QNAP TS-464 NAS is more than just about how you are spending your money at checkout! Making the move away from 3rd public cloud storage can be a big, BIG decision for some users. The ‘freemium’ […]