Unboxing the QNAP TS-351 NAS

Budget, Power and Ability – Is the QNAP TS-351 NAS What you need? When it comes to innovation and changing the way we think about accessing our data, I think it is fair to say that QNAP NAS is by far the most innovative brand out there. In recent years we have seen genuinely groundbreaking technology […]

QNAP TS-351 NAS Review

Budget, Power and Ability – Is the QNAP TS-351 NAS What you need? When it comes to innovation and changing the way we think about accessing our data, I think it is fair to say that QNAP NAS is by far the most innovative brand out there. In recent years we have seen genuinely groundbreaking technology […]

QNAP TS-551 NAS for 2018 – More Information Released

The New QNAP TS-551 NAS for Business and Pleasure The TS-551 NAS arrives with three 3.5-inch hard drive media storage and two 2.5-inch SSD media dedicated ports. This means you are able to utilize the popular RAID 5 configuration for your bulk storage to get the most capacity from your drives while enjoying SSD cache […]

QNAP TS-551 3-Bay NAS – More information Released

Brand New 3-Bay Intel, HDMI and SSD Cache Enabled NAS for 2018 The TS-551 supports three 3.5-inch hard drive storage spaces and two 2.5-inch SSD dedicated ports for higher security RAID 5 protection while enjoying SSD cache without taking up the data storage space of a 3.5-inch hard drive. The 3.5-inch hard drive tray features a […]

Alpha Release of Plex Media Server for QNAP TS-128A, TS-228A, TS-328, TS-1635AX, TS-x32X and more

FINALLY – Plex for QNAP TS-128A, TS-228A, TS-328, TS-1635AX and TS-x32X NAS Good news for anyone who wants to purchase, or has already purchased the QNAP, TS-128A, TS-228A, TS-328, TS-1635AX and TS-x32X NAS in the hopes of using it as a Plex Media Server. Up until recently, Plex was not available on these platforms, as […]

QNAP TS-1232XU PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-1232XU NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-1232XU NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Annapurna AL-324 processor NAS devices, has taken more than […]

QNAP TS-832XU PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-832XU NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-832XU NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Annapurna AL-324 processor NAS devices, has taken more than […]

QNAP TS-432XU PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-432XU NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-432XU NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Annapurna AL-324 processor NAS devices, has taken more than […]

QNAP TS-932X PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-932X NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-932X NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Annapurna AL-324 processor NAS devices, has taken more than […]

QNAP TS-832X PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-832X NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-832X NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Annapurna AL-324 processor NAS devices, has taken more than […]

QNAP TS-1635AX PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-1635AX NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-1635AX NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Marvell ARMADA 8040 processor NAS devices, has taken more […]

QNAP TS-328 PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-328 NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-328 NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Realtek processor NAS devices, has taken more than half […]

QNAP TS-228A PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-228A NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-228A NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Realtek processor NAS devices, has taken more than half […]

QNAP TS-128A PLEX Installation Guide – Step by Step

How to Install Plex on the QNAP TS-128A NAS As you may have heard, support for the Plex media server application on the QNAP TS-128A NAS has now been made possible. This long overdue update to the Plex media server software so it will run on Realtek processor NAS devices, has taken more than half […]

Kodi v18 on QNAP NAS – Installation Guide

Kodi v18 for QNAP NAS For a number of years now, Kodi has become a rather controversial application. At one point it seemed to be the single most popular application for those wanting a single multimedia access tool for photos, videos, music and streaming online. However, it was that last one that caused the biggest […]

The QNAP TS-551 3/5 Bay NAS – New QNAP Announced!

Brand New QNAP NAS – Is the TS-551 3-Bay worthy of your data? I have been in the business of NAS for several years now and in all those years I have never seen such aggressive release schedules as I have seen from QNAP recently. In an impressive revamp and re-ordering of their ranges, we have […]

2018 Predictions for NAS, Thunderbolt, Hard Drives, SSD, PCIe and more

What will happen in NAS, Thunderbolt, Storage and more in 2018? A new Synology NAS? A new Thunderbolt QNAP NAS? Thunderbolt 4 or USB 3.2? I see ALOT of new technology on NASCompares every month and though it is safe to say that some of it is completely out of the blue, a lot of it […]

Asustor NAS Guide for 2018

Why Choose Asustor NAS in 2018? Of all the NAS brands that we discuss here on NASCompares, one of the ones that everyone has heard of, yet barely anyone can name many of their range. This is not always a bad thing, few users outside of the (rather snobby) apple community can name both the […]

Best NAS for KODI in 2018 – Asustor, Thecus and QNAP

What is the best NAS for Kodi 2018 If you are buying a NAS in 2018 for KODI, there is good news and bad news. Kodi on a network attached storage device used to be so so simple. As little as two years ago having both Plex and Kodi on your NAS was very common […]

The Top NAS for Video Transcoding 2017

Recommended NAS for Transcoding via Plex and DLNA With the rise in popularity of Network Attached Storage (NAS) it is becoming all too common to consider a Synology NAS, QNAP NAS or WD My Cloud server as the perfect storage of all of your multimedia. From the compact nature of it’s design to the sheer […]