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Qnap TS-855X NAS spotted

  What we know so far: CPU: Intel ® Atom® C5125 8-core processor, 2.8GHz RAM: DDR4 8 GB SODIMM DDR4 (1 x 8 GB) (Support ECC memory) Slot 1: PCIe Gen 2 x2 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Port (2.5G/1G/100M) X2 10 Gigabit Ethernet Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+ 2 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3 x2 slots […]

How to Install Proxmox on your QNAP NAS – Step By Step Guide

How to Install Proxmox on a QNAP NAS Drive – Step By Step Guide If you have been looking into server-based virtualization or high-efficiency container deployment, then there is every chance that you are well aware of Promox, the open-source alternative to enterprise/premium VM platforms such as VMware, Citrix or Redhat hypervisors. A hypervisor is […]

Synology DS423+ vs QNAP TS-464 NAS – Which Should You Buy?

QNAP TS-464 or the Synology DS423+ NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? Choosing Between the Synology DS423+ and QNAP TS-464 NAS is more than just about how you are spending your money at checkout! Making a move away from 3rd public cloud storage can be a big, BIG decision for some users. The ‘freemium’ […]

Qnap QVP-63B and QVP-85B NVR security surveillance server released

Qnap QVP-63B and QVP-85B NVR security surveillance server released

Exciting news for all security surveillance enthusiasts! The QVP-63B QVR Pro dedicated machine has just been released, and it is a game-changer in the world of surveillance technology. This desktop security surveillance server provides real-time image and audio surveillance, high-quality video recording, and simultaneous playback of multiple IP cameras. One of the standout features of […]

Qnap TS-855eU released

Exciting news for all NAS enthusiasts! Qnap has just released the TS-855eU and TS-855eU-RP models, equipped with powerful Intel Atom C5125 8-core processors and 8 GB of DDR4 memory (with support for up to 64 GB), making them the perfect choice for heavy-duty data storage and processing tasks. These 2U rackmount devices feature eight hot-swappable […]

What is video transcoding and do I need Graphics chip on my NAS?

What is video transcoding and do I need Graphics chip on my NAS?

What is video transcoding and do I need Graphics chip on my NAS?   GPU on the NAS is used for two reasons HDMI and transcoding. Qnap and Asustor can be connected to a TV via HDMI to stream videos. The user interface is very nice, but some people prefer it over the DLNA etc. […]

QNAP Launches New Security Vulnerability Reward Program, Offering up to $20,000

QNAP Launches New Security Vulnerability Reward Program, Offering up to $20,000

QNAP, a leading provider of storage, networking, and computing solutions, has announced the launch of its QNAP Security Vulnerability Reward Program. The program aims to actively protect information security and ensure network security by inviting global information security experts and researchers to participate in creating a more secure network environment and storage services. The QNAP […]

Cannot Install Plex on DS223

Cannot Install Plex on DS223

The Plex app is no not the AppCenter. Using the package centre to manually install the DSM 7 ARMv8 version of plex, I get the package not supported error. Where I am going wrong?   Yes, there is still no package available from Plex for the RTD1619B CPU. If this was TS-233 with that particular […]

QNAP TS-262 4K PLEX NAS TESTS!

How Well Does the QNAP TS-262 NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? Is the QNAP TS-262 worth it as a Plex Media server NAS? A Plex Media Server NAS is a network-attached storage (NAS) device that has the software for the Plex Media Server application installed. The device acts as a central repository for […]

QNAP TS-262 4K PLEX NAS TESTS

How Well Does the QNAP TS-262 NAS Perform as a Plex Media Server? Is the QNAP TS-262 worth it as a Plex Media server NAS? A Plex Media Server NAS is a network-attached storage (NAS) device that has the software for the Plex Media Server application installed. The device acts as a central repository for […]

Synology DSM vs QNAP QTS – Which NAS is Better for You?

Synology DSM vs QNAP QTS NAS Software & Hardware Comparison When buying a NAS drive, it’s important to consider the software included with the purchase. Brands like Synology and QNAP offer different software designs, user priorities, and learning curves. Even if you plan to mostly use third-party software, you will still need to interact with […]

Build Your Own NAS vs Buying a NAS?

Is it Better to Buy a NAS or Build One Yourself? Have you ever looked at the cost of popular Network attached storage devices from brands such as Synology and QNAP, then looked at the price tag and thought “wait…HOW MUCH?!? I could build my own NAS server for much less than that”? Well, you […]