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Qnap TS-253E and TS-453E Celeron based 2.5GbE NAS

    TS-253E-8G TS-453E-8G CPU Intel® Celeron® J6412 4-core/4-thread processor, burst up to 2.6 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 on board (non-expandable) maximum memory 8GB flash memory 4GB (dual boot OS protection) Number of hard disk slots […]

How to connect Qnap via Thunderbolt directly

How to connect Qnap via Thunderbolt directly?   Qnap 72XT (and other) Thunderbolt models effectively plug and play. Once you connect via Thunderbolt, you will get an IP displayed on your Qnap LCD screen. You can then type this IP in your internet browser to connect. You can also download Qnap Qfinder app and be […]

This site can’t be reached – PLEX not working on Qnap NAS

This site can’t be reached – PLEX not working   If you get this error message, you will very likely need to restart your PMS. You can do that by: -open Qnap QTS Admin panel -open AppCenter -open My Apps – stop Plex -start Plex   .             

How to update Plex on Qnap and Synology

How to update Plex on Qnap and Synology In the Plex server Admin panel there will be a notification about new Plex version availability. Click on ‘Server Update Available’ Click on download. It will automatically download the correct Qnap or Synology Plex update file.   You can then open Package Center (Synology) or AppCenter (Qnap). […]

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, […]

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’ […]

QNAP TS-464 NAS Drive Review – Hardware Heavy?

The QNAP TS-464 NAS Drive Review For those looking at making the move away from cloud platforms and towards their own private server, the new QNAP TS-464 NAS ticks ALOT of boxes. Arriving as the latest release in their long. long-running flagship series of Prosumer/SMB hardware (following the TS-453D, TS-453B, TS-453A, etc) around every 2-2.5 […]

QNAP HS-264 Silent NAS Review

The QNAP HS-264 NAS Review – Sensibly Silent? I think it would be fair to say that QNAP has quite a few different NAS ranges in their portfolio. From hefty enterprise rackmounts and thunderbolt machines, to compact prosumer desktops and modest entry-level systems, the majority of their solutions all seemingly share the same physically architecture […]

Qnap TS-664 quad-core 2.5GbE NAS with M.2 NVMe cache

TS-664-4G CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor, burst 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 SO-DIMM DDR4 (1 x 4 GB) maximum memory 16GB (2 x 8GB) memory slot 2 SO-DIMM DDR4 For dual DIMM configurations, […]

Qnap TS-464 quad-core 2.5GbE NAS with M.2 NVMe cache

The QNAP TS-464 and TS-664 NAS Coming Soon QNAP has now finally started sharing details of their prosumer/SMB 4/6-Bay for 2022 with the soon to be arriving TS-464 and TS-664 NAS Drives. Even at a casual glance, these are almost certainly the new version of their flagship series (though details on a 2-Bay TS-264 are […]

QNAP + Plex GPU Decoding not working

QNAP + Plex GPU Decoding I had a question regarding my QNAP + Plex setup. I currently have a QNAP TS-873A device with Plex installed. The device has an NVIDIA GTX 1650 GPU installed that I intended to be used primarily for Plex video transcoding and decoding. I can see the GPU is detected by […]