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Asustor AS6704T Lockerstor 6 Gen 2 NAS Review

Asustor AS6706T Lockerstor 6 Gen 2 NAS Hardware Review – Worth Your Data? When was it that six-bay NAS devices became so popular? It’s hard to pinpoint, isn’t it? When it comes to buying/building your own private server, to get away from subscription cloud services, there is always a balance of three key factors for […]

Synology DS923+ NAS Review

The Synology DS923+ NAS Review – AMD vs Intel? Regardless of whether you are new to NAS or have been well-grounded in the world of premium turn-key private server ownership, there is a pretty high chance you heard about Synology! In the world of NAS, they are pretty much the top brand and with good […]

Asustor AS6704T Lockerstor 4 Gen 2 NAS Review

Asustor AS6704T Lockerstor 4 Gen 2 NAS Hardware Review – Worth Your Data? When it comes to brands that I discuss here on the NASCompares when discussing NAS, one brand that always seems to have always existed (yet doesn’t get the same level of online fame as its peers) is Asustor. Founded in 2011, they […]

Google Nest Wifi Pro 6e Router Review

Google Nest WiFi Pro 6E Mesh Router Review – Genuinely Pro? When it comes to brands that you associate with the internet, Google is such a part of most of our everyday lives that we often forget how much of our data we directly/indirectly trust in the hands of this giant company. It was not […]

Synology WRX560 Router Review

Synology WRX560 Router Review – Premium Networking? The importance of a competent router in your home or business environment has never been more pertinent than RIGHT NOW! Finding that sweet spot for your internet access needs of high bandwidth, ease of access, yet secure and multi-layered is a terrifically difficult middle ground to achieve. Alongside […]

WD Red Pro 22TB Hard Drive Review

Review of the WD Red Pro 22TB Hard Drive for NAS Remember when everyone said that hard drives would be dead by 2020? Yes, to say that statement has been debunked so incredibly thoroughly that it seems a bit comical to think that HDDs were going to go away any time soon. Yes, SSDs still […]

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 […]

Reolink Duo 2 Camera Review – 4K ,180° Lens, Colour Nightvision, WHAT!

Review of the Reolink Duo 2 WiFi Camera – Any Good? I have quite a large number of cameras here on the blog/video and I think it would be fair to say that although most are all functional and reliable bits of kit, they are not particularly exciting! Security cameras are not designed to be […]

WD Black SN850X SSD Review & Testing

Review of the WD Black SN850X PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD Before you sink your teeth into the review of the WD Black SN850X SSD, it is important to understand that this is not the same as the widely available and industry applauded SN850 SSD. On the face of it, the difference is simply the […]

WD Ultrastar DC HC560 20TB Hard Drive Review

Review of the WD Ultrastar HC560 20TB Hard Drive for NAS The speed at which Hard Drive technology has evolved has been pretty crazy. Not so long ago, many highly respected journals and tech sites were signing the death warrant of Hard drives, largely down to the growing affordability of SSDs, NAND storage capacity and […]

D-Link DWR-978 5G SIM Router Review

The D-Link DWR-978 5G SIM Router Review If you are looking at a router like the D-Link DWR-978, then chances are that the main appeal is the fact that it is a mobile/cellular data router. The rise in popularity of mobile SIM routers in the last few years has been pretty astounding and part of […]

Synology RS422+ NAS Review

Synology RS422+ NAS Review – The Compact Ryzen Rackmount Synology has really been hitting the enterprise and high-end business market hard of late! With the brand clearly making moves to try and occupy a place in the highest hybrid cloud and service level storage providers, some have been concerned with Synology’s continued commitment to the […]

Synology DS1522+ NAS Review

Synology DS1522+ NAS Review – And Now for Something Completely Different, sort of… Many who have been following the release strategy of the popular network-attached storage brand, Synology, have been noticing something of a shift towards premium business products this last few years. The brand still features numerous solutions that are targeted toward home, value […]

Terramaster T9-423 NAS – Should You Buy It?

Review of the Terramaster T9-423 NAS Drive Terramaster has really been remarkably busy in 2022 releasing their new range of hardware and software developments to their steadily growing audience. Although still considered very much the value brand in the network-attached storage industry, the speed at which this company continues to evolve in order to remain […]

WD Red Pro 20TB NAS Hard Drive Review & Benchmark

Review of the MASSIVE WD Red Pro 20TB Hard Drive for NAS You really have to stop and marvel at the speed at which hard drives and storage, in general, grow every year. Despite the established rule of Moore’s law that these things double in size every two years, the very idea that Western Digital […]

Synology DS2422+ NAS Review

Synology DS2422+ NAS Review – Go Big or Go Home? I think it would be safe to say that Synology sells quite a lot of NAS. The brand has always had a strong focus on software and providing ‘solutions’, as opposed to ‘flogging hardware’, but ultimately the outcome is that Synology continues to be the […]

D-Link DMS-106XT 10GbE and 2.5GbE Switch Review

Review of the D-Link 10G/2.5G DMS-106XT Switch Remember when buying a network switch was something you did because it was needed for work? Or because you needed to catch a network together for a client and had to explain for what felt like the millionth time the difference between a switch and a router? That […]

Synology DS Router 2.0 Software Review

Synology DS Router 2.0 Mobile App Review Synology, as a brand, has always been remarkably keen to highlight its software more than its hardware. That isn’t to say that the brand does not have some great hardware in its portfolio, but they would rather be known as a ‘solution’ provider, as opposed to a ‘hardware’ […]

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 […]