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Samsung 990 PRO vs WD Black SN770 and WD Black SN850 NVMe SSD

Samsung 990 PRO vs WD Black SN770 and WD Black SN850 NVMe SSD   990 Pro specs 1TB (1,000GB*) MZ-V9P1T0 Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB Warranty Statement MZ-V9P1T0BW MZ-V9P1T0B/AM 2TB (2,000GB*) MZ-V9P2T0 Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB Warranty Statement MZ-V9P2T0BW MZ-V9P2T0B/AM   980 Pro specs     SN770 specs     SN850 NVME™ SSD specs […]

Synology NAS and M.2 NVMe SSD Storage Pools – FINALLY!

M.2 NVMes Use as Storage Pools Coming to Synology NAS and DSM EXCELLENT news for anyone that has been following the Synology NAS platform and DSM for the last few years, with the apparent reveal that Synology are intending to officially allow the use of M.2 NVMe SSDs as Storage Pools on their newest generation […]

Samsung 990 PRO Series NVME SSD release date

Samsung 990 PRO Series NVME SSD release date   Samsung 990 PRO Series SSDs Will Be Available for Pre-Order on November 1st Samsung Electronics America today announced that the Samsung 990 PRO PCIe 4.0 SSD Series will be available for pre-order on November 1, 2022. Featuring breakthrough innovations in proprietary NAND, controller, and software technology, the Samsung […]

Is KIOXIA ECERIA M.2 NVME SSD good for Synology caching

Is KIOXIA ECERIA M.2 NVME SSD good for Synology caching? These SSD seem to be a qood value for money. But one year later one after another started to show warning messages. Short answer to this one is a NO.   When choosing NVMe for caching you need to look at reliability ratings such as […]

Amazon Prime Day Oct 2022 – Early Access Deals on Synology, QNAP, HDDs, SSDs, Cameras and Network Switches

Prime Day Bargains on NAS, Hard Drives, SSDs, Cameras and Network Equipment ANOTHER Amazon Prime Day in 2022? Yep, just a month before Black Friday kicks off and Amazon has decided to host an impromptu 2nd in-house sale event beginning on Tuesday 11th Oct until midnight on Wednesday 12th Oct (in 15 countries; Austria, Canada, […]

Qnap TS-264 NAS with 2.5GbE LAN, M.2 SSD cache and HDMI 2.0

Qnap TS-264 NAS with 2.5GbE LAN, M.2 SSD cache and HDMI 2.0 TS-264-8G CPU Intel® Celeron® N5105/N5095 4-core/4-thread processor (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 8 GB built-in (not expandable) maximum memory 8 GB flash memory 4 […]

Samsung 990 Pro SSD Officially Revealed – Hardware Confirmed

The Samsung 990 Pro NVMe SSD FULLY Revealed For those that have been closely following the world of SSDs in summer 2022, one of the most intriguing leaks of a future product was undoubtedly the reveal on the PCI-SIG pages of a SAMSUNG 990 Pro that was reported to be a PCIe Gen 5 SSD. […]

Samsung 990 Pro PCIe 5 SSD Uncovered

Samsung 990 Pro PCIe Gen 5 SSD Coming Soon   UPDATE Samsung 990 Pro is now officially announced   Good news for anyone that has been waiting for Samsung to make their next BIG move in the commercial SSD sector, with the recent accidental leak this week by the PCI-SIG website that disclosed the submission […]

TerraMaster compatible NVMe M.2 SSD

What SSD fits in TerraMaster for caching? SAMSUNG 980  2280  NVMe SSD MZ-V8V8250 250 GB F2-223,F2-423,F4-423,F4-223,T6-423,T9-423,T12-423,U4-423,U8-423,U12-423 Recommended Crucial P2 2280  NVMe SSD CT1000PSSSD8 1000 GB F2-223,F2-423,F4-423,F4-223,T6-423,T9-423,T12-423,U4-423,U8-423,U12-423 Recommended Seagate IronWolf 525 2280  NVMe SSD) ZP2000NM30002 2 TB F2-223,F2-423,F4-423,F4-223,T6-423,T9-423,T12-423,U4-423,U8-423,U12-423 Western Digital Red SN700 2280  NVMe SSD WD5500G1R0C 500 GB F2-223,F2-423,F4-423,F4-223,T6-423,T9-423,T12-423,U4-423,U8-423,U12-423

Samsung 980 Pro versus WD Black SN805X SSD Comparison

PCIe 4 NVMe SSD Comparison – WD Black SN850X vs Samsung 980 Pro When the PCIe4 Generation of SSDs first launched in 2020, two brands that EASILY made the biggest impact at the time were WD and Samsung. Although neither was the first to commercially release an SSD into this new potential 8GB bandwidth tier […]

Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus versus WD Black SN850X SSD Comparison

PCIe 4 NVMe SSD Comparison – WD Black SN850X vs Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus If you have been out of the loop in the world of SSDs in the last couple of years, you may have missed the tremendously improvements in performance and storage that have occurred since 2020. Every since the commercial availability of […]

Seagate Firecuda 530 vs WD Black SN850X SSD Comparison

PCIe 4 NVMe SSD Comparison – WD Black SN850X vs Seagate Firecuda 530 In all my years of covering the subject of storage here on the blog, there are a few brand rivalries that stand out more than any other – and when it comes to HDDs and SSDs it has always been Western Digital […]

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 […]

Qnap TS-410E slim & fanless 2.5inch SSD/HDD Gamer NAS & video entertainment system

Qnap TS-410E slim & fanless 2.5inch SSD/HDD Gamer NAS & video entertainment system TS-410E-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 for 10th Gen Intel® Processors floating point operations encryption engine (AES-NI) hardware acceleration shift system memory 8 GB on board (non-expandable) […]

Qnap TS-h1090FU NVME (U.2) 1U 10bay AMD based SSD NAS

Qnap TS-h1090FU NVME (U.2) 1U 10bay AMD based SSD NAS TS-h1090FU-7302P-256G (By Request) TS-h1090FU-7302P-128G TS-h1090FU-7232P-64G CPU AMD EPYC™ 7302P 16-core/32-thread processor, up to 3.3 GHz or AMD EPYC™ 7232P/7252 8-core/16-thread processor, up to 3.2 GHz CPU architecture 64-bit x86 encryption engine (AES-NI) system memory 256 GB RDIMM DDR4 ECC (8 x 32 GB) maximum memory […]

New Synology FS3410 Flashstation NAS Revealed

New Synology FS3410 Flashstation NAS Revealed Synology has really been on a roll recently with revealing their 2022/2023 solutions, with 7-8 different solutions being unveiled and (for the most part) released in the last 3 months or so. The Synology RS3410 NAS that today’s article covers is the latest addition to the brand’s quiet but […]

Synology FlashStation FS3410 2U 24-Bay SSD Rackmount

New Synology FS3410 Flashstation NAS Revealed Synology has really been on a roll recently with revealing their 2022/2023 solutions, with 7-8 different solutions being unveiled and (for the most part) released in the last 3 months or so. The Synology RS3410 NAS that today’s article covers is the latest addition to the brand’s quiet but […]