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WD Red Pro 22TB and Synology NAS 10GbE & 5GbE Speed Tests – RAID 0 vs RAID 5

Synology DS1522+ NAS 10GbE RAID Testing with the WD Red Pro 22TB HDDs Technology is moving FAST! Yet one of the most overlooked fast-moving areas of technology in the market is data storage! In the last decade we have seen data storage averages used by consumers and businesses hugely multiply in volume and frequency, with […]

New Synology RT3000ax Router

Synology Planning on a New RT3000ax WiFi 6 and 2.5GbE Router for 2022/2023 Yes, Synology is working on a new WiFi 6 and 2.5G router – The Synology RT3000ax. Before I go any further though,a little bit of background. I think it would be safe to say that Synology has been quite successful in their […]

Synology RS2423+ and RS2423RP+ Rackstation is Coming

New Synology RS2423+12-Bay Rackstation Coming for 2022/2023 The Synology RSx23 and DSx23 Range are shaping up to be one of the busiest ranges from Synology for quite a few years, with recent information passed to me on a new 12-Bay expandable Rackstation solution, the Synology RS2423+ NAS. This new system information arrives alongside those of […]

Synology DS1823xs+ 8-Bay NAS Coming – Rumour

The Synology DS1823xs+ NAS – A New and Long Demanded NAS in the Works! Every now and then, I hear the odd leak or snippet of product information referenced online about a new NAS product that is coming soon. That shouldn’t be a huge surprise, the network-attached storage industry is no different than any other […]

Synology DS423 4-Bay NAS Drive – Rumour Mill

The Synology DS423 NAS Rumoured for Q4 2022 / Q1 2023 Note – This article was written 18/07/22 and I will strive to update it as much as I can in the 2nd half of 2023, so if you want to be the first to know, you can get alerts on this SPECIFIC page by […]

4K, 1080p, HDR, HEVC and UHD Files to Download and Test Your Plex Media Server NAS

Recommended Files to Test Your Plex Media Server NAS If you are considering buying/building your own Plex Media server (or even want to test the capabilities of your existing Plex server), then you may have discovered that it is actually a lot harder to bench-test your multimedia system than it should be. Notwithstanding the fact […]

Synology 2023 NAS – Confirmed Releases, Rumours & Predictions

Which Synology NAS Drives will we see in 2023? Synology has quite an extensive portfolio of hardware and software solutions, build over two decades of research and development in the NAS industry. Now, as these solutions grow in popularity, some ranges in their portfolio are more popular than others (whilst others die off – farewell […]

What are Synology HDD label drives originally

What are Synology HDD label drives originally?   SAS HAS5300-8T = MG06SCA800E HAS5300-12T = MG07SCA12TE HAS5300-16T =MG08SCA16TE If there is 18TB SAS drive = MG09SCA18TE SATA HAT5300-4T = MG06ACA400E ? HAT5310-8T  = MG05ACA800E HAT5300-12T = MG07ACA12TE ? HAT5300-16T = MG08ACA16TE ?  (later could be MG09ACA16TE) HAT5310-18T = MG09ACA18TE ?    

New Synology SA6400 and SA6200 Enterprise Rackstations Revealed

New 12-Bay AMD EPYC Synology SA6400 and SA6200 Rackmount NAS Coming Soon Synology has really been hitting the business/enterprise button hard in 2022, with several very high-profile top-tier solutions introduced into their portfolio (with rackmount/rackstation solutions seemingly getting the lion’s share of attention). Today I want to discuss a couple of new entries into the […]

New Synology SA6400 and SA6200 Enterprise Rackstations Revealed

New 12-Bay AMD EPYC Synology SA6400 and SA6200 Rackmount NAS Coming Soon Synology has really been hitting the business/enterprise button hard in 2022, with several very high-profile top-tier solutions introduced into their portfolio (with rackmount/rackstation solutions seemingly getting the lion’s share of attention). Today I want to discuss a couple of new entries into the […]

Synology introduces 18TB HAT5310-18T drives

Synology introduces 18TB HAT5310-18T drives. Hardware Specifications HAT5300-4T HAT5310-8T HAT5300-12T HAT5300-16T HAT5310-18T General Capacity 4 TB 8 TB 12 TB 16 TB 18 TB Form Factor 3.5″ 3.5″ 3.5″ 3.5″ 3.5″ Interface SATA 6 Gb/s SATA 6 Gb/s SATA 6 Gb/s SATA 6 Gb/s SATA 6 Gb/s Sector Size 512e 512e 512e 512e 512e Performance […]

Synology DS223 2-Bay NAS Drive – Rumour Mill

The Synology DS223 NAS Rumoured for Q4 2022 / Q1 2023 Note – This article was written 18/07/22 and I will strive to update it as much as I can in the 2nd half of 2023, so if you want to be the first to know, you can get alerts on this SPECIFIC page by […]

New Synology DS223j NAS Rumoured for End of 2022/2023

The Synology DS223j NAS Rumoured for Q4 2022 / Q1 2023 Note – This article was written 18/07/22 and I will strive to update it as much as I can in the 2nd half of 2023, so if you want to be the first to know, you can get alerts on this SPECIFIC page by […]