ElephantDrive vs NAS Drive

NAS Drive Vs ElephantDrive for your Cloud Storage For many of us that have been using third-party cloud providers such as Elephant Drive for the synchronisation, backup and anywhere-access of data, the idea of switching to a network attached storage device can be intimidated. The fact that Elephant Drive gives you access via your web […]

OneDrive vs NAS Drive

NAS Drive Vs OneDrive for your Cloud Storage For many of us that have been using third-party cloud providers such as One Drive for the synchronisation, backup and anywhere-access of data, the idea of switching to a network attached storage device can be intimidated. The fact that One Drive gives you access via your web […]

NAS Drive vs Amazon Drive

NAS Drive Vs AmazonDrive for your Cloud Storage For many of us that have been using third-party cloud providers such as Amazon Drive for the synchronisation, backup and anywhere-access of data, the idea of switching to a network attached storage device can be intimidated. The fact that Amazon Drive gives you access via your web […]

Google Drive vs NAS Drive

NAS Drive Vs Google Drive for your Cloud Storage For many of us that have been using third-party cloud providers such as Google Drive for the synchronisation, backup and anywhere-access of data, the idea of switching to a network attached storage device can be intimidated. The fact that Google Drive gives you access via your […]

NAS Drive vs Dropbox

NAS Drive Vs Dropbox for your Cloud Storage For many of us that have been using third-party cloud providers such as Dropbox for the synchronisation, backup and anywhere-access of data, the idea of switching to a network attached storage device can be intimidated. The fact that Dropbox gives you access via your web browser, via […]

Synology DS1618+ vs DS918+ NAS Comparison

DS1618+ vs DS918+ NAS – Which Synology Should you buy? If you are thinking about buying a Synology NAS in 2018 and want to leverage your available storage against a robust RAID solution, then chances are you have heard about the Synology DS918+ 4-Bay NAS and the DS1618+ 6-Bay NAS. Arriving with impressive internal and […]

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router First Time Setup Guide

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Setup Guide Thank you for purchasing this Synology product! Before setting up your new Synology Wi-Fi Router, please check the package contents to verify that you have received all of the items below. Also, make sure to read the safety instructions carefully to avoid harming yourself or damaging your Synology Wi-Fi […]

NAS for University and College – Your Own Private Cloud

NAS Drive for University and College To ensure that your documents, dissertation and degree worthy content is safe from loss, these days having your own private cloud storage is both attractive and hugely necessary. When confronted with issues such as fire, theft, viruses or file loss, having a constant backup of all your data is […]

Synology DS119j NAS – Specifications and DataSheets

Synology DS119j 1-Bay NAS – Specs and Details Synology DiskStation DS119j is a budget-friendly, versatile and easy-to-use 1-bay NAS with the capability to host, share and protect data for personal users. DS119j offers a variety of packages in its DSM Package Center, allowing beginners to explore the infinite possibilities of Synology NAS. Synology DS119j is […]

QNAP TS-251B Plex Transcoding Performance Results

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TS-251B NAS Plex Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TS-251B device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TS-251B NAS is […]

Best 10Gbe NIC Upgrade of 2018

What is the Best 10Gbe NIC Upgrade of the Year? With so much buzz surrounding 10-gigabit Ethernet networking (10Gbe), it is often overlooked that you upgrading to 10x regular network speeds is actually surprisingly easy and cost-effective. In fact if you own, or are considering a Network-attached storage (NAS server that features an available PCIe […]

Synology DS3617xs NAS Transcode 4K and 1080p Performance Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the Synology DS3617xs NAS Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the Synology DS3617xs device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the Synology DS3617xs NAS is the host […]

QNAP TVS-882 i5 NAS PLEX Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TVS-882 NAS Plex Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TVS-882 device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TVS-882 NAS is […]

Synology 10Gbe NAS Vs QNAP Thunderbolt NAS

Thunderbolt QNAP or 10Gbe Synology – Choosing the Right NAS for you The appeal of network attached storage (NAS) cannot be overstated for photo and video editors this year. Content creators, ranging from bedroom business entrepreneurs to high-end studio broadcasters create so many gigabytes and terabytes every day, that it is inevitable that a robust, […]

Should you buy a NEW Synology or OLD Synology NAS Model in 2018

A Guide to Buying the Right Synology NAS Now If you are considering buying a new Synology NAS in 2018, chances are that you are looking to buy the newest models. This is completely understandable, a network attached storage device is a solid, long-term investment for you or your business and the last thing you […]

Synology M2D18 Performance Tests HDD and NVMe Caching

Performance Test of the Synology M2D18 NVMe Cache Card If you have purchased a NAS for business or Enterprise use, then chances are that one of the most important factors in the speed of data throughout your business. We are always looking for ways to improve our hardware and in as it is all too […]

Best 10Gbe NIC for NAS – E10G18-T1 Versus QXG-10G1T

Synology Vs QNAP – E10G18-T1 Versus QXG-10G1T With 10-gigabit ethernet becoming so popular this year, it is not a huge surprise that many users who own Synology or QNAP NAS drive with an available PCIe slot are considering upgrading to 10Gbe. The benefits are many and the costs have come crashing down, so both QNAP and Synology […]

Synology E10G18-T1 10Gbe Perfomance Test

Testing the Synology E10G18-T1 10GBe NIC Upgrade Ever since the start of 2018, 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10Gbe) has been growing in popularity for both home and business users alike. As already discussed here on NASCompares, 10Gbe is not a new thing and in fact has been around for almost a decade. Though the appeal of […]

Synology E10G18-T1 or E10G15-F1 10Gbe SFP+ v 10GBASE-T Comparison

SFP+ v 10GBASE-T – Should you Choose the Synology E10G18-T1 or E10G15-F1 NIC If you have been using a Synology NAS in 2018,  then chances are you’ll have been impressed by the user-friendly interface of DSM, it’s great first party applications and it’s overall versatility as both a home and business network device. Synology is still […]

Synology E10G18-T1 Versus QNAP QXG-10G1T Comparison

Synology Vs QNAP – E10G18-T1 Versus QXG-10G1T With 10-gigabit ethernet becoming so popular this year, it is not a huge surprise that many users who own Synology or QNAP NAS drive with an available PCIe slot are considering upgrading to 10Gbe. The benefits are many and the costs have come crashing down, so both QNAP and Synology […]