Synology DS218+ NAS Vs QNAP TS-251B NAS Comparison

Synology DS218+ vs QNAP TS-251B NAS Buying your first NAS is always going to be tough. If you are new to this kind of technology, it can be pretty confusing and it isn’t helped when some NAS drives arrive at very similar price points and seem near identical at a casual glance. Two very popular […]

Synology DS118 Vs QNAP TS-131P NAS Comparison

Synology DS118 vs QNAP TS-131P NAS As two of the biggest names in network attached storage (NAS), it can often be hard to choose between QNAP and Synology NAS drives for your home or business needs. One of the biggest hurdles that many people come across first is the pricetag. Despite the fact that NAS […]

Upgrading to a QNAP or Synology NAS after a Seagate Home NAS

Upgrading from Seagate NAS to Synology or QNAP I’m looking for replacement of my old (6+ years) Seagate Home network drive. Some of the features that I’m looking in the new NAS: Storage redundancy RAID 1 (don’t need more than 2 disks) Backup both Mac/PC Photos backup for phones (to replace google or Amazon) Sharable […]

Synology DS2419+ NAS Review

The Synology DS2419+ NAS is Here! We have seen our fair share of network attached storage at NASCompares and now just one month into 2019, we are finally starting to see some of the new diskstation NAS that we featured at the Synology Solution Exhibition and Synology 2019. Today Synology have released two different NAS […]

Is the Synology RS2418+ Rackmount NAS your Ideal Business Cloud Platform

Is the Synology RS2418+ the Solid Storage Solution you need? When it comes to business storage, one company that has really turned things around in the last two years is Synology NAS. With their award-winning software platform and an impressive range of NAS hardware, it is strange to think that not so long ago they […]

Synology RS1619xs+ RackStation NAS Review

Is the Synology RS1619xs RackStation your Perfect Business NAS? When it comes to network attached storage (NAS), Synology is still one of the biggest names out there and therefore you would hope that the perfect NAS for you would arrive with a Synology badge attached. However, until recently, most Synology NAS has forced you to […]

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Review

Is the Newest MR2200ac Router from Synology worth it? As 2018 draws to a close, we were starting to wonder where all the hardware from Synology revealed back in June had got to! One particular Synology device that has been in the pipeline for well over a year, is the newly released  MR2200ac mesh router   MR2200ac […]

Synology DS119j NAS Review

Is the New Budget Synology DS119j NAS enough for you? With the release of the new DS119j NAS, when it comes to buying your first network attached storage device there are several reasons why the Synology range appeals to many. With a diverse range of hardware and storage options across a wide series of uses, […]

Synology DS918+ Review

Reviewing Diskstation DS918+ Synology DS918+        Top Speed: 226 MB/s  IOPS: 6000 Noise: 19.8 dB(A) Power: 28.8 W / 12.6 W   PROS CONS Dual M.2 cache High Availability Excellent choice of Apps Snapshot Replication Support Plex Virtualization 4K Video transcoding FHD Plex Transcoding Hot-Swap trays  DLNA Compliant Expandable RAM upgradable No Copy button Only 1Gbe […]

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 RS2418+ RackStation NAS Review

Is the Synology RS2418+ the Solid Storage Solution you need? When it comes to business storage, one company that has really turned things around in the last two years is Synology NAS. With their award-winning software platform and an impressive range of NAS hardware, it is strange to think that not so long ago they […]

Synology RS1219+ NAS Review

Is the Synology RS1219+ the Solid Storage Solution you need? When it comes to business storage, one company that has really turned things around in the last two years is Synology NAS. With their award-winning software platform and an impressive range of NAS hardware, it is strange to think that not so long ago they […]

Synology M2D18 Review

Synology M2D18 Adapter Card for NVMe and SATA SSD Cache One of the most important factors for many users that purchase a new Synology NAS, besides stability, is speed. We all want our files to move as fast as possible, whether we are sending them or receiving them. Over the years there have been many […]

Synology E10G18-T1 10Gbe NIC Review

The Synology E10G18-T1 10Gbe NIC for NAS There is no denying it, 10Gbe is massive right now. If you own a Synology NAS server device and are lucky enough to feature a PCIe expansion slot, then chances are that you have been considering upgrading your network speed to 10-gigabit ethernet via a reliable network interface […]

Should you buy a NEW Synology or OLD Synology NAS Drive 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 RS2818RP+ NAS Review

Is the Synology RS2818RP+ RackStation NAS what your Business needs? Synology and their Rackmount NAS range have really been a roller coaster these last two years. The rackstation series from Synology a few years back was good, but in the eyes of industry did not compete with QNAP NAS. The main reason for this was first, the […]

Synology RS3618xs Rackmount NAS Review

Is the Synology RS3618xs Rackstation NAS the Best Business NAS yet? What the Synology RS3618xs Diskstation can do (PROS): High Virtualisation Use SSD Optimized Business Use SMB Storage PCIe Slot for more ports, 10Gbe and SSD Caching 10GBe Support (optional card) DLNA Support Apple Time Machine Support Surveillance including multiple camera licences iTunes Server email server […]

Synology FS1018 Flashstation NAS Review

Is the Synology FS1018 Flashstation 12-Bay NAS up to the task? What the Synology FS1018 Flashstation can do (PROS): Medium to High Virtualisation SSD Optimized Business Use SMB Storage PCIe Slot for more ports, 10Gbe and SSD Caching 10GBe Support (optional card) DLNA Support Apple Time Machine Support Surveillance including multiple camera licences iTunes Server email […]

Synology DS218 Review

  Synology DS218        Top Speed: 112 MB/s  IOPS: 9238.15 Noise: 19.3 dB(A) Power: 14.99W / 5.78W PROS CONS Excellent choice of Apps. Copy button Video transcoding Hot-Swap trays  Low-power Mode Low Noise DLNA Compliant Facial/Subject recognition DDR4 new gen RAM Only one Ethernet port Dual drive RAID is not cost effective 4K Transcoding only H265 No […]

Synology DS115j Review NAS

Reviewing Diskstation DS115j Synology DS115j        Top Speed: 100 MB/s  IOPS: 761.35 Noise: 18.1 dB(A) Power: 10.52 W / 4.97 W   PROS CONS Excellent choice of Apps. Low-power Low Noise DLNA Compliant Very cheap Relatively Fast data transfer Very slow Expensive with HDDs No data protection Difficult drive installation No USB3 ports No […]