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Synology RS1221+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology RS1221+ NAS? As many of you are no doubt aware, there is a brand new Synology solution available to buy for those looking at a robust, compact, yet fully-featured rackmount 8-Bay solution. The recently released Synology RS1221+ NAS is a reinvention of the popular 8 drive RS1219+ from […]

Synology DS920+ vs DS420+ NAS 4-Bay – Which Should You Buy?

Comparing the Synology DS920+ vs the DS420+ NAS Drive In the world of network-attached storage (NAS) Synology is still regarded as one of the most popular brands to buy, with a clearly defined portfolio that accommodates home and business user needs accordingly, as well as all supporting the award-winning and remarkably easy to use Diskstation […]

Synology DS720+ vs DS220+ NAS – Which Should You Buy?

Comparing the Synology DS720+ vs the DS220+ NAS Drive Synology is still regarded as one of the most popular brands in the world of network-attached storage (NAS), with a clearly defined portfolio that accommodates home and business user needs accordingly, as well as all supporting the award-winning and remarkably easy to use Diskstation Manager (DSM) […]

Synology DS1821+ NAS Hardware Review

Synology DS1821+ NAS Review Even to the most casual follower of network-attached storage, 2020 has been a fantastically truncated year of new hardware releases. Perhaps it is because the supply chain has been so fragmented worldwide, with people adjusting to new working practices, or perhaps it is simply the brand readjusting their release strategies in […]

Synology DS1821+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology DS1821+ NAS? As many of you are no doubt aware, there is a brand new Synology solution available to buy for those looking at a robust, affordable and Powerful 8-Bay solution. The recently revealed Synology DS1821+ NAS is a reimagining of the popular 8 drive plus series from […]

Synology DS1821+ vs DS1819+ NAS Comparison

Synology DS1821+ vs DS1819+ NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy The news that Synology has a new 8-Bay solution for the end of 2020 was met by a mostly positive response when it was first revealed in mid-November, as the 8-Bay tier of the companies portfolio has always been a popular one. At 8-Bays […]

Synology DS920+ vs QNAP TS-453Be NAS Drive Comparison

Comparing the Synology DS920+ vs the QNAP TS-453Be NAS Drive When it comes to NAS devices in 2020, two of the biggest brands that you can invest in with your data are Synology and QNAP. In a short few years, these two network-attached storage brands have largely dominated the field in both the home and […]

Synology DS1621+ vs DS1618+ NAS Comparison

Synology DS1621+ vs DS1618+ NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy Buying a new piece of hardware is always a mixture of excitement and nervous trepidation – the keenness to get a new solution up and running in your home/business to improve things, mixed with the concern to make sure it is absolutely the best […]

Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-653D NAS Comparison

Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-653D NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? If you have been looking for a compact, desktop Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution that can accommodate a RAID 6 environment and still keep things under the £1000-1500 price tag (including hard drives) then chances are that you have been looking at 6-Bay […]

Synology DS1621+ vs DS1621xs+ NAS Comparison

Synology DS1621+ vs DS1621xs+ NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? Right now, if you wanted to buy a Synology Desktop NAS for RAID 6, you are a bit spoilt for choice. The growing popularity and viability of RAID 6 as a configuration (i.e having 2 drives of failure protection) has become far more acceptable […]

Synology DS1621+ NAS Hardware Review

Synology DS1621+ NAS Review Making the shift from a cloud service to your own private server can seem fantastically intimidating on the outset. However in recent years we have seen numerous user-friendly, yet cost-effective solutions arrive on the scene for most small-medium business users and few companies have done more to facilitate this migration than […]

Synology FS3600 FlashStation Hardware Review

Synology FS3600 Review – Is it Flash Enough for your Business? Of all the brands in the world of NAS that I talk about here on the blog and on YouTube, no brand has decided to target the rather elite and enterprise subject of flash storage with the alacrity of Synology. Although no strangers to […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Plex 4K, 1080p and 720p Tests (H.264 & HEVC)

Transcoding 4K Media on the DS1621xs+ NAS Plex Media Server Smooth playback of high end media on a NAS is always something that you cannot really cheap-out on. if you are investing in a new NAS system and are looking for a solution that will last for a good few years alongside your TV/Sound system, […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

The Synology DS1621xs+ NAS – 5 Reasons You Should Buy It, And 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t The brand new Synology DS1621xs+ was recently revealed and although it is not the only new NAS from the big brand in 2020, it is certainly the one that many have been waiting for the longest. Originally revealed towards […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Review

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Drive Review To say that I have looked at a lot of different devices over the years would be a fantastic understatement. Nevertheless, when I finally got my hands on the new Synology DS1621xs+ NAS drive, I have to admit I was excited. For those of you that have followed the Synology […]

Synology DS1520+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology DS1520+ NAS? As many of you are no doubt aware, there is a brand new Synology solution available to buy for those looking at a robust, affordable and Powerful 5-Bay solution. The recently revealed Synology DS1520+ NAS is a reimagining of the popular 5-bay plus series from the […]

Synology DS720+ NAS – Taking it to Pieces

Synology DS720+ NAS Hardware Tear Down For those of you that are interested in the newest generation of Synology NAS, you are probably wondering about what exactly goes on under the bonnet. We talk about the CPU and Memory plenty, but what about on the inside? Where does the Synology DSM software get extracted from? […]

Good News – The Synology DS220+NAS is Released and In Stock

Why You SHOULD Buy the Synology DS220+ NAS Synology is a good brand, with DSM (their software, applications and GUI) and the DS220+ brings a lot of functionality for home and business users. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider buying the DS220+ NAS in 2020. The Synology DS220+NAS full review can be found […]

Synology DS220+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Synology DS220+ NAS – Five Reasons Why You Should/Shouldn’t Buy It Of all the Synology NAS Drives that the company has ever produced, the 2-Bay series of diskstation solutions is generally considered to be their most popular item. Kinda their Reebok Classic, their Peanut M&M, it is a staple part of their product portfolio and […]

Synology DS920+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Synology DS920+ NAS – Five Reasons Why You Should/Shouldn’t Buy It Of all the Synology NAS Drives that the company has ever produced, the 4-Bay series of expandable solutions in their ever-evolving diskstation range is generally considered to be their most popular item. Kinda their Reebok Classic, their Peanut M&M, it is a staple part […]