QNAP Thunderbolt 3 to 10GbE Network Converter QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S

Edit on your 10GBe NAS over Thunderbolt 3 with the QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S The new QNAP QNA Thunderbolt 3-to 10Gbe Network Converter allows easy access to 10Gbe high-speed Ethernet for Mac or Windows computers with Thunderbolt3 type-C connection, making portable devices without a 1Gbe port easy connection to a 1/2.5/5/10GBe network. With the convenient and portable QNA-T310G1T […]

QNAP QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S Thunderbolt-to-10Gbe Adapters Revealed

Brand New QNAP 10GBASE-T and SFP+ to Thunderbolt Adapters Announced – QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S For those that are keen thunderbolt 3 users, I am pleased to confirm that QNAP is developing their own Thunderbolt-to-10GBe adapters, QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S, that support both 10GBASE-T and SFP+ respectively. For those that have been looking at simplifying their editing workflow in 2018 and 2019 by […]

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, […]

QNAP TS-453B NAS 16GB Memory – An installation Guide

How to Upgrade the RAM in your QNAP TS-453B NAS to 16GB Back in 2017 when the QNAP TS-453B NAS was first released, many users were surprised at the maximum memory limit that the manufacturers stated ion the specifications. With the Intel J series chip that QNAP TS-453B NAS arrives with, it did seem odd […]

Unboxing the QNAP TVS-1582TU Rackmount NAS for Premium Thunderbolt 3 and 10GbE Post Production and Video Broadcasting

The Ultimate Best Thunderbolt 3 NAS – The QNAP TVS-1582TU Rackmount NAS It is not easy to say that there is one single powerful network attached storage device, the truly TOP NAS right now. This is largely because this technology it is fairly well established and that new units are released almost monthly by all of […]

XCubeNAS QSAN Thunderbolt and 40Gbe Supported NAS – XN5004T and XN8008T

ANOTHER Brand enters the Thunderbolt 3 NAS Market – QSAN XCube XN5004T and XN8008T Thunderbolt NAS used to be such a rare thing. I remember as little as 2 years ago when the idea of a NAS that supported Thunderbolt as a means of direct attached access for two users, whilst still maintaining network/internet connectivity to […]

Promise Atlas S8+ Thunderbolt 3 NAS for Mac and Windows

Brand New Thunderbolt NAS for 2018 – The Promise Atlas S8+ 8-Bay for Mac Since the release of the QNAP Thunderbolt NAS series 2 years ago, we have seen a growing trend of network attached storage devices being used in photo and video editing post-production. Of course, QNAP really has dominated the market in this field, […]

QNAP TS-453B Vs TS-453BT3 – What are the REAL differences?

Thunderbolt or Not – Should you buy the QNAP TS-453B or TS-453BT3 NAS? When choosing the best Network Attached Storage (NAS) device for your home or business needs, the last thing you want to do is buy something that is not going to do everything that you want it to do. Too often we buy […]

2018 Predictions for NAS, Thunderbolt, Hard Drives, SSD, PCIe and more

What will happen in NAS, Thunderbolt, Storage and more in 2018? A new Synology NAS? A new Thunderbolt QNAP NAS? Thunderbolt 4 or USB 3.2? I see ALOT of new technology on NASCompares every month and though it is safe to say that some of it is completely out of the blue, a lot of it […]

Sonnet at BVE 2018 – A Guide to Sonnet Solutions

Who are Sonnet Technologies and why should you care? After my recent posts about the BVE Expo, one brand that especially stood out (despite it being almost completely unconnected with NAS) was the largely Mac favoured brand, Sonnet at stand G30. Normally I would not stray so far outside of network storage territory, but this […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-453BT3 Thunderbolt 3 and 10GbE NAS – The Lowest Price Thunderbolt NAS yet

Why is the QNAP TS-453BT3 Thunderbolt NAS so Important? Earlier in 2017, we highlighted a brand new Thunderbolt 3 NAS that QNAP was working on. It promised the features and functionality of other thunderbolt NAS, but at a fraction of the price. Fast forward to today and we finally have our hands on the QNAP […]

What is the best way to Backup? NAS, Thunderbolt, LTO-7, 10GBe, USB or The Cloud?

What is the best way to Backup 10 Terabytes of data every day?  Data is really, really important. That should not come as a staggering fact. If you found this article thanks to a rather perceptive google search, then clearly you think data is very important too. It is all to easy to rely on your […]

Update on the QNAP TS-453BT3 Thunderbolt 4-Bay NAS – Specifications and Hardware Revealed

The New and Exciting 4-Bay Thunderbolt 3 NAS from QNAP is close to release Not long now till QNAP release their more home and SMB based Thunderbolt 3 NAS, the TS-453BT3-8G and many of you have been wondering what has taken so long? The QNAP TS-453BT3 was originally uncovered by NASCompares back in May and since then […]

The Sonnet Breakaway eGFX Breakaway Thunderbolt 3 Graphics card expansion – Unboxing this MONSTER eGPU Chassis

NOW you can connect a Graphics card to your Thunderbolt 3 Mac with the Sonnet eGFX ePCIe Breakaway Box  Sonnet are a big, BIG name in the Mac community and it should come as no surprise that when the MacBook Pro was announced last year with the inclusion of the newest 40GB/s Thunderbolt 3 connection […]

QNAP reveal the TS-453BT3 New Mid Range Thunderbolt3 4-Bay for Home and SMB at Computex 2017

Is this the most exciting QNAP Thunderbolt NAS Yet? Thunderbolt 3 NAS TS-453BT3 for Home and SMB Many, many new NAS Servers have been uncovered at Computex 2017 from the big brands at Synology and QNAP, We have already uncovered the Synology DS918+ and DS718+ but now it is QNAP’s turn to show off their exciting […]

The QNAP TVS-1582TU finally revealed – The Thunderbolt 3 Rackmount NAS

QNAP have announced the Rackmount Thunderbolt 3 TVS-1582TU NAS for content creators everywhere We have been awaiting a while for it, but finally QNAP today introduced the new TVS-1582TU Rackmount Thunderbolt NAS  which can be installed in a standard 19-inch rack, and other high-speed interface can be fast transmission and backup video, providing mobile audio […]

Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box Thunderbolt 3 Expansion System for Desktop GPU and Other PCIe Cards

Brand New Thunderbolt 3 External PCIe Expansion Box The Sonnet external PCIe graphics card enclosure ( eGFX Breakaway) is not designed to operate as your primary machine for high end photo and video editing, but as a convenient, portable and powerful graphics enhancement for your equipment when you are offsite . With it’s highly functional […]

The AKiTiO Node Lite for MAC – A New Thunderbolt3 enabled ePCIe T3NL-T3DIS-AKTU

Finally Akitio Release an External PCIe for Mac with the Akitio Node Lite The Node Lite provides an additional PCIe slot for Thunderbolt 3 computers (e.g. laptop computers) where installing an internal expansion card is not an option and for systems where there is not enough space for more PCIe cards. The Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) […]

The Brand New LaCie 2big Dock with Thunderbolt 3 2-Bay RAID solution for Mac and Windows

LaCie release a Thunderbolt 3 RAID device for 2017 – Say hello to the LaCie 2Big TB3 Edition Today LaCie announced the next evolution of its popular 2big professional 2-bay RAID storage solution. Now with Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, the LaCie® 2big Dock delivers fast speeds and massive capacity, making it a powerhouse tool for photographers […]

Sonnet Echo Express SEL Thunderbolt 3 Edition PCIe Card Expansion for MacBook Pro ECHO-EXP-SEL-T3

Sonnet release their new and exciting PCIe Expansion chassis for Mac with Thunderbolt3 Shopping for a new computer? Small and thin is in—the latest ultra-light notebooks, small form factor, and all-in-one desktops are slender marvels of engineering. But, thinness comes with a cost—there’s nowhere to install PCIe cards that provide additional connectivity and processing capabilities […]