Can you Populate a Synology 4-Bay NAS with 1 or 2 Disks?

Populating a 4-Bay NAS with a single Hard drive Hi, I’m thinking about getting 4 bay DS418. I also want to get 4tb and higher disks but because of the price, I was wondering if I can just start with only 2 disks and add more disks later? Which brand nas disk do you recommend? […]

The QNAP TVS-472XT Thunderbolt 3 NAS Unboxing

QNAP TVS-472XT Thunderbolt NAS  – Quantity Versus Quality The QNAP TVS-472XT newest generation Thunderbolt 3 NAS with us at NASCompares and although we have seen alot of inventive network attached storage from these guys, pretty much as soon as we heard about the TVS-x72T series, we knew it was something special. Thunderbolt-enabled NAS drives are […]

Top 3 Most POWERFUL NAS to Buy in 2019

Most Powerful NAS to Buy in 2019 Network attached storage is not a new concept and in fact, NAS systems have existed in one form or another for the better part of a decade. Once you remove all the fancy talk about reliable/stable DDNS internet access and a multitude of RAID storage options, stripping it […]

Best NAS for Video Editing and Post Production in 2018

Best NAS for Video Editing 4K and 1080p Digital media has reached a point in 2018 where file size is truly staggering. 1080p and 4K Media arriving at hundreds or indeed thousands of gigabytes over time are just the start of it. With 5k monitors becoming increasingly available, plus dynamic range and depth of video […]

Best NAS for Photo Editing in 2018

Best NAS Drive for Photo Editing to Buy 2018 Now that almost all photo video editing is done with digital cameras of varying degrees of quality, safe and reliable data storage has never been more important. Back when photos were only a handful of megabytes in size, it was easy to just back up and […]

QNAP TVS-472XT NAS Review

QNAP TVS-472XT Thunderbolt NAS  – Quantity Versus Quality The QNAP TVS-472XT newest generation Thunderbolt 3 NAS with us at NASCompares and although we have seen alot of inventive network attached storage from these guys, pretty much as soon as we heard about the TVS-x72T series, we knew it was something special. Thunderbolt-enabled NAS drives are […]

QNAP TVS-672XT NAS Review

QNAP TVS-672XT Thunderbolt NAS  – Quantity Versus Quality The QNAP TVS-672XT newest generation Thunderbolt 3 NAS with us at NASCompares and although we have seen alot of inventive network attached storage from these guys, pretty much as soon as we heard about the TVS-x72T series, we knew it was something special. Thunderbolt-enabled NAS drives are […]

The QNAP TVS-872XT Thunderbolt 3 NAS Unboxing

QNAP TVS-872XT Thunderbolt NAS  – Quantity Versus Quality The QNAP TVS-872XT newest generation Thunderbolt 3 NAS has finally arrived here at NASCompares and although we have seen alot of inventive network attached storage from these guys, pretty much as soon as we heard about the TVS-x72T series, we knew it was something special. Thunderbolt-enabled NAS […]

QNAP TVS-872XT Thunderbolt 3 NAS Review

QNAP TVS-872XT Thunderbolt NAS – Quantity Versus Quality The QNAP TVS-872XT newest generation Thunderbolt 3 NAS has finally arrived here at NASCompares and although we have seen alot of inventive network attached storage from these guys, pretty much as soon as we heard about the TVS-x72T series, we knew it was something special. Thunderbolt-enabled NAS […]

Review – The QNAP QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S Thunderbolt3-to-10Gbe Adapters

Thunderbolt 3 and 10Gbe – Is the QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S the Answer? If you have been considering upgrading to 10-gigabit ethernet in your home or business network, then chances are that you are already in possession of some pretty up-to-date hardware. 2018 has seen many hardware vendors make the jump towards 10Gbe in order to […]

Top 3 Most Powerful NAS of 2018

Most Powerful NAS to Buy 2018 Network attached storage is not a new concept and in fact, NAS systems have existed in one form or another for the better part of a decade. Once you remove all the fancy talk about reliable/stable DDNS internet access and a multitude of RAID storage options, stripping it right […]

Best Video Editing NAS to Buy of 2018

Best NAS for Video Editing 4K and 1080p of 2018 Digital media has reached a point in 2018 where file size is truly staggering. 1080p and 4K Media arriving at hundreds or indeed thousands of gigabytes over time are just the start of it. With 5k monitors becoming increasingly available, plus dynamic range and depth […]

Kodi v18 for QNAP NAS – Installation Guide

Kodi v18 for QNAP NAS For a number of years now, Kodi has become a rather controversial application. At one point it seemed to be the single most popular application for those wanting a single multimedia access tool for photos, videos, music and streaming online. However, it was that last one that caused the biggest […]

Top 3 NAS for Photo Editing of 2018

Best NAS Drive for Photo Editing to Buy 2018 Now that almost all photo video editing is done with digital cameras of varying degrees of quality, safe and reliable data storage has never been more important. Back when photos were only a handful of megabytes in size, it was easy to just back up and […]

QNAP TVS-472XT vs TS-453BT3 Thunderbolt NAS Comparison

The Best 4-Bay Thunderbolt 3 NAS – TVS-472XT vs TS-453BT3 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 hardware for a purpose […]

TVS-472XT vs TS-453BT3 Thunderbolt 3 NAS

The Best 4-Bay Thunderbolt 3 NAS – TVS-472XT vs TS-453BT3 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 hardware for a purpose […]

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 […]

The QNAP TVS-472XT, TVS-672XT and TVS-872XT Brand New Thunderbolt 3 NAS

New TVS-472XT, TVS-672XT and TVS-872XT Thunderbolt and 10GBe NAS from QNAP First off, let’s get it out of the way – the QNAP TVS-472XT, TVS-672XT and TVS-872XT are a big, BIG deal. In terms of sheer innovation, you would be hard pushed to find a stronger brand than QNAP. In recent years we have seen genuine […]

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, […]