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DS1522+ compatible RAM upgrade

DS1522+ compatible RAM upgrade System Memory 4 GB DDR4 Memory Module Pre-installed – Soldered 8 GB (8 GB x 1) Total Memory Slots 1 Memory Expandable up to 32 GB (16 GB x 2) Non-ECC SO-DIMM D4ES02-8G8GB DDR4 ECC Unbuffered SODIMM EAN: 4711174724390 Applied Models: 22 series:DS3622xs+, DS2422+, DS1522+ D4ES01-16G16GB DDR4 ECC Unbuffered SODIMM EAN: […]

Upgrade Your Laptop to Wi-Fi 6E for just $30 – Upgrade Guide

Wi-Fi 6e Laptop Upgrade – Why Should You Upgrade? There was a time when upgrading a laptop was a largely impossible task. Laptops may be a significantly more portable, durable and convenient alternative to Desktop PCs, but due to their use of more efficient components and smaller-scale parts, upgrading them can be a remarkably difficult […]

Guide to 2.5GbE Network Switches

Buying the Right 2.5GbE Switch Switch First Time Whether you like it or not, 2.5 Gigabit ethernet is very much a THING in 2022! From ISP routers and gaming desktops, to USB adapters and PCIe cards at $25, the access to 2.5x traditional 1GbE network speeds is pretty much 100% for everyone now. The ease […]

Synology Unofficial Memory Upgrades – 2022 UPDATED

Everything you need to know about Upgrading Synology NAS Memory If you have purchased a new NAS Drive in the last few months, then chances are that you would use it to the best of its abilities by increasing the memory to the maximum in order to run more apps and allow more users to […]

D-Link DMS-106XT 10GbE and 2.5GbE Switch Review

Review of the D-Link 10G/2.5G DMS-106XT Switch Remember when buying a network switch was something you did because it was needed for work? Or because you needed to catch a network together for a client and had to explain for what felt like the millionth time the difference between a switch and a router? That […]

Synology RAM upgrade not working

Synology not recognizing RAM. Same RAM others claim to be working. Few potential things to try before sending your RAM back to the shop: -Try RAM installed before DSM7 upgrade -RAM not working because CMOS has an error from a previously tried the incompatible RAM (if trying few different brands) -HDD cache has logged failed […]

DS1821+ RAM upgrade

DS1821+ RAM upgrade   Add a Memory Module to Synology NAS Optional Synology memory modules are designed to expand the memory of your Synology NAS. Follow the steps below to install, check, or remove a memory module on your Synology NAS. The following table shows the memory configuration for best practice: Follow the steps below […]

Synology RAM upgrade – not booting, No LED’s, no fans turning

Synology RAM upgrade – not booting, No LED’s, no fans turning First time memory tests on unofficial memory in DS920+? This is more of an unexpected “what happened” than a question so if it happens to you, you won’t panic. New DS920+ with 4, 8TB hdd and 4GB of internal RAM. 1. First memory test […]

TS-473A (also 6/8 bay) compatible CPU upgrades

TS-473A (also 6/8 bay) compatible CPU upgrades   Model Cores / Threads Frequency Turbo frequency Ryzen R1102G 2 / 2 1.2 GHz 2.6 GHz Ryzen R1305G 2 / 4 1.5 GHz 2.8 GHz Athlon Mobile 300U 2 / 4 2.4 GHz 3.3 GHz Athlon PRO Mobile 300U 2 / 4 2.4 GHz 3.3 GHz Ryzen […]

TVS-471 CPU upgrade

TVS-471 CPU upgrade Your 2022 setup videos are nothing short of fantastic. I found many errors in my 2016 setup (I am my own IT guy) and now have gone on to upgrade the memory to 16gb (from 4), replace all four drives with new WD Red Pro 6TB. Is it possible to upgrade the […]

RAM upgrade for TS-1635ax

RAM upgrade for TS-1635ax   Official memory modules RAM-16GDR4A0-UD-2400 DDR type: DDR4(288PIN) Capacity: 16GB Spec: 1024M X 8 Frequency: DDR4-2400 Form(PIN): 288PIN Power Supply: 1.2V Dram Organization: 2048M*64 Temperature: 0℃~85℃ Environmental Regulation: RoHS RAM-4GDR4A0-UD-2400 DDR type: DDR4(288PIN) Capacity: 4GB Spec: 512M X 16 Frequency: DDR4-2400 Form(PIN): 288PIN Power Supply: 1.2V Dram Organization: 512M*64 Temperature: 0℃~85℃ […]

How to speed up PLEX with SSD upgrade

I bought a 2TB. ssd. because I heard that will speed up my Plex Server on my Qnap 653D. What is the best way to set this up. You will need to create a separate volume on your SSD (either 2.5inch or M.2. Having a RAID on SSD will ensure your data is safe in […]


Choosing the Right SSD for Your PS5 – Your Questions Answered Upgrading your PS5 with an m.2 SSD to improve your overall available storage is a lot more complex than a lot of people think! In the previous generations of Playstation consoles, the choice was easy (buy a SATA hard drive or SSD – of […]

How to upgrade WD MyCloud OS3 with OS5

How to upgrade WD MyCloud OS3 with OS5   Yes, this is a popular question. If you can not install OS5 on your WD NAS then they will disable internet access from January. You need to upgrade to WD PR/ EX Ultra series or change a brand. The most popular upgrade choice is Synology and […]

DS218+ RAM upgrade

DS218+ RAM upgrade – official D3NS1866L-4G 4GB – DDR3L-1866 unbuffered SO-DIMM 204pin 1.35V Applied Models Synology DiskStation: DS918+, DS718+, DS218+, DS418play DS218+ RAM upgrade – NOT official Crucial 8GB RAM CT102464BF160B 8 GB DDR3 1600 MHz CL11 Memory   UK   USA 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz Laptop Memory (PC3-12800) CL11 204Pin 1.35V Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR3 SODIMM RAM       UK  […]

FAN replacement for DS218+/ ds220+/ Ds220j / DS920+ and other models

FAN replacement for DS218+/ ds220+/ Ds220j / DS920+ and other models     Noctua NF-A4x20 FLX, Premium Quiet Fan, 3-Pin (40x20mm)   – UK    USA    Noctua NF-A8 PWM  Quiet Fan, 4-Pin (80mm, Black)  – UK   USA Noctua NF-A9 FLX, Premium Quiet Fan, 3-Pin (92mm, Brown)  – UK    USA    [DS218+ / DS220+ […]