QNAP TS-453BT3 4-Bay Thunderbolt 3 NAS Reviewed

See larger image Qnap TS-453BT3-8G-US 4-bay Thunderbolt 3 NAS. Intel Celeron Apollo Lake J3455 Quad-core CPU, 8GB RAM, SATA 6Gb/s Features: Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz (up to 2.3GHz), 8GB DDR3L RAM (2x4GB, max 8GB), 4K hardware transcoding, dual 4K HDMI v1.4b, max 1 UX-800P/UX-500P expansion unit, 1x pre-installed QM2-2S10G1T expansion adapter New From: $998.00 […]

Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5 Inch Internal SSD (CT1000MX500SSD1) Reviewed

Crucial is a brand that has not really competed with top-tier enthusiast-level manufacturers in the past. Most of their products have been in the mid-tier, budget consumer segment. But with a leadership restructuring in the recent past, Micron, the parent company, is aiming to break that habit. The MX500 1TB is one of the steps […]

Intel Optane SSD 900P 280GB AIC Reviewed

Ever since 2015, Intel has been grabbing attention for their cutting-edge memory technology called 3D XPoint. Pronounced as “Cross Point,” it has been touted as the latest and greatest in the field of ultra-fast nonvolatile memory. After some delays, the enterprise-oriented server edition of 3D XPoint called the Optane SSD DC P4800X was released in […]

Introducing the QNAP TS-877 – The First Ever AMD Ryzen Powered NAS Reviewed

Ever since its release in Q1 2017, the AMD Ryzen series of affordable CPUs has thrown down a new benchmark in affordable performance. QNAP has become the first NAS brand to incorporate these powerful new AMD processors with the release of the TS-x77 series of NAS. The storage hardware is primarily aimed at business customers, […]

How to Speed up Adobe Photoshop

If you are a graphics designer, you would be quite familiar with the delays you can experience during the Photoshop workflows on older machines. Anything from loading the Photoshop application to loading large and complex images and applying effects. A recent research study performed by Crucial confirms what most of us already know – using […]

QNAP TS-431XeU-2G-US 4-bay 1U Short-Depth Rackmount NAS (10GbE) Reviewed

TS-431XeU – A Budget NAS Champion? In the NAS market for home and SMB users, QNAP is a well-known name. The Taiwan based company has a wide range of Network Accessed Storage (NAS), Network Video Recorder (NVR), and Digital Signage (DS) devices. They have been in business since 2004, and have a foothold in the […]

7 Top Tips to Maximise your PCs Performance from Crucial

Anyone running a Windows PC will no doubt experience slowdowns and system hangs as their fresh installation ages and starts to clutter up with unnecessary bits and bytes. An issue most people can relate to. In a recent study, it was found that the average wait time before your patience runs out with slow technology […]

QNAP TS-873U-RP-8G 2U 8-bay NAS with iSCSI IP-SAN,10GbE, Redundant PSU Reviewed

A NAS is a ‘Network Attached Storage’ system. With data playing such a pivotal role in so many businesses, it’s becoming increasingly important to find ways to keep it safe and secure. Loss of data or data breaches can result in poor customer service, legal problems and loss of intellectual property or sensitive personal information. […]

Simplify Installs with Crucial’s Industry first mobile-friendly SSD Install Web App

Crucial has released an industry first, mobile-friendly web app that provides an easy to follow process for SSD installations. Targeting the novice consumer, the step-by-step guide can be found at www.crucial.com/ssd-install. According to Crucial, this new guide has been tested with regular, non-technical consumers. The web app is designed to make the install process simple […]