QNAP Thunderbolt to 10Gbase-T Adapter (QNA-T310G1T) Reviewed

For some time now, I have been stuck with 1Gbps network connectivity on my iMac to my QNAP NAS’s that are on a 10Gbps network. Sure, there are some thunderbolt to 10Gbps adapters, but these have been either expensive or too large for a smallish computer desk. Thankfully, this has all changed now with QNAP […]

Crucial Launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive

Crucial has released it’s latest NVMe PCIe product, the Crucial P1 SSD series. The P1 SSD is a powerful combination of the NVMe PCIe interface and Micron’s QLC technology. Expanding Crucial’s already large portfolio of high-performance drives, the P1 promises to deliver real-world performance gains at an affordable price point. A recent study done by […]

Crucial Releases BX500 Solid State Drive Range – Expands SSD Portfolio

The new BX500 SSD, Crucial’s next-generation drive has been launched. It is designed as an economical upgrade for everyday users. The 2.5-inch BX500 drives are currently available in three capacities (120GB, 240GB, and 480GB). Crucial provided us with the follow key features of the new drives: Compared to a 1TB WD Cavier Blue, the BX500 […]

QNAP TVS-951X 5+4 Bay NAS Reviewed

Today, network storage devices are becoming the norm in most homes and small to medium enterprises. Whilst we all have access to cloud-based storage, internet speeds here in Australia and other countries still make NAS devices an attractive alternative for backups and content sharing. QNAPs latest offering in this space is the TVS-951X. As with […]

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

QNAP’s TS-453BT3 is a compact, beautifully designed NAS that appears well suited for file sharing and multimedia editing. In addition to being a 4 disk NAS, it also includes dual Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, compatible with both Mac and Windows, dual SSD M.2 drives and 10GbE connectivity. Targeting the higher end home and small office user, […]

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 […]