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. […]

Synology DS1817+ 8-bay NAS Reviewed

The much anticipated, long awaited launch of the DiskStation DS1817+ from Synology has finally happened. The upgrade to Synology’s 5 and 8-bay DiskStation, which was first launched back in 2011, the DS1817+ is another 8-bay NAS system, but it’s much more comprehensive than previous models. It has been specifically designed to centralize storage. In the […]

Crucial Shows Customers an Easy Way to Install Their SSDs

Crucial have published an easy guide for first-time HDD installers to swap out their old drives with a brand new Crucial SSD. The guide is in four parts and covers preparation, copying, installation and downloads. Preparation Grab everything you need – Crucial SSD, screwdriver, etc… Put SSD spacer aside Backup your files – just in […]

Drobo 5N2 NAS Reviewed

Drobo has recently introduced their latest network appliance, the 5N2. An upgraded version of the 5N, the 5N2 offers many of the same features, and even looks very similar. A network storage solution, the Drobo 5N2 is designed to protect your data with the least amount of effort on the user’s part so that things […]

QNAP TS-431X

QNAP TS-431X 4-Bay NAS with 10GbE SFP+ Reviewed

QNAP continue their roll-out of new products aimed at the entry level SMB market with the release of the TS-431X. The QNAP TS-431X is a 4 disk NAS and supports up to 10GbE network speeds with the included 10GbE SFP+ port. Like its older sibling, the TS-531X, QNAP have continued to utilise processor technology from […]

Thecus W4810 Windows Storage Server NAS Reviewed

Late last year we were lucky enough to road test the Thecus W2810Pro Windows Storage Server (WSS) NAS. Here we are again in 2017, with the new W4810 WSS NAS, a new 4-disk storage appliance from Thecus. Like the W2810Pro, the W4810 is also built upon Microsoft’s Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials. For those that […]