QNAP TVS-672N Reviewed

Representing an evolution of their lineup of Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions, the QNAP TVS-x72N features some pretty exciting hardware improvements. We were able to get our hands on the TVS-672N for a quick test drive. Featured Technologies QNAP has been pushing for faster speeds in their NAS line up for some time now. Most, […]

Seagate SkyHawk 10TB What Every NVR Needs

Seagate has an almost legendary reputation in the storage and hard drive community over the last 40 years, and for a good reason. Unlike other hardware manufacturers in this space, Seagate carefully considers usage patterns of specific hard drives. The drives undergo stress and pressure testing and eventually are crafted into targeted solutions to meet […]

QNAP TS-883XU-RP-E2124-8G-US 8-Bay 2U Rackmount NAS – Their Latest XEON Beast

At the end of last year, QNAP started to release models from the new TS-x83XU enterprise Network Attached Storage (NAS) series. Available in a range of configurations, these high powered storage devices suit most IT environments. Thanks to our friends at QNAP, we were able to get hands-on with the QNAP TS-883XU-RP-E2124-8G-US. Powered by Intel’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]