Category: Value

Products that have received our Value Award.

Best Value Synology RackStation RS3617xs Review

Synology RackStation RS3617xs Review


The RS3617xs is a great choice for storage hungry SMBs as it teams up good NAS performance over 10GbE with a big expansion capacity. Synology’s app-heavy DSM software makes it ...

Best Value Asustor AS6208T Review

Asustor AS6208T Review


Asustor’s ADM software isn’t as feature-rich as Qnap’s QTS or Synology’s DSM but it provides plenty of data backup tools and the new surveillance app is a winner. For an 8-bay NAS ...

Best Value Synology DiskStation DS416 Review

Synology DiskStation DS416 Review


The DS416 is the latest to join Synology’s Value series of NAS appliances and aims to offer home users, professionals and small businesses a high capacity storage solution at ...

Best Value Thecus N5810 Review

Thecus N5810 Review


Thecus loses points for features as it isn’t as well-endowed as similar appliances from Qnap and Synology. The ThecusOS 7 beta firmware shows a lot of promise but it’s not ready ...

Best Value Qnap TS-1263U-RP Review

Qnap TS-1263U-RP Review


The TS-1263U-RP offers SMBs a low cost entry into 10GbE storage networking. You’ll need to factor in the cost of a 10GbE transceiver but this 12-bay appliance still represents ...

Best Value Qsan Technology TrioNAS U120 Review

Qsan Technology TrioNAS U120 Review


The TrioNAS U120 is a good choice for small businesses that want an affordable and well featured NAS/IP SAN appliance. Performance does suffer under heavy load but it packs in ...

Best Value Synology RackStation RS2416RP+ NAS Review

Synology RackStation RS2416RP+ NAS Review


It’s hard not to like Synology’s new RS2416RP+ as it combines good performance with an impressive range of software features. Support for 10GbE upgrades would have added valuable ...

Best Value Synology DiskStation DS1515

Synology DiskStation DS1515


The DS1515 can’t equal performance of the DS1515+ but if this isn’t a high priority, then save some cash and go for this cheaper model. You can’t upgrade its memory, but the ...

Best Performance Thecus N5810Pro Zero-Crash

Thecus N5810Pro Zero-Crash


Thecus still lags some way behind Synology and Qnap for storage features but the N5810Pro scores very well for value as its over $100 cheaper that Synologys 5-bay DS1515+ ...

Best Value Qnap TS-451U

Qnap TS-451U


The TS-451U teams up an impressive range of features with plenty of storage capacity and room to grow. Overall performance is good, the QTS software offers excellent backup and ...