Category: Recommended

Products that have received our Recommended Award.

Editor choice Qnap TVS-951X Review
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Qnap TVS-951X Review

Continuing Qnap’s fascination with hybrid NAS appliances, the latest TVS-951X delivers an interesting mix of LFF and SFF drive bays in a very compact desktop box. It also goes one step beyond its other 9-bay brethren - the TS-963X and TS-932X – as the ‘V’ in its model name indicates it sports an HDMI port for ...

Editor choice Qnap TS-332X-4G Review
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Qnap TS-332X-4G Review

Qnap’s TS-332X is a NAS with a difference as it’s the first 3-bay appliance on the market to feature a built-in 10GbE port. Aimed at home offices and SMBs, it’s designed to team up high-speed networking with RAID5 data protection at a very affordable price point. Two base models are available with the 2GB version ...

Editor choice Qnap HS-453DX
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Qnap HS-453DX

Qnap’s HS-453DX is designed for home users that want the best multimedia features, 10GbE performance, silent running and looks good enough to grace their living room. This sleek slab of storage goodness may only be 43mm high but it’s packing a lot of hardware. It puts its 404mm width and 220mm depth to good use as ...

Editor choice Synology DiskStation DS1618+ Review
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Synology DiskStation DS1618+ Review

The DS1618+ is a great value 6-bay appliance and a significant step forward as it offers a big DDR4 memory capacity and replaces the troublesome Atom C2538 in the DS1517+ and DS1817+ with a new C3538. Overall performance is a mixed bag but the appliance does deliver on Synology’s quoted speeds and the latest official ...

Fujitsu Storage Eternus AF250 S2 Review
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Fujitsu Storage Eternus AF250 S2 Review

Fujitsu continues to push the price of all-Flash arrays down to a more palatable level and current reseller promotions are offering substantial discounts on the list price. This updated model only offers a modest improvement on hardware features and overall IP SAN performance is a mixed bag but the array can’t be ...

Best seller Synology RackStation RS3618xs Review
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Synology RackStation RS3618xs Review

A high capacity, fast 10GbE performance and great data protection features makes the RS3618xs an ideal file sharing and backup storage vault for SMEs. The increased memory support makes it a superior choice for virtualization duties than the RS3617xs, it offers a very high storage expansion potential and it’s also ...

Best seller Qnap TS-453Be Review
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Qnap TS-453Be Review

The TS-453Be is a great little NAS appliance and its low price makes it ideal for consumers and SOHOs looking for a big network storage repository teamed up with classy multimedia features. With the same CPU, performance doesn’t differ much from the TS-453B and the hardware features Qnap has removed to drop the price ...

Best seller Qnap TVS-673e-8G Review
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Qnap TVS-673e-8G Review

The TVS-673e offers plenty of multimedia features for those that want them and can be easily upgraded to handle Qnap’s virtualization apps. Overall 10GbE performance is good enough for light to medium business usage and the latest QTS software delivers an abundance of storage and data protection features.

Best seller Synology DiskStation DS218 Review
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Synology DiskStation DS218 Review

Synology’s DS218 is a good choice for home users and SOHOs that want an affordable storage repository for file sharing, PC backup and multimedia services. It’s a great little performer too, and we think it’s a better bet than the DS218play as for a few dollars more, you get hot-swap drive bays and double the memory.

Best seller Qnap TS-228A Review
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Qnap TS-228A Review

There’s little to fault Qnap’s TS-228A on making it a great choice for home users and small offices that want an affordable NAS appliance for file sharing, backup duties and maybe a bit of entertainment. It’s very easy to install and offers plenty of software features plus a few surprises in the performance department ...