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Netgear ReadyNAS RN716X 10GbE NAS

Netgear ReadyNAS RN716X 10GbE NAS

Oct 10,2014 0 Comments

Netgear ReadyNAS RN716X 10GbE NAS. If you were to build a NAS for yourself, what would you build? Would you start out with an underpowered two-core processor? Or, would you rather have the full power of a quad-core Xeon processor with Turbo to 3.5GHz? What about DRAM; do you want 4GB of vanilla ...

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Apotop S3C 256GB Low-Cost SSD

Apotop S3C 256GB Low-Cost SSD

Oct 09,2014 0 Comments

Apotop S3C 256GB Low-Cost SSD. For most, this article will act as the first introduction to Apotop, a division of Carry Technology Co. LTD. The company was established in 1991, and since then has acquired 200 patents. Apotop sells the usual range of DRAM and flash devices, as well as some ...

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WD Red 6TB NAS Enterprise HDD

WD Red 6TB NAS Enterprise HDD

Oct 08,2014 0 Comments

WD Red 6TB NAS Enterprise HDD. The enhancements in NASware 3.0 allow the new line of WD Red NAS HDDs to scale up from one to five bay applications to eight bays. This extends the reach of the primarily client-oriented Red drives into SOHO applications. The Red now also encroaches partially upon ...

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Angelbird SSD wrk 512GB SSD

Angelbird SSD wrk 512GB SSD

Oct 07,2014 0 Comments

Many really good products come out of Austria, including KTM, Glock, and Noctua (my favorite CPU cooling company). Now, a small SSD company wants to add their name to the list, Angelbird. Angelbird cut its teeth in Germany, the second largest consumer SSD market. The company built a strong ...

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Quanta MESOS CB220 Continuous Availability NAS

Quanta MESOS CB220 Continuous Availability NAS

Oct 04,2014 0 Comments

There is a good chance you already own a product manufactured by Quanta Computer Inc. and just don’t know it. The company is the largest ODM builder in the world, manufacturing a majority of notebooks, desktops, and servers in the market today. Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) is a ...

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Thecus N5550 Network Attached Storage

Thecus N5550 Network Attached Storage

Jul 11,2014 0 Comments

Photos, music, and files, oh my! How much data do you have on your home PC or network? Is it backed up or protected? Do you have the capacity to store all your stuff? These are just a few of the questions I tend to ask folks when we are talking about new PCs or adding storage to their network. ...

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Samsung 850 Pro 128GB SSD

Samsung 850 Pro 128GB SSD

Jul 02,2014 0 Comments

Just moments ago, we posted a review of the Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD. The drive performed very well in our tests, blew us away with its advanced technology but left us scratching our heads with the price. Now it’s time to look at the smallest capacity sized offered in this series, 128GB. ...

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Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD

Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD

Jul 02,2014 0 Comments

Samsung SSDs have been extremely popular which is mostly due to their excellent performance but it doesn’t hurt that they’ve marketed pretty aggressively. Their 840 series, including the EVO and PRO versions, sold very well and were looked upon favorably by many of the review sites ...

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SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive (64GB)

SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive (64GB)

Jul 01,2014 0 Comments

We live in a cloud-dominated world. Heck, many of the most popular services available today offer free storage, giving you every incentive to move beyond physical media—and all you have to do is sign up. But beyond simple storage needs, you can also stream music, movies and even games. So the ...

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Seagate Desktop HDD ST6000DX000 6TB HDD

Seagate Desktop HDD ST6000DX000 6TB HDD

Jul 01,2014 0 Comments

Over the past few months, Seagate has been hard at work bringing higher capacity drives to the enterprise sector. With the expansion of their portfolio to include five and six terabyte models, these drives have now started to trickle down to consumers. The ST6000DX000 is Seagate’s first ...

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SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB SSD

SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB SSD

Jul 01,2014 0 Comments

We’ve already tested the two larger capacity Extreme PRO SSDs from SanDisk and found each to dominate their capacity class in performance. On paper, the 240GB Extreme PRO is even faster than the 480GB and large 960GB models, so it shouldn’t come as any surprise that this is the ...

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Addonics ADM2PX4 PCIe 3.0 to M.2 SSD Adapter

Addonics ADM2PX4 PCIe 3.0 to M.2 SSD Adapter

Jun 15,2014 0 Comments

With the introduction of Intel’s Z97 chipset, we are starting to see the inclusion of m.2 slots on a number of motherboards. While not every motherboard has this next generation form factor included, with help from Addonics, you can add the technology to your motherboard via their ADM2PX4 ...

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Synology DiskStation DS414 4-bay NAS

Synology DiskStation DS414 4-bay NAS

Jun 05,2014 0 Comments

In March, Synology released a new operating system for the company’s NAS products, DSM 5.0. The operating system included several new features. Many of the features trickled down from enterprise class products, making even Synology’s lowest priced products capable of enterprise ...

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Thecus N7710-G 10GbE 7-bay NAS

Thecus N7710-G 10GbE 7-bay NAS

May 30,2014 0 Comments

Over the last year, we’ve banged the 10GbE drum in our NAS and, later, our switch reviews. The technology has trickled down from top of rack to edge environments. Switches like the Netgear ProSAFE XS708E have transformed the 10GbE market, making the technology affordable for a wider ...

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Lexar High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I 32GB (633x) Card

Lexar High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I 32GB (633x) Card

May 29,2014 0 Comments

The Lexar High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I 633x 32GB card is fairly priced and offers very good read/write performances for storing multimedia content at higher data rates. Lexar is also supplying a very good accessory with it almost for free (the USB 3.0 card reader) which helps transferring ...

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