Looking to upgrade the storage on your NAS? Then you should consider picking up an SSD to gain a massive boost in performance. You can use an SSD for storing your files or as a caching drive if you rely on intensive workloads.
One of the main considerations when buying a hard drive for your NAS is long-term reliability. Drives in a NAS enclosure run 24/7, and as such, they need to deliver the same level of performance after several months and years. These are the best long-lasting hard drives for your Synology NAS in 2021.
With a network-attached storage enclosure (NAS), you can easily back up data from all devices on your home network, and you can use it as a powerful media server. These are the best Synology NAS enclosures for home use.
Synology recently made its foray into the HDD market, and it is now requiring that its enterprise-focused RackStation NAS enclosures use these drives by default. Here's why the change occurred, and why you shouldn't be worried about any of this if you're using a Synology DiskStation NAS.
The DiskStation DS1520+ is a five-bay NAS with powerful hardware that delivers Plex 4K transcoding. It has all the connectivity options you're looking for, and is highly extensible for office-related use cases.
The DiskStation DS1621+ is Synology's first Ryzen-powered NAS enclosure. The 6-bay NAS has everything you're looking for in a business-focused NAS, with the Ryzen V1500B delivering outstanding performance.
It's about as straightforward as it gets to upgrade RAM in a Synology NAS. We've rounded up the best RAM modules for use in a Synology NAS and we also show you how to upgrade the RAM in your current enclosure.
A network attached storage allows you to back up data across all devices on your home network, and you can easily host your entire media collection and have it available to stream. These are the best budget NAS enclosures you can buy right now.
The biggest update to Synology's DiskStation Manager in four years is here. DiskStation Manager 7.0 is now in beta, and it comes with an exciting set of features and a modern UI. Here's everything you need to know about DSM 7.0, and how you can install the DSM 7.0 beta on your NAS.
There are lots of great choices if you're looking for the best NAS for home use. With NAS enclosures that excel at 4K streaming via Plex and built-in solutions that come with their own hard drives, these are the best NAS enclosures for home use in 2020.
Combining decent hardware with excellent software features, the DiskStation DS220j is a fantastic budget NAS enclosure. Whether you're looking to set up a Plex media server or need an offline Google Photos alternative, the DS220j is ideal for the job.
The DiskStation DS220+ is the best 2-bay NAS for home use, and the DS920+ builds on that with four drive bays and a few extra features. In the market for a new NAS and unable to choose between the DS220+ and DS920+? Here's what you need to know.
Synology's DiskStation DS1621+ is now official, and it breaks new ground in the enthusiast NAS segment. The six-bay NAS enclosure has just about everything you're looking for, and is powered by an AMD Ryzen chip, making it the most powerful NAS in this series yet.
Prime Day is now live, and it offers exciting deals on Synology's NAS enclosures. The DS220j is down to an even low price, but the more exciting deal is the DS920+, which is picking up its first major discount.
Select Synology NAS enclosures offer an SSD cache that lets you add an SSD as a read/write buffer to your regular NAS hard drive. Here's what you need to know about SSD caching on Synology NAS enclosures, and who should use the feature.
The DiskStation 220+ is one of the best NAS enclosures you can buy today, and the DS420+ takes the same internals and adds two extra drive bays. We put them side to side to explain which is better for your needs.
The DiskStation DS1520+ is now official for $699, and it comes with upgraded internals and four Gigabit Ethernet ports. With the ability to store 80TB of data natively and 8GB of RAM out of the box, this is a NAS enclosure that's ideal for power users.
The DiskStation DS220+ may just be the best option if you're looking for a 2-bay NAS enclosure for Plex. With robust hardware and excellent software features, it has a lot to offer. But if you need a more budget-focused model, the DiskStation 220j is the ideal choice.
Synology has unveiled the DiskStation DS220+, DS420+, DS720+, and DS920+. All four models feature upgraded connectivity options and big performance upgrades. Here's what you need to know if you're looking to buy a NAS in 2020.