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Synology DS416play 4-bay NAS Review

Synology DS416play 4-bay NAS Review DS416play 4-bay NAS from Synology is another multimedia-oriented model, which is able to transcode 4K videos in order to play them back on many other portable devices linked to the network and this is possible thanks to the hardware transcoding engine present within the included Intel Celeron N3060 dual-core CPU. …

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Synology RackStation RS816 Rackmount Server Unveiled

Synology RackStation RS816 Rackmount Server Unveiled

Synology RackStation RS816 Rackmount Server Unveiled Great business starts here – compact yet scalable, powerful in every way Synology® Inc. today launched RackStation RS816, a 1U 4-bay rackmount server specially designed for growing businesses and small offices. RS816 offers flexible scalability up to eight drives for up to 64TB in total raw storage capacity with Synology RX415 expansion …

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Synology DS916+ 4-Bay NAS Review

Synology DS916+ 4-Bay NAS Review Synology’s Plus series currently lists eight products tailored around the needs of small and medium business environments. The recently released DS916+ can hold up to nine HDDs with an expansion unit (the DX513), and its quad-core CPU is pretty strong as far as NAS servers are concerned. It can be …

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Synology Diskstation DS416j NAS Review

Synology Diskstation DS416j NAS Review While not as high-end as the DS716+ and the DS1515+ that we previously reviewed, at a price of under $300 dollars for a quad-bay NAS, the DS416j is a bargain. What you do get is a very reliable four-bay NAS that supports up to 8TB drives with a maximum volume …

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Synology DS416slim 4-bay NAS Review

Synology DS416slim 4-bay NAS Review DS416slim NAS from Synology or the baby-NAS as we’d like to call it is incredibly compact for a 4-bay unit (even if we are discussing about 2.5’’ drives), is incorporating an active cooling system, while the back trays can be installed or removed in a snap. The fan can be …

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Synology DiskStation DS416play 4-bay NAS Introduced

Synology DiskStation DS416play 4-bay NAS Introduced

Synology DiskStation DS416play 4-bay NAS Introduced Bringing the next-level of user experience to homes and creative professionals Synology® Inc. today launched DiskStation DS416play. The consumer-centric four-bay NAS server, equipped with a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor with a burst frequency up to 2.48 GHz, is a high-performance storage and application server built for home users and …

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Synology DiskStation DS916+ NAS Announced

Synology DiskStation DS916+ NAS Announced

Synology DiskStation DS916+ NAS Announced Built for professionals’ rapidly growing needs, delivering powerful productivity with flexible scalability Synology® Inc. today launched DS916+, a 4-bay scalable NAS designed for professionals and growing businesses. Powered by a quad-core CPU, DS916+ performs high-speed computing and data encryption tasks. With flexible scalability up to 9 drives, DS916+ is able to …

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Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Review The Synology DiskStation DS216+ is the newest member of Synology’s plus series. It also happens to be the cheapest of the series as well. The plus series of NAS typically features advanced multimedia and encryption features and their mid-series as the plus series sits between the J and XS+ series… …

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Synology RT1900ac Wireless Router Review

Synology RT1900ac Wireless Router Review Synology is widely known for its NAS products and has now decided to enter the router market with the RT1900ac Wi-Fi router, supporting transfers up to a total of 1900 Mbps. A very promising product with an advanced OS, it is also quite affordably priced… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Synology RT1900ac …

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Synology DiskStation DS716+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS716+ NAS Review Just as with the bigger brother, the Synology DiskStation DS716+ is an amazing NAS unit, especially for the price. With the exception of the additional bays, it offers the same performance and versatility we come to expect from Synology NAS units. I was quite pleased with the overall performance of …

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Synology DiskStation DS416j Network Attached Storage Review

Synology DiskStation DS416j Network Attached Storage Review very year we come across devices that offer numerous features on top of the traditional file sharing. A lot NAS (Network Attached Storage) manufacturers push more and more in to their devices as far as applications and features go and let’s face it, all of these features come …

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Synology DS216play 2-bay NAS Review

Synology DS216play 2-bay NAS Review The DS216play is a multimedia-oriented NAS despite the fact that it doesn’t feature an HDMI port. It supports 4K video transcoding, and its highly efficient SoC is crucial in reducing its overall power consumption… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Synology DS214play NAS Review Synology DS215+ 2-bay NAS Review Synology DiskStation DS415play NAS …

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Synology RT1900ac Router Launched

Synology RT1900ac Router Launched

Synology RT1900ac Router Launched High-speed wireless router featuring robust connectivity for homes and offices Today, Synology Inc. – a manufacturer of network attached storage (NAS) – launched its first router, the RT1900ac, in the U.S. market. The highly anticipated device has already earned several awards and recognitions globally, including a CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree …

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Synology DiskStation DS416 4-bay NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS416 4-bay NAS Review By employing the low-power Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-212 32-bit CPU along with 1GB of DDR3 RAM memory, the DS416 was not designed to break any records, but supply enough performance and reliability for both home and SMB users. The product does feature dual LAN interfaces which support Link Aggregation …

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Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Unveiled

Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Unveiled

Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Unveiled Efficient storage solution ensuring data availability and high-quality video transcoding Synology® Inc. today launched the DiskStation DS216+. The high-performance 2-bay NAS server is aimed at home and small office users who want an efficient and secure storage solution to protect and share data, while enjoying on-the-fly video transcoding. “With a …

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Synology DiskStation DS1515+ Network Attached Storage Review

Synology DiskStation DS1515+ Network Attached Storage Review What is a NAS? NAS Stands for Network Attached Storage, and it is a device that resides on your network and can have multiple drives in a RAID array. The drives contain folders that can be accessed by all or a few computers on your network depending on …

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Synology DS416 4-bay NAS Review

Synology DS416 4-bay NAS Review Synology has lots of offerings for enthusiast home users and the DS416 is one of them. It uses an Annapurna Labs Dual-Core SoC that offers enough computing power while consuming very little energy… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Synology DS713+ NAS Review Synology DS715 2-bay NAS Review Synology DS214play NAS Review Synology …

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Synology DiskStation DS1515+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS1515+ NAS Review Does it fully live up to my expectations from Just Cause 2? Not quite and that is mainly for three reasons. The first is the quirk with the missiles needing to be spam-clicked. While I do not hold that quirk against the game on its own, it is enough of …

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Synology DiskStation DS216 NAS Server Introduced

Synology DiskStation DS216 NAS Server Introduced

Synology DiskStation DS216 NAS Server Introduced All-in-One, high-performance NAS server suitable for small offices and workgroups Bellevue, WA —December 10, 2015—Synology® Inc. today launched the DiskStation DS216, a feature-rich 2-bay NAS server specially designed for sharing and protecting data within workgroups and offices. “The DS216 will quickly become your most valuable work tool, providing several convenient …

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Synology RT1900ac Router Review

Synology RT1900ac Router Review Occasionally, a product comes to the market that makes you more curious about it than usually. The RT1900ac-router by Synology is one of those products. It is now officially available for buyers in among other places the Netherlands. The price of it here is set at about 119 pounds / 169 …

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Synology DS715 2-bay NAS Review

Synology DS715 2-bay NAS Review The Synology DS715 is a quad-core CPU NAS with two Ethernet ports. Having two drive bays it is ideal to meet the demands of enthusiast home users and small business environments, but can also expanded to support a total of seven drives… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Synology DiskStation DS415+ NAS Review …

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Synology DiskStation DS1515 5-Bay NAS Server Review

Synology DiskStation DS1515 5-Bay NAS Server Review Synology has sent over another one of their Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers for us to look at. Along with all of the typical things we look forward to, this one offers some new features that we are also excited to check out. From the model number we …

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Synology DiskStation DS716+ NAS Released

Synology DiskStation DS716+ NAS Released

Synology DiskStation DS716+ NAS Released The ideal NAS server for growing businesses Synology® Inc. today announced the release of DS716+, an encryption-oriented, scalable, 2-bay NAS server powered by a quad-core CPU and Btrfs file system. DS716+ is aimed at SMB in need of a reliable, high-efficient storage and application server. “The DS716+ delivers performance and …

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Synology DS214+ NAS Review

Synology DS214+ NAS Review Thanks to data theft and surveillance scandals, systems such as Network Attached Storage – or briefly NAS, again have a growing fan base. Today we have a NAS of a well-known manufacturer in our review – the Synology DiskStation DS214+. Whether it is a high-performance data storage at home, and if …

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Synology DiskStation DS415play NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS415play NAS Review A couple of years ago I looked at the DS214play, Synology’s network attached server designed for multimedia playback. Since then Synology has updated their Play line with the DS415play – a four-bay NAS capable of housing 32 TB total storage. That’s a lot of media capacity! The DS415play features an …

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