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Buffalo LinkStation 420 Review: An Inexpensive Two-Bay NAS
May 22, 2014 - in Reviews
Are you looking for an entry-level NAS system and don't have the spare parts to roll your own? Buffalo's LinkStation 420 uses a fairly basic platform, and we have a few critiques, but it's otherwise a simple and affordable storage solution for the home.
QNAP TS-470 NAS Review: Four GbE Links, With 10 GbE Scalability
May 22, 2014 - in Reviews
Armed with a Sandy Bridge-based Celeron CPU, QNAP's TS-470 handles the traffic from four gigabit Ethernet connections. Or, with the addition of a 10 GbE upgrade card, it can be made to push well over 1 GB/s, providing you use the right storage.
Seagate Intros 4 TB NAS-Oriented HDDs
Jun 16, 2013 - in News
Seagate has launched a new lineup of hard drives that are specifically engineered for ideal use in NAS systems.
One SSD Vs. Two In RAID: Which Is Better?
May 13, 2013 - in Reviews
One SSD is good, right? So, two SSDs in RAID 0 must be better. That’s certainly the case when you're benchmarking sequential performance. But we're finding that, except in extreme examples, one SSD that's twice as large is often better.
QNAP Launches the Turbo NAS TS-x21 and TS-x20 Series
Apr 26, 2013 - in News
QNAP’s new Turbo NAS TS-x21 and TS-x20 Series devices are aimed at being powered by the company’s new QTS 4.0 operating system and features one, two or four SATA drive bays.
Eminent Releases EM4172 myiSharing NAS
Apr 26, 2013 - in News
Eminent has launched a rather interesting NAS, one that you can access from anywhere on the globe.
Asus' ROG RAIDR PCIe SSD Spotted
Apr 18, 2013 - in News
More details and images of Asus' ROG RAIDR Express have surfaced.
Almost 20 TB (Or $50,000) Of SSD DC S3700 Drives, Benchmarked
Apr 14, 2013 - in Reviews
We've already reviewed Intel's SSD DC S3700 and determined it to be a fast, consistent performer. But what happens when we take two-dozen (or about $50,000) worth of them and create a massive RAID 0 array? Come along as we play around in storage heaven.
Giada Shows Off Mini-ITX Board For NAS Systems
Apr 11, 2013 - in News
Giada is releasing a mini-ITX motherboard targeted at NAS builders.
QNAP Announces Two Budget NAS Units
Mar 26, 2013 - in News
The TS-421U and TS-420U rackmount models are intended to provide "sustained high performance for daily routines in file storage, sharing, and data backup."
NetGear Launches New ReadyNAS Servers
Mar 20, 2013 - in News
Netgear's new portfolio of NAS products run on the company's ReadyNAS OS 6 and are designed to be "storage made easy" for both the home and small to medium sized businesses.
Intel's JBOD2000 is for Data Centre and Enterprise Storage
Mar 19, 2013 - in News
Intel cites the JBOD2000 as an example of the company's continuing effort "to create and deliver innovative solutions to partners and customers".
PQI Announces the Air Bank Portable NAS and Access Point
Mar 17, 2013 - in News
PQI's Air Bank 6W31 is a compact device that combines a portable NAS with a wireless Access Point.
How Fast Is Thunderbolt, Really? Tom's Tests With 240 TB
Mar 14, 2013 - in Picture Story
If a Thunderbolt port isn't in your computing life yet, it will be soon. But just how much abuse can the little port handle? Storage manufacturer LaCie invited Tom's Hardware to visit its U.S. HQ and throw 240 TB of RAID insanity into finding answers.
Synology Reveals Its New Storage Product Lineup
Mar 13, 2013 - in News
Synology's new range of products includes a variety of NAS units and a sleek USB station.
Asustor's 3-series NAS Will Be Powered by Intel Atom CE5315
Mar 12, 2013 - in News
As touted by Intel earlier this month, Asustor's new NAS units will feature the Atom CE5300 series chip.
Thecus Announces Two ''Intelligent'' NAS Units
Mar 4, 2013 - in News
Thecus hopes to bring a revolutionary experience to the NAS industry with its Intelligent N2520 and N4520 NAS servers
Intel Previews Its PCIe 3.0-Based RAID Cards
Dec 27, 2012 - in News
Intel recently gave us a peek at its next-generation PCI Express 3.0-based RAID cards.
Synology DS412+ And Thecus N4800: Two NAS Devices With Atom D2700
Oct 17, 2012 - in Reviews
Synology has its DS412+ and Thecus has its N4800. Both are four-bay NAS servers equipped with Intel’s Atom D2700 processor. But does Intel's latest low-power platform help these appliances outperform their predecessors, which were armed with Atom D525?
LaCie Intros 2big, 4big Quadra with USB 3.0
Sep 10, 2012 - in News
Here are two RAID-based storage solutions that use USB 3.0 to transfer data from a PC or Mac.
Deals July 20: Netgear N900 450Mbps Gigabit Router $153
Jul 20, 2012 - in News
LogicBuy is getting the weekend started with some hot deals that are sure to give you that Friday feeling!
Deals July 19: Netgear Push2TV Wireless Receiver $33
Jul 19, 2012 - in News
Allow our hottest deals from LogicBuy to ease your gadget itch.
Deals June 14: 30% off Creative Wireless Headset Bundle
Jun 14, 2012 - in News
Some bargains to go with your Thursday afternoon tech news!
The Pirate Bay: Leak Says the Police are Planning a Raid
Mar 9, 2012 - in News
Authorities are said to be gearing up for another raid on the Pirate Bay.
Chris Angelini On Tom's Hardware In 2012
Jan 16, 2012 - in Reviews
I just got back from CES 2012. And although I’ve attended a great many Consumer Electronics Shows, Computexes, and Comdexes (never a CeBIT), this year’s show was by far the most intense. It wasn’t that there were tons of really awesome products. In fact,