NAS Buying Advice

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Not sure which NAS is best for you? Let me know your setup, available budget and necessary storage space. You can then either save money and avoid buying unnecessary expensive NAS or quite opposite, realise that what you intend to buy would only bring you disappointment and extra spending. Make it right the first time!

Synology NAS

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All things related to Synology NAS Drives

General Questions about NAS

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What is NAS? What is RAID? Is NAS a computer? Advantages of NAS? NAS is a new territory for many of you, explore this subject here.


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All things related to QNAP NAS Drives


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Need help looking for the right NAS for your Plex Media Server? Or Perhaps you are looking for tip, help or guidance on an issue? Head here for all things Plex related.

NAS Applications

102 followers and 23 questions

Understand the wide range of applications for your NAS device, as well as client tools too. Here we discuss the 1st party and 3rd Party applications hat may be just what you are looking for to use your data effectively.

Hard Drives (HDD) for NAS

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Don't know your WD Red from your Seagate Ironwolf? Looking to populate a NAS Drive with the right media, but are cannot see the wood for the trees? Here we discuss the latest and greatest hard drive (and SSD of course) media for your network attached storage.

NAS Software

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All questions related to NAS Software

NAS Upgrades

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Queries related to upgrading your NAS - Memory, NICs, GPUs, etc

New NAS Models

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Find out about new releases as they are unveiled from all the top tier NAS brands. If you are looking to buy your first NAS drive and insist on the latest tech, head here.

NAS Troubleshooting

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My NAS doesn't power on or boot. How can I fix this? Troubleshooting Network Attached Storage (NAS) Issues. Fixing misconfiguration. All this solved with an experience from other NAS users here.

NAS Comparisons

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Head here to see our NAS Comparisons, Face offs and versus between popular NAS drives, new and old. See how a new release compares with the old guard or suggest a comparison you want to see.

Network Questions

57 followers and 11 questions

Discussing everything in networking, with nothing off limits. Got a problem with 1Gbe, 2.5Gbe, 5Gbe or 10Gbe that needs a hand? Perhaps your NAS drive just 'fell' off the network. Head here for assistance.

NAS Compatibility

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From Expansions to IP Cameras, here is where you will find new information regarding compatibility of a wide range of client devices with each NAS brand and/or model.

NAS Media Questions

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Questions related to Multimedia on NAS Drives


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Questions about NAS and music, videos, audio, pictures and more

NAS Drive Reviews

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When a new piece of NAS kit arrives, does it live up to the promises of the press releases? Head here for the reviews of new NAS as they arrive.

Looking to use a NAS as a Network Video Recorder (NVR) for Surveillance? Thinking about maximizing your investment in a NAS by adding some IP Cameras around your home or office? This is the section for you.

All things related to Virtual Machines on NAS Drives

10Gbe NAS Drives

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All things related to 10 Gigabit NAS Drives

Discuss NAScompares articles

Kodi NAS Drive Support

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All things related to KODI and Installing it on NAS Drives


22 followers and 1 questions

All things related to WD NAS Drives

This is the section for everything that doesn't quite fit into any of subject

Asustor NAS

19 followers and 5 questions

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Video Editing NAS

19 followers and 7 questions

Editing in 4K, FHD, HD or other resolution. Questions about fastest NAS or DAS solutions for video editors.

Thunderbolt DAS Storage

18 followers and 1 questions

Looking for Data Storage with some SERIOUS throughput, but unsure what is current? Here in the Thunderbolt section we discuss what's new with our lighting fast creators friend in connectivity.


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Building your own Free NAS system. Or maybe you want to use Synology operating system calla Xpenology and install it on your own hardware. Or maybe you want to run an Arduino NAS. This and more can be found under this topic.

Have you lost data and want to warn others of how it happening? Or are you worried that your setup is not as robust as you hope and want to learn how others recovered their data? Here is where you go to read about data loss past and present.

Discuss Youtube videos

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Discuss Youtube videos

Sell your old NAS to someone who is new to all this NAS world. Or find an old, but one of the flagship models what will serve a a great first time NAS.

Netgear NAS

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Drobo NAS

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Suggest a category

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Feeling like there is something missing or something is not working. Post about it here or email Thank you! This is largely a one-man show here, so your feedback and assistance is always appreciated.

Zxyel NAS

7 followers and 1 questions

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Terramaster NAS

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Thecus NAS

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ioSafe NAS

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All things related to QSAN NAS Drives