Author: Discman

DS918 Review - Samsung NVMe SSD Box Front

Adding SSD Cache to Synology DiskStation DS918+ with Samsung NVMe M2 SSD

This review will cover the installation of SSD Cache on using and the performance gains it brings to the Synology DiskStation. For the review on the , please refer here. Before I begin, I would also like to thank friends at Synology for linking up with Samsung Asia and their kind gesture of making the…

DS918 Review - Memory Expansion 2

Upgrading Memory on Synology DiskStation DS918+

After setting up the , the next step would be to upgrade the memory modules/RAM from the existing 4GB to something more.  This is especially important if you are going to run more stuff such as Dockers, or even virtual machines in your Synology DiskStation using the Virtual Machine Manager. For those who are familiar…

DS918 Review - External 1

Review of Synology Diskstation DS918+

This is the review of the latest prosumer Network Attached Storage by Synology, the . Although I have been using various models of Synology DiskStation NAS since I bought my DS1511+ back in 200?, DS412+ has always been my favourite model as it provides a balance between expandability (with its 4 Bay) and its quietness…

Portal - Green Light

Review of Portal Smart Gigabit WiFi Mesh Router

This is a review of the  .  Touted as the “WiFi Built for the Cities”, it is supposed to excel at where other Wireless Routers failed by providing good WiFi coverage automatically in city areas where by WiFi signals are congested and convoluted.  The  started off as a Kickstarter Project back in 2016 by Ignition Design…