Category: Storage

AGPTEK USB Hub and Storage - Itself

Review of AGPTEK USB-C Docking Station and Stand for Mac Mini

This is a review of the AGPTEK USB-C Docking Station and Stand for Mac Mini.  After I started to use my Mac Mini more frequently during the period of Work-From-Home, I began to appreciate the cohesive experience of the Apple ecosystem with the Mac Mini, iPhone, iPad, AirPod Pro, etc.  At the same time, I…

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 Synology DiskStation DS918+ using Samsung 960 Evo NVMe M2 1TB SSD and the performance gains it brings to the Synology DiskStation. For the review on the Synology DiskStation DS918+, please refer here. Before I begin, I would also like to thank friends at Synology for…

DS918 Review - Memory Expansion 2

Upgrading Memory on Synology DiskStation DS918+

After setting up the Synology DiskStation DS918+, 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…