Tag: HDD

Synology DS1621+ : Box 1

Why Should We Upgrade Our Network Attached Storage (NAS)?

Introduction I have been using Synology Network Attached Storage (NAS) since mid-2011 starting with the DS1511+.  I still remembered that I bought it from Memory World at Funan Centre together with a 2GB SODIMM memory upgrade for an arm and a leg back then. I was using 5 x 2TB Samsung F4 with the DS1511+…

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 - External 1

Review of Synology Diskstation DS918+

This is the review of the latest prosumer Network Attached Storage by Synology, the Synology Diskstation DS918+. Although I have been using various models of Synology DiskStation NAS since I bought my DS1511+ back in 200?, DS412+ has always been my favorite model as it provides a balance between expandability (with its 4 Bay) and…

DSM6.1 - Features 1

Review of Synology DiskStation Manager 6.1 RC

This is the Review of the Synology DiskStation Manager 6.1 RC.  Synology announced the availability of the DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.1 beta late last year, also inviting adventurous Synology users to join the Synology Beta Program to test and provide their suggestions and comments on the new product. DSM is the brain and heart of all…