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Best Home Office Network Attached Storage

Synology DS218+

The DS218+ is a small and energy-efficient NAS that has some big powerful features. Out of the box has a dual-core Intel Celeron J3355 which can transcode 4K video. It also uses AES-NI hardware encryption to keep all that data safe. Read our review!


The QNAP TS-253Be-2G-US is our #2 choice in the home and office NAS drive arena. It sports a quad-core Intel Celeron processor, 2 HDMI, 2 RJ45 ports, and 4 USB 3.0 ports. You can stream and transcode 4K video or use this drive as an amazing file server.

Synology DS418play

The DS418play is identical to the DS218+, our #1 choice, except for its additional two drive bay. You’re still getting the amazing Synology’s amazing DSM and with more RAID options available thanks to the added drives. So if you like the DS218+ but need extra room this would be a great choice.

Best NAS Units for Home Use - 2020

NAS companies produce a variety of products that’ll fit any of your home applications. But without doing the research on every model it can be tough to know which will fit your needs. Don’t worry. We’ve done the research and ranked which brands and models will give you the biggest bang for your buck.

How many backups do you need?

How many backups do you need?

How many backups do you need? If you think that only your NAS or your external hard drive is needed to keep you data safe -- then read on. There’s a good piece of advice that I’d like to pass on. That is — Don’t rely on a NAS as your only means of backup. In fact,...

What is Bit Rot?

What is Bit Rot?

Bit rot, also known as silent data corruption, is the slow degradation of information that’s stored on a hard drive and is often undetectable. Most of the errors start off as non-critical, meaning they don’t affect the system negatively, yet eventually nullify your...

What is the Btrfs File System?

What is the Btrfs File System?

In the tech world, you may have heard of many file systems. This post will be covering what the Btrfs file system is and why it’s different from other file systems. Btrfs has been trying to gain traction for years, and recently its gained a little more.   Btrfs was...