Written by Richard Swinburne
July 23, 2010 // 8:29 a.m.
Tags: #2tb #8tb #build #diy #freenas #guide #hard-drives #hardware #hitachi-ultrastar #low-power #micro-atx #nas #promise #raid #raid-5 #setup #sff #small-form-factor #software-raid #storage #test #underclocking #undervoling
Beats WD to the punch.
We take some drives for a spin in Icy Dock's new USB 3 external RAID enclosure.
Zotac's new tiny HTPC crams in a Celeron CPU, Nvidia GPU and a 500GB HDD. Will it play nice?
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Home Server's Drive Extender will be reborn in Windows 8.
The successor to the excellent DS210j doesn't disappoint.
This little gadget transforms a USB hard disk into a NAS box, complete with media streaming.
The IB-NAS3221 is one of the cheapest NAS boxes we've seen, but can it compete with similar models from QNAP and Synology?
D-Link has launched the first in a new range of home network NAS boxes, the Pulse.
We see how QNAP's popular TS-210 Turbo NAS stacks up against the rest of the field.
Hitachi has announced a trio of solid-state storage devices featuring ultra-fast performance.
It's popular amongst NAS fans but now bit-tech takes a look at Synology's flagship dual-bay NAS box.
This NAS box supports two hot-swappable drives that can be made iSCSI targets.
Internet-connected storage specialist PogoPlug has upgraded its offering with the Pro model.
This NAS box has a memory card reader, Blu-ray drive and a Bit-Torrent client, but is it any good?
Our monthly PC building guide to getting the best components for your PC, whatever your budget.
We test Promise's budget Fastrak TX4650 PCI-Express four port SATA RAID card.
Samsung has announced its latest EcoGreen hard drive, which features three 667GB platters.
We explain why iSCSI might be the ideal way to add network storage to your PC.
Home and enterprise network storage maker, QNAP, shows off its latest Atom-based NAS boxes.
Think toughened storage extends to a bit of rubber around a memory key or wrapping a hard disk in bubble-wrap when you post it? Well that's just not good enough! Join us as we watch ioSafe roast, soak, bash, drop and crushes its latest NAS under the caterpillar tracks of digger before rescuing the data.
If you've got a library of HD content and are looking for an easy way to get it onto your HDTV then the latest Icy Box could be just what you're after. Boasting playback of even the beefiest 1080p files and with a list of supported codecs as long as an MP's expenses claim is this a genuine alternative to a full HTPC?
What do you get when you combine a fully featured digital TV recorder, NAS and digital video player with enough outputs to make AV enthusiasts swoon? The AC Ryan Playon! DVR TV that's what! We take a look to see if this jack of all trades device deserves a place beside your TV.
Got a bunch of free FTP accounts in various places? Fancy accessing them as a single logical device via a RAID 5 array? Don't mind setting up the software equivalent of a Rube Goldberg contraption? The answer is here.