Asustor Lockerstor 4 (AS6604T) NAS Review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 9

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We spotted two new trends for NAS units, Multi GigE Ethernet and of course a move towards NAND-based flash storage. In that mindset, Asustor released their very powerful Lockerstor 4 (AS6604T) NAS server. This SOHO NAS is aimed at new audiences, including pro-consumers that stream. Realistically though, it might be one of the most interesting NAS units we have tested to date as it is fast, very feature-rich, and offers two 2.5 Gbps Ethernet jacks as well as two NVMe M.2 slots..


TerraMaster F5-221 NAS Review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 2

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Today, we review the Terra Master's F5-221 5 bay NAS. Terra Master is network storage solutions company whose offer starts with 2-bay products, up to 16-bay enterprise-grade arrays priced at approximately 10K USD. Inside, you’ll find an Intel Celeron J3355 Dual-Core 2.0 GHz CPU, 2GB RAM, and 2 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet Port. The reviewed unit’s MSRP is 359.99 USD.


Netgear Nighthawk AX12 Wi-Fi 6 router review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 10

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We review Nighthawk AX12 Wi-Fi 6 router this gaming router is compatible with the new AX standard aka WIFI 6. It is Netgear's flagship router and has been fitted with a powerful SoC and the emans to deliver. Also included is a 5 Gbps ethernet jack.


Synology DS620slim Gigabit NAS Review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 12

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Synology is going on a diet as they now offer a NAS series that holds 2.5" storage units only, and you know what that means. Yes, the SSD revolution is slowly progressing towards the NAS segment as well. Powered with an Intel Celeron J3355 dual-core 2.0 GHz (2.5 GHz boost) this NAS is to set to deliver on the 4K media front as the new is looking to be offering to be an excellent Plex transcoder.


Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR300 router review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 5

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We review Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR300 router this gaming router is compatible with the new AC standard aka WIFI 5. Armed with the DUMAoS this can we considered a more budget XR500 at 199 USD. The performance is there alright. The Dual-band 5000 MHz and 2400 MHz router has been optimized for gaming. 


ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 Gaming Router review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 11

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We review a rather dandy ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 Gaming Router this premium gaming router is compatible with the new AC standard aka WIFI 5. So what is the router about, is it a redressed RT-AC86U with stunning looks or is there more to this release? This dual-band 5000 MHz and 2400 MHz router now gets an NVIDIA seal of approval. Meaning that it has been optimized for game streaming. 


Asustor Nimbustor 4 (AS5304T) NAS Review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 5

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Multi GigE Ethernet is coming to town, and in an effort to re-style their NAS servers, Asustor has released their Nimbustor 4 (AS5304T) NAS server. This puppy is aimed at a new audience, the pro-consumers that stream. Realistically though, it might be one of the most interesting NAS units we have tested top date as it is fast, nimble and offers two 2.5 Gbps Ethernet jacks.


ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 router review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 27

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We review the beastly ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX11000, this premium gaming router is compatible with the new AX standard, also known as WIFI 6. Don't worry though as it is compatible with 5G AC and 2.4G lower bands as well. The GT-AX11000 has alien looks alright, loaded with features it should offer really good wired and wireless performance. The triple band Wi-Fi router from ASUS has even been fitted with a quad-core processor.


Synology DS1019+ Gigabit NAS Review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

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Synology has released its latest Gigabit Ethernet NAS server aimed towards the consumer market. Armed with a more powerful quad-core processor the DS1019+NAS is to set to deliver on the multimedia front as the new SoC is looking to be offering to be an excellent Plex transcoder but also adds NVME caching to speed up small file transports.


ASUS RT-AX88U (AX6000) router review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 20

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We review the hip and new ASUS RT-AX88U, this premium router is compatible with the new AX standard also labeled as WIFI 6 standard whilst retaining it's compatibility with AC and lower bands as well. The AX88U seems to be a bit of a beast alright, loaded with features it should offer really good wired and wireless performance. The triple band Wi-Fi router from ASUS has been fitted with a quad-core processor even.


Terra Master F4-220 4 bay NAS review

Networking 62 Published by Raffaele Lagattolla 3

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Today, we review the Terra Master F4-220 4 bay NAS solution. Terra Master is a company that specializes in network storage solutions. This is the first NAS unit we have received from Terra Master and, in fact, the first unit we have received from them full stop. Unless you are into the networking hardware and home server scene, Terra Master isn't necessarily a name you will have heard of.


Asustor AS4004T 10 Gigabit NAS Review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 8

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Slowly but steadily Multi Gig Ethernet is arriving into the consumer domain. ASUSTOR has released a new NAS with 10 Gigabit Ethernet for the consumer market. Armed with a dual-core processor the AS4004T NAS is to set a record or two in the consumer and SOHO NAS domain alright. Join us in a review that offers fast and furious ethernet!


Netgear XR500 router, EX8000, SX10 (10GigE) Switch review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 9

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Gaming routers are a hot topic these days, with online gaming you need your data-packets delivered as fast as possible! To cater to the gamers, Netgear now offers a 2.6Gbps capable Dual Band Wi-Fi Router. This router is fitted with a dual-core processor outputting at 1.7 GHz. It should not only offer proper WIFI ranges but also performance. MESH is the new hot topic as well, as such we'll pair the router with the EX8000 Mesh extender, meaning you can expand your WIFI range for every little gap in your house to be filled with a WIFI signal, WIFI everywhere! And you know what, this puppy looks mean as well.


ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 router +AIMesh review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 26

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We review the ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 Dual and Triple Band Wi-Fi Router from ASUS, AIMesh ready quad-core processor monster of a router was introduced last year. It offers proper WIFI ranges and performance. However recently these routers have been granted new AIMesh compatibility, meaning you can combine multiple of these puppies to start your own in-house mesh. WIFI everywhere! It's very fast, very sexy and offers incredible performance and range on both LAN and WIFI.


Asustor AS6404T NAS Review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

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Asustor is back with the next-gen Apollo Lake AS6404T NAS. The AS6404T is a strong NAS based on a new generation quad-core Celeron processor. Next to that it has been tied to 8 GB RAM memory and sure, the plethora of ASUSTOR features. The '4' in that product name means we'll be testing the 4-bay version of this quad-core processor based NAS.


Asustor AS6202T NAS Review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 4

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In this review we test the Asustor AS6202T NAS. The AS6202T is more powerful in the sense that it comes with a much stronger processor, more memory and a plethora of features. The 2 in that product name means we'll be testing the 2-bay version of this quad-core processor based NAS with 4 GB of internal RAM memory.


Thecus N4810 NAS review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 3

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We review the new Thecus N4810, a Linux based NAS unit that is price competitive while offering great performance. The four bay beast is now fitted with a quad-core Intel Celeron processor and has received an upgrade to 4GB of system memory, with the ability to upgrade. Triple four my man.


Asustor AS6208T NAS review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 1

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Today we review the Asustor AS6208T NAS. This SOHO based NAS unit offers 8 HDD bays and was designed to be the price competitive NAS unit for the small business owner and heavy consumer. The unit really is a small server offering a wide range of features from advanced RAID functionality, towards Media center output towards LAN Link Aggregation with it's four gigabit Ethernet jacks. The sky is the limit with the AS-6208T as it is plenty powerful as well.


Thecus N2810 NAS review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 2

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We review the N2810, this is a Linux based NAS unit that is price competitive while offering great performance. Armed with a dual-core Intel Celeron processor and 2GB of memory with the ability to upgrade, this unit rocks and offers a lot of value for money in a crowded NAS channel. This puppy can take 2 HDDs, has low power consumption, but most of all can be used for 1080p / 4k HTPC accelerated media playback as it has HDMI out and support for a custom version of XBMC (Kodi).


Asustor AS3204T NAS review

Networking 62 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 1

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Join us as we review the Asustor AS3204T NAS. The 4-bay NAS server was designed to be extremely price competitive with a low price, yet offering serious performance as Asustor embedded an Intel Celeron 1.60 GHz Quad-Core Processor with turbo to 2.24 GHz. Combined with 2 GB of system memory and the latest Asustor management software and app suite this product is bound to impress. The AS3204T is not only a fast file server, it's also loaded with applications and features as well. Heck you can even connect it towards your HDTV and run KODI from it.