My second NAS 10 years ago was a decision between Synology NAS and QNAP NAS. In the end, I chose Synology. I can’t remember the reason why. Throughout all these years, I have been sticking with Synology NAS.
Toshiba Memory has been rebranded to Kioxia since 1st October 2019.
The name Kioxia is a combination of a Japanese word ‘kioku’, which means memory, and the Greek word ‘axia,’ which stands for value.
SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Go is a dual USB drive that comes with USB-A and USB-C port.
You can use it to transfer files between your older laptop, which is still using USB-A to your newer laptop or mobile phone using USB-C.
Synology DiskStation DS920+ is the highest end 4-bay NAS of the new Synology 2020 Plus series. Other models in the series include the DS420+ (4-bay), DS720+ (2-bay), and DS220+ (2-bay).
DS920+ has an Intel Celeron J4125 with 4GB of DDR4 ram. Intel J4125 is a 4-core 2.0 GHz (burstable to 2.7 GHz) processor.
Synology DiskStation DS220j is an entry-level NAS from Synology targeting at users who wish to give Synology NAS a try or are new to the NAS world.
Ten years ago, I decided to switch to Synology DiskStation DS210j from D-Link DNS-323 and I have never looked back since.
WD Red has always been my first choice when it comes to hard drives for NAS.
But my experience with WD Red 3TB for my Synology DS918+ has been terrible.
The Crucial P1 NVMe M.2 SSD is extremely popular because it is one of the most valued for money NVMe M.2 SSD.
Unlike the addlink S70 2TB NVMe M.2 SSD which uses NVMe connector to give you speed of up to 3,500 MB/s, this SanDisk Ultra 3D 2TB SSD is slightly slower as it uses SATA III. The advertised read speed is up to 560 MB/s and write speed is up to 530 MB/s.
So I decided to build a new gaming PC. Benjamin helped me put together a list of computer parts to buy based on my budget as I have lost touch with it.
I am getting the RAM, SSD, Case Fans, and Case Fan Filter from Amazon, while the rest I might get from Dynacore next month.
WD 2TB Gaming Drive Works with PlayStation 4 Portable External Hard Drive was on sale during Black Friday 2019 on Amazon.com.
It was retailing for US$59.99 (S$82), and shipping to Singapore is an additional US$5.60 (S$8).