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Thecus N2810 2-Bay 4K Capable SMB NAS Review

Introduction Today’s review is a little bit special as I don’t just get the chance to test one of the newest NAS on the market, but also a new operating system at the same time. Thecus…

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Seagate NAS 8TB (ST8000VN0002) Hard Disk Drive Review

Introduction Just as you wouldn’t use a low-end graphics card for high-end usage, you shouldn’t use the wrong hard disk drive in your storage system either. There is a reason for every product and you should…

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PNY CS2211 XLR8 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Today’s review is a special one for me as it is the first time I get to review a PNY SSD. I got the XLR8 CS2211 2.5-inch gaming branded SSD on the test bench today…

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Tenda AC15 Dual-Band AC1900 Gigabit WiFi Router Review

Introduction Tenda might be a company that is mostly known for the entry-level products at lower speeds, but they also got some top of the line devices that easily can compete with anything else on the…

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ASUS RP-AC56 Dual-Band Wireless AC1200 Range Extender Review

Introduction When you invest in a wireless network repeater in order to increase your range and cover dead spots in your home, you can either go for a run-of-the-mill unit that provides you with the basic…

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QNAP TAS-268 QTS and Android Combo NAS Review

Introduction In today’s review, I am taking a look at a NAS that comes with a twist that we previously haven’t seen out-of-the-box. I’m talking about QNAP’s TAS-268 NAS which is a 2-bay hybrid NAS that…

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Supermicro X11SAE Workstation (Intel C236) Motherboard Review

Introduction, Specifications, and Packaging Intel recently released their Greenlow based Skylake series Xeon CPUs and it’s a pleasure to take a look at the first enterprise-grade motherboard built for these processors today. I have Supermicro’s X11SAE…

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OCZ Trion150 240GB and 480GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction OCZ introduced us to the Trion series about half a year ago and the first drive already impressed us with its performance versus value offering and now OCZ is back with the next generation of…

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Sapphire Nitro OC R9 Fury Graphics Card Review

Introduction The initial unveiling of AMD’s Fury X was eagerly anticipated due to the advent of high bandwidth memory, and potential to revolutionize the size to performance ratio of modern graphics cards. This new form of…

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Mushkin Reactor 512GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction After I recently had a look at Mushkin’s Striker SSD, it is now time to take a closer look at the Mushkin Reactor SSD and that’s just what I am doing in today’s review. Mushkin’s…

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Sapphire Launches G2A Competition on Nitro GPUs

Sapphire is one of the most reputable graphics card vendors and produces a huge range of custom cooled AMD solutions. The company has forged a reputation for manufacturing exceptional cooling apparatus which manages to tame the…

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QNAP SilentNAS HS-251+ 2-Bay Passive-Cooled NAS Review

Introduction The first NAS that I reviewed after I joined eTeknix was QNAP’s amazing HS-251 NAS, so it is a real pleasure today as I have the upgraded model in the testing area. I will take QNAP’s…

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D-Link DXE-820T Dual Port 10Gbase NIC Adapter Review

Introduction Among our recent upgrade to 10 Gbit networking here in the eTeknix review section wasn’t just the awesome 12-port smart switch that we saw a little while ago, D-Link also supplied me with a DXE-820T…

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Mushkin Striker 480GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction It has been a while since we had a closer look at Mushkin’s lineup of solid state drives which makes today’s review a little more interesting than just looking at a great perming drive. On…

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MyDigitalSSD BP5e Bullet Proof 5 Eco 240GB SSD Review

Introduction In today’s storage review, I’m taking a closer look at a solid state drive from a company that we don’t test quite as often, but it isn’t the first MyDigitalSSD drive have tested either. The…

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D-Link DIR-890 AC3200 Ultra Triple-Band Wi-Fi Router Review

Introduction When you pick the router you want to own, you can either pick an ordinary router for your setup or a great one if you want just a little more. But there is also a…

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Silicon Power Slim S70 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Continuing our reviews of the Silicon Power solid-state drives, we’ve gotten to the Slim S70, a mid-ranged performance drive in the 7mm thin Slim series perfect for notebooks as well as desktop systems. The Silicon…

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Seagate Enterprise NAS 6TB HDD Four Disk RAID Review

Introduction We’ve already had the pleasure of a single drive review of Seagate’s Enterprise NAS 6TB HDDs and today it has become time for the RAID review. Thecus provided me with five of these drives, but…

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Silicon Power Slim S55 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction I have already had the pleasure to review a few storage products from Silicon Power and today I’m having the second solid state drive of theirs on my test bench for a closer look at…

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ADATA Premier SP550 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction I’ve had the pleasure to review several new drives with triple-level-cell (TLC) NAND recently and today it is time to take a closer look at ADATA’s Premier SP550 solid state drive. The drive is equipped…

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Synology DiskStation DS416 4-bay High-Performance NAS Review

Introduction I’ve taken a look at quite a few 2-bay NAS units lately and while they already allow for an impressive 16TB raw storage, that might not be enough for everyone. Today I’m taking Synology’s DiskStation…

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SilverStone Wireless Upgrade Roundup Review

Introduction It is one thing to buy a wireless network card and set it up, but a lot of the time you can improve the performance of these cards with a few aftermarket items. Today I’m…

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Synology DiskStation DS216play 2-Bay Multimedia-Optimized NAS Review

Introduction Synology’s 2-bay play series has been very popular among users due to its great features and functionality coupled with a low asking price. Today I’m taking a closer look at the newest model in this…

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Silicon Power Slim S60 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Continuing our reviews of the Silicon Power solid-state drives, we’ve gotten to the Slim S60, a mid-ranged performance drive in the 7mm thin Slim series perfect for notebooks as well as desktop systems. The  Silicon…

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Sapphire Launches Radeon R9 Fury NITRO Graphics Card

The second high-end Radeon R9 Fury graphics card revealed by Sapphire is the Radeon R9 Fury NITRO, which is meant to replace the brand’s R9 Fury Tri-X. The main visual difference between these two cards is based…

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D-Link DXS-1210-12TC 12-Port 10GBASE-T Switch Review

Introduction As a review site, we need to keep our testing equipment above or at least on the same level as the hardware that we test in order to provide you with relevant reviews and in…

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Synology DS216se 2-Bay Entry-Level and Cloud NAS Review

Introduction I’ve reviewed quite a few high-end NAS lately and that isn’t the right match for everyone, maybe because you just have a limited budget or you just don’t need more. Today I’m taking a closer…