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QNAP Launches new TS-253E and TS-453E NAS with long-term support

QNAP today announced the launch of the new TS-253E and TS-453E network-attached storage. The new two and four-bay NAS are available with Intel Celeron J6412 processors, dual 2.5Gb networking, and M.2 PCIe SSD slots. If you’re looking for a server to run Plex or some other streaming service, these may well just be what you’re searching for.

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QNAP Launches QuTS-powered TS-hx87XU-RP NAS with Intel Xeon E

QNAP announced four new NAS running the company’s QuTS operating system. The new QNAP TS-hx87XU-RP range of NAS comes with up to 30 drive bays in up to a 4U rackmount form factor. Sporting Intel E-2300 series processors, these NAS enclosures are able to be kitted out with 10Gb and multi-2.5Gb connections for rapid data transfer.

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QNAP releases QTS 5.0.1 OS update

QNAP rolled out an update for its QTS operating system, bringing the software up to version 5.0.1. Included in this release are some notable new features and improvements, further cementing QTS as one of the more polished solutions out there for NAS enclosures. We’re going to take a look at what’s new and how you can go about installing the update.

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QNAP launches new TS-x64 NAS with Intel Celeron processors

QNAP announced the availability of two new NAS enclosures. The new QNAP TS-464 and TS-664 have four and six drive bays, respectively. They’re designed for professionals and office use with high-speed network demands. There’s a mixture of 10Gb and 5Gb connectivity, as well as HDMI output, M.2 slots, and more.

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How to create a user account on Synology NAS

Synology NAS enclosures allow the addition of countless user accounts, which make them ideal for busy households and/or bustling offices. It’s easy to create a user account on a NAS and this guide will show you precisely how, as well as set up limitations, and more.

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How to replace a drive in Synology NAS

Drives do not last forever, including those specifically designed for network-attached storage (NAS). If you somehow come across a dead drive inside your Synology NAS, there are some things you should consider and steps to take to replace it without losing data.

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How to disable system sounds on Synology NAS

BEEP BEEP BEEP. That’s not what you want to hear with your Synology NAS. An enclosure running DiskStation Manager will sound an alert if something serious has been detected by the OS. This can include issues with a drive or volume. Here’s what they could mean and how to disable them.

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How to check disk space on Synology NAS

It’s easy to keep track of what space you have available on a Synology NAS. The quickest method is to use the Storage Manager through the Synology web UI. This guide will run you through how to check free space, as well as perform some handy tasks.

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QNAP’s new TVS-hx74 NAS support up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 CPU

QNAP is finally following TerraMaster and ASUSTOR in launching new Intel-powered NAS for serious NAS fans. The QNAP TS-hx74 series includes the QNAP TVS-h474, TVS-h674, and finally the TVS-h874. If you’ve been holding out for an Intel-powered NAS to run Plex Media Server and prefer QNAP’s enclosure configuration with HDMI ports and powerful internals, this refreshed series will be right up your street.

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How to reset the admin password on Synology NAS

We’ve all been there. You’ve fired up your Synology NAS and have seemingly forgotten the administrator password. Oops! Luckily, not all is lost as Synology makes it easy to reset the admin password for the account. This guide will run you through all the necessary steps to get back up and running.

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