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ASUSTOR AS-302T Review

NAS manufacturers are hitting the home theater enthusiast scene pretty hard. Asustor has joined the charge and thinks they have a NAS that can steal the spotlight. They are packing as much as they can into these powerful little boxes and people are eating it up. Asustor impressed us with their AS-608T; can they keep up the good work with the AS-302T?

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Buffalo TeraStation 5400 Review

When it comes to storage, there are always those names you hear more often than others. No matter where I go, or what company I visit, there is always a Buffalo NAS being used. Buffalo has made a name for themselves with reliable network storage and because of this, their name is usually at or near the top when an organization is looking for network storage. However, in the current state of "throw everything and the kitchen sink at it" NAS market, can they keep up? Buffalo is the brand, and the TeraStation 5400 is the subject.

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Thecus N2560 Review

Recently, more NAS manufacturers have been targeting the small, but growing, home & small office NAS market. Thecus is no stranger to the enterprise NAS market, and with the introduction of the N2560 they are jockeying for the top position on your list of NAS device choices for your home. The real question is; do they have what it takes to get your attention, or more importantly; your money?

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LaCie 5big NAS Pro Review

Lately, our favorite NAS manufacturers have been hard at work trying to introduce new and exciting products to the market; LaCie is no exception. With their introduction of the LaCie 5big NAS Pro, they are bringing together an affordable storage solution with a hybrid cloud approach to address the demand for high availability cloud storage along side traditional premise based storage. LaCie claims that the 5big NAS Pro is the "go-to" solution for small business network storage needs... let's see how they fare.

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Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD Review

Some companies just have a knack for making their way into my life. My home and offices are populated with plenty of Samsung tech; I have a Samsung microwave, LED TV, Soundbar, Galaxy S3, headphones, Color Laser Printer, 2 Samsung Laptops, etc. Well, now Samsung wants to entice me with their 840 PRO Series SSD. Does Samsung's high end SSD have what it takes to unseat our current SSD choice, the OCZ Vector?

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QNAP TS-269 PRO NAS Review

It is so easy for us at C.O.D. to get carried away with storage solutions that are a bit over the top. Although there are a few of you out there that get excited about 6 bay and 8 bay NAS, the majority of people I know are more likely to look for a 2 bay or 4 bay solution for their home or small business. In an effort to fill the gap, QNAP has decided that we should take a look at their latest 2 bay NAS, the QNAP TS-269 PRO.

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SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD 128GB Review

If you are in the market for an SSD, there are a lot of options. The market is so flooded that it may become difficult to pick one. SanDisk thinks they can persuade you to choose their Ultra Plus Solid State Drive by keeping the price low, and the performance on par with drives that cost more. SanDisk brings to the table with them years of experience; they are not new to this game, but do they have what it takes to get your hard earned cache (deliberate play on words)?

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ASUSTOR AS-608T Review

Storage today has never looked better. The days of loud rackmount servers and complicated operating systems is nearly gone. Today's storage is compact and inviting and the hardware has shifted to smaller systems that house tons of storage. The operating systems have transitioned from expensive name brand products or complicated command line administration to simple web based administration that nearly anyone can use. To keep the market transformation alive, manufacturers need to satisfy our data demand as well as our need for quick and easy administration. Asustor thinks they can deliver on both fronts with the AS-608T, their newest 8 bay NAS with an intuitive IOS-like administration.

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OCZ Vector SSD Review

OCZ has had a long standing relationship with my PC's. I have had plenty of RAM, Power Supplies, and other various items in almost all of my rigs over the years. However, there hasn't been an SSD from OCZ in the lab... until now. As far as SSDs go, I am a big fan of the Crucial M4 linup; so much so that it has made its home in my regular system. Today, OCZ thinks they can sway me with their Indilinx infused Vector SSD.

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