Synology recently launched the DS415+, their first Intel Rangeley-based NAS. This 4-bay NAS, targeted towards SMBs and SOHOs, finally brings about hardware accelerated encryption capabilities to DSM in the desktop tower form factor. The Rangeley platform also provides a host of other advantages in a storage device. Read on for our review of the DS415+ to identify what Synology's DSM can do in conjunction with one of the latest Atom-based storage platform SoCs from Intel.

Western Digital SiliconEdge Blue Review: WD Enters the Consumer SSD Market

Late last year Seagate announced its first SSD, and today Western Digital is introducing its first SSD for the mainstream consumer market. We find out who makes the...

66 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/3/2010

OWC Mercury Extreme SSD - First Look at a 50GB SandForce Drive

OWC sent us its 50GB Mercury Extreme SSD based on the same SandForce controller in OCZ's Vertex LE. We try to find out if the 50GB drive is really...

74 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/26/2010

OCZ’s Vertex Limited Edition Review & SSD State of the Union

The first SandForce SF-1500 SSD has arrived in the form of OCZ's Vertex Limited Edition. Only 5,000 drives are being made with MSRPs starting at $399. We...

84 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/19/2010

Intel & Micron Announce 25nm NAND Flash Production, SSDs to get Bigger/Cheaper in Q4

Moore's law applies to more than just microprocessors. At roughly twice the density of 34nm flash, IMFT's announcement means we'll see SSD capacities double this year - without...

39 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/30/2010

OCZ's Vertex 2 Pro Preview: The Fastest MLC SSD We've Ever Tested

OCZ has been keeping an ace up its sleeve for the past few months. It's called the Vertex 2 Pro and you won't see it until next year...

102 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/31/2009

Western Digital’s Advanced Format: The 4K Sector Transition Begins

Western Digital will soon be launching the first consumer 4K sector drives, and wants to let you know how to be prepared. We take a look at what 4K...

88 by Ryan Smith on 12/18/2009

Seagate Enters the Enterprise SSD Market with Pulsar

Seagate is now throwing its hat into the ring with its first SSD: Pulsar. Unlike all of the SSDs we’ve reviewed here, Pulsar is OEM-only at the start...

53 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/7/2009

The SSD Improv: Intel & Indilinx get TRIM, Kingston Brings Intel Down to $115

New Update on TRIM fw.Intel and Indilinx SSDs now have TRIM support - we put it to the test. At the same time Kingston helps Intel bring SSDs...

166 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/17/2009

Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB: SATA 6Gb/s Performance Preview

We take Seagate's latest drive technology for a quick spin and wonder if SATA 6Gb/s technology will ever benefit desktop based hard drives.

56 by Gary Key on 10/29/2009

The SSD Relapse: Understanding and Choosing the Best SSD

The third major SSD article on AnandTech is here. We go back and try to better understand how these SSDs work, how their performance is evolving and how...

296 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/30/2009

Lab Update: The Next SSD Article, Matte vs. Glossy and Touch Screens

Early TRIM results, matte vs. glossy displays and more. Anand updates from the lab.

88 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/21/2009

Intel Forces OCZ's Hand: Indilinx Drives To Drop in Price

SSD prices come crashing down. Intel set $225 as the marker for its 80GB and the market has responded. OCZ shared its pricing strategy with us. ...

41 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/23/2009

Intel X25-M G2: Dissected and Performance Preview

The first internal pics and a full performance preview of Intel's brand new 34nm X25-M G2 SSD. This thing rocks.

93 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/22/2009

Intel's 34nm SSD Preview: Cheaper and Faster?

Today Intel announced its new 34nm SSD lineup with lower prices and better performance. While we await the arrival of our drive, we spend some time discussing the...

77 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/21/2009

The SSD Update: Vertex Gets Faster, New Indilinx Drives and Intel/MacBook Problems Resolved

Another week, another SSD update. OCZ's Vertex drive got even faster, the first non-OCZ Indilinx drives show up and some Intel issues get resolved.

77 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/30/2009

The SSD Anthology: Understanding SSDs and New Drives from OCZ

The SSD market appears to have changed a lot. Drives are cheaper, newer controllers are everywhere and there are more questions than answers as to how these SSDs perform...

236 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/18/2009

Intel X25-M SSD: Intel Delivers One of the World's Fastest Drives

Intel finally lifted the NDA on the performance of its first MLC SSD. Let's just say that after today, a Core 2 isn't the only Intel component you...

97 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/8/2008

Vigor iSURF II Hard Drive Cooling System - Keeping it Cool...

We take a quick look at Vigor Gaming's hard disk cooling system that provides a unique design which actually works.

17 by Gary Key on 7/31/2008

64GB SSD on the Desktop: Samsung and OCZ go mainstream

We provide a desktop oriented review of the new mainstream 64GB Solid State Drive from Samsung and its fraternal twin from OCZ Technology.

41 by Gary Key on 5/15/2008

Western Digital VelociRaptor- No longer just a Raptor

We provide a quick update on the WD VR150 series after receiving a new drive from Western Digital that proves this dinosaur is serious about ruling the storage world.

31 by Gary Key on 5/2/2008

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