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About HollywoodX0

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  1. My current NAS is a Synology DS218 which tends to be slow if my son is streaming movies from it and I am transferring files etc. That's why I like the option for the M.2 SSD caches to help take some of the load off the hard drives and run multiple processes with less impact.
  2. Ok so I am looking to upgrade my current Synology with something that has the hardware to get my through the next few years. I use it for data backup, VPN, Plex media, and in the future going to host a website from it as well (Low traffic). With the Synology the software has been easy to use and setup wasn't complex. However from what I have read Qnap has had some difficulties in that area in the past. What do you all recommend between these two options and why? #1 - QNAP TS-473A-8G-US 4 Bay High-Speed #2 - Synology 4 bay NAS DiskStation DS920+ Both
  3. So I am hoping some of the experts on here can help me out with upgrading my home network I'm a little torn on how I want to proceed. As of right now I have the following equipment set up as per attached layout. Netgear Nighthawk AC3200 WiFi Router (R8000) = Serving as my router connected to the ISP gateway (Garage) Netgear Orbi Whole Home Mesh WiFi System with Tri-band – 2pk (RBK50) = Configured as AP's in office and great room With my ISP I have 1GB up and down for speeds and they stay pretty consistent. My house is setup with a lot of smart home features like Phil