Can a RAID 5 NAS that you make yourself outperform ready-made alternatives? Bill Meade finds out.
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Jim Buzbee found that Synology's latest disk station does just about everything that you'd want a single-drive NAS to do.
RAID Level 1 isn't as robust as RAID5, but requires only two drives and can cost significantly less. Jim Buzbee took Thecus' two-SATA drive N2100 for a spin and found a lot to like.
Intel has decided it wants to play in the SOHO/SMB NAS market and produces a first product that should get it into the game.
Manufacturers continue to play with NAS configurations in their fight for marketshare. Jim Buzbee takes a look at a D-Link NAS that aims to please with a combination of media serving, gigabit Ethernet, wireless and BYOD features.
Take the features of both the Infrant ReadyNAS 600 and X6, squeeze them into an attractive small enclosure and what do you have? The Infrant ReadyNAS NV.
Iomega's StorCenter Network Storage Drive sports a nice feature set, including a built-in UPnP AV server. But Jim Buzbee found that its file system performance while good, doesn't quite live up to the promise implied by its gigabit Ethernet port.
In the final part of Kevin Herring's series, he shows how to tame BitTorrent bandwidth use and checks out file serving performance.
In Part 2 of our series, Kevin Herring provides the how-to for installing and configuring the software you'll need for file sharing and downloading Torrents.