• Supports 3TB drives
  • Good software features


  • Weak interface
  • Poorly designed drive trays
  • Slow write performance

At A Glance

Priced more aggressively, this decent 4-bay NAS enclosure might compete--as it stands, it's deep in the shadow of the competition.

Manufacturer’s Description

Consolidate your digital media into a single storage location with the Patriot Memory Javelin S4 Media Server. The Javelin S4 is the perfect media server to safely store and distribute all of your digital audio, video and images media via your home network or across the Internet to friends and family. Form and function is what makes the Javelin S4 the perfect digital media hub. With room to accommodate four 3.5-inch hard drives and additional external expansion via USB 2.0 and eSATA ports, the Javelin S4 can pack up to 12TB of storage capacity into a small form factor chassis. A customized operating system delivers superior serving capabilities to the Javelin S4, as well as allowing you to manage multiple users with differing levels of access.

The Specs

Part Number PCNASJV35S4