Pros

  • USB 3.0 ports
  • Four drive bays

Cons

  • Lacks an eSATA port
  • Mediocre write performance

At A Glance

Four bays and USB 3.0 highlight this NAS box that's shy on software features and performance, but easy on the wallet.

Manufacturer’s Description

ReadyNAS NV+ v2 was designed specifically for power users and home offices. Never before has there been available a cost-conscious network attached storage (NAS) appliance packed with robust high-end server features including Gigabit Ethernet hardware RAID system monitoring capabilities and built-in backup. The NV+ v2 couples out-of-the-box deployment and easy management with robust file serving and data redundancy. Hard Drive: 4 x 1 TB - Serial ATA/300 - Serial ATA. Data Transfer Rate: 300 MBps Serial ATA/300. Total Storage Capacity: 4 TB. RAID Levels: X-RAID2 0 1 5 JBOD. Processor: Marvell IT3107 1.60 GHz. Standard Memory: 256 MB DDR SDRAM. Interfaces/Ports: 2 x 9-pin Type A USB 3.0 - USB 1 x 4-pin Type A USB 2.0 - USB 1 x RJ-45 - Network. Network Cards: Gigabit Ethernet IEEE 802.3ab 10/100/1000Mbps RJ-45. Protocols: DHCP CIFS/SMB AFP 3.1 NFSv2 NFSv3 HTTP HTTPS FTP FTPS SSL IP WINS NTP SSH SNMP NFS RSync AFP. System Management:. Performance options. Device status. Email alerts. Event logs. Height: 8.1 . Width: 5.3 . Depth: 8.8 . Form Factor: Desktop.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.netgear.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number RND4410200NAS
Storage
Drives included 2.0
Raid type
  • JBoD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
Drive size 2000.0 GB
Drive type NAS
Case
Internal Drive Bays 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Ethernet
  • eSATA
Serial ATA eSATA

Performance

Ethernet Performance - PCWorld
Write 10GB Folder 25.9   MB per second
Read 10GB Folder 36.8   MB per second
Write 10GB File 37.0   MB per second
Read 10GB File 85.8   MB per second