Pros

  • 4 easy access drive bays
  • Fastest box we've tested to date

Cons

  • Requires local software to configure

Manufacturer’s Description

The HP EX495 MediaSmart Server is the all-in-one solution to manage your media: a home server that can automatically backup and protect your digital memories, centralize your media and content for sharing with family and friends and enable you to enjoy your digital media while at home or away.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number FL705AA
Storage
NAS Features
  • DLNA Certified
  • Print Server
  • Remote Access
  • UPnP
  • USB Extendable
  • User Access Management
  • iTunes Server
Drive size 1500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type NAS
General Features
Bus Powered 0.0
File System(s) Supported FAT32
General
Buffer Size 32.0 MB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • External SATA-300
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • USB 2.0
Serial ATA External SATA-300
USB 2.0 Yes

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested Gigabit ethernet
Performance
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 162.63
External Read - Files and Folders 166.62
External Read - Large File 83.51
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 184.36
External Write - Files and Folders 214.03
External Write - Large File 176.37
Test Version 2.0