Pros

  • Four USB ports for additional storage
  • Easy backup

Cons

  • Slow response when logging on remotely
  • Single-drive design lacks redundancy

At A Glance

This single-drive device provides network storage, but does so via an ungainly interface and a sluggish connection.

Manufacturer’s Description

The HP MediaSmart Server LX195 is a home server that can automatically backup and protect your digital memories, centralize your media and content for sharing with friends and family, and enables you to enjoy your digital media while at home or away.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number FL702AA
Storage
NAS Features
  • DLNA Certified
  • Print Server
  • Remote Access
  • UPnP
  • USB Extendable
  • User Access Management
  • iTunes Server
Drive size 640.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type NAS
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Yes
Included Software
Included Software
  • Twonky Media Server
  • Windows Home Server Connector
  • HP MediaSmart Server software
  • McAfee Antivirus
General Features
Bus Powered 0.0
File System(s) Supported FAT32
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • ethernet cable
  • Power cable

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested Gigabit ethernet
Performance
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 224.19
External Read - Files and Folders 178.55
External Read - Large File 99.18
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 206.68
External Write - Files and Folders 236.77
External Write - Large File 181.5
Test Version 2.0