Summary: The Plextor PX-NAS2 gives users a taste of what a NAS server could be, but then falls shorts of expectations in all categories, especially performance.
Pros: The Plextor PX-NAS2 is simple, relatively affordable, and offers both RAID 0 and RAID 1.
Cons: The Plextor PX-NAS2's performance is abysmal. Its Web interface is sluggish, and crucial information in its setup instructions is incorrect. The NAS server is noisy, lacks features, and has a poor hard-drive-bay design.
Conclusion: Let us summarize the most important positive and negative points below: The Plextor PX-NAS2 is a well built and offers a lot of extra features, such as an FTP server or a torrent machine. It also comes with a good software package and as we expect from Plextor an excellent warranty (collect and return). It very easy to setup, and you don’t need to have any special knowledge on NAS or networking.
Pros: Quiet, Very easy to setup, Stylish design, Pre-Configured in RAID1, Good software and documentation, Very good build quality.
Cons: Slow speeds even on 1Gbit networks., Slow boot