Conclusion: QNAP has come out all guns blazing with the TS-259 Pro+ Turbo NAS, and the end result is impressive. Read and write performance is excellent across the board, and QNAP's extensive feature set is second to none.
Conclusion: QNAP has designed the perfect NAS for home users. The Atom-based TS-259 Pro offers excellent performance. The unit excels in many areas such as multi-user environment, HD content transfer, and file copy.
Pros: Excellent performance, Excellent features, Runs quiet and cool, Low power consumption, Plenty of ports: 5 USB, two eSATA, and two Gigabit Lan
Cons: Only 1 USB on the front, More expensive than other 2-bay NAS units
Conclusion: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time.
Pros: 59.0/44.8 MBps best read/write performance, New v3.xx administration GUI, VMware Ready iSCSI for virtualization deployments, Online RAID Capacity Expansion and Level Migration, 2-Bay SATA hot-swap RAID storage, Dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet Controllers with teaming and failover, Pre-installed PHP+M...
Cons: SAS version for enterprise-class, 15,000 RPM drives not available, Some capabilities will be too daunting for a novice SOHO user
Conclusion: The QNAP TS-259 Pro is a powerful and useful NAS box, it’s a great choice for either home or business uses. Overall it’s not a bad product, the noise level could be a problem, but that’s only if you keep the box nearby.