When compared to the ReadyNAS 102 and 104 that we reviewed last month we much prefer the Atom powered ReadyNAS 312, 314 and 316. The single-core 1.2GHz Marvell Armada 370 SoC just isn’t gutsy enough for use in modern NAS devices, no matter how low-end. The pairing of the gutless processor and performance robbing BTRFS file system was a bad combination for those budget NAS models.
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips