Asus Home Server TS mini

  • Asus Home Server TS mini
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Based on 10 scores, 15 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Windows Home Server.
  • Good performance.
  • Includes ASWM, Xtor Manager and WebStorage addins.

Cons:

  • Only two internal hard drive bays.
  • Not capable of running Windows Home Server 2011.

Expert reviews and ratings

By CDRLabs on -

The ASUS TS mini is a great choice for anyone looking for an entry-level Windows Home Server. The unit is good looking, well constructed and is small enough that it won't take up a lot of room under a desk. On the inside, the TS mini is powered by...

By X-bit Labs on -

Now we are going to answer the questions we asked in the Introduction. What about Windows Home Server? Based on Windows Server 2003, this operating system doesn't differ from its ancestor much. The only formal difference is that it comes with a set...

By cnet on 73

The Asus TS Mini is a fast and easy-to-use NAS server for home networking. However, it could be frustrating and time-consuming if you want to service its internal...

By Kitguru.net on 70

More competitive pricing or a faster controller would have helped this to score...

By HotHardware on -

The TS mini targets home users who are looking for a simple and easy way to share files between household computers, back up PCs, and access content remotely. Given that this box is designed to be used by people who may or may not have experience...

By Expert Reviews on 40

Asus' TS Mini is too slow, expensive and awkward to upgrade for us to recommend....

By RegHardware on 75

You may want to think twice before filling a small room with TS Minis in an attempt to run your own data centre, but it certainly is highly recommended as a home media server. Windows Home Server may be too restrictive for the hardcore Nas boxer, but...

By SmallNetBuilder on -

Dual-bay WHS NAS with lots of USB and two eSATA ports, running on Atom N280 and with local and cloud backup...

By TweakNews on -

I have to admit, I was skeptical going into a home server review. I figured somewhere along the way I would find a glitch or some kind of incompatibility with my network setup. However, I was pleasantly surprised when I had a stable, quiet server up...

By PC Advisor on 80

The Asus Home Server TS mini's performance shows that not all Windows-based NAS devices are slow. The impressive online storage platform and external hard drive manager also make it a better choice than similarly capable alternatives, although the...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

ASUS’ TS mini Home Server won’t suit a Mac-centric home set-up, but its online storage platform and file transfer performance make it a reasonably priced choice for streaming media and backing up Windows PCs....

By Bit-tech.net on 50

Overall, Asus's Home Server TS Mini is a disappointment. The hardware's makes adding or replacing a hard disk more difficult than it has to be. Asus' WHS plug-ins don't add much value either, although these can always be updated in...

By PC Pro on 83

It lacks polish, but the mini is an affordable and practical choice to serve any home...

International Review By Datatid on 60

Der er, som navnet antyder, tale om en server, men i stedet for en stor, larmende og strøm- og kølekrævende slags som større virksomheder har, ja, så er der tale om en forholdsvis lille stand alone enhed. I praksis er en server...

International Review By Magnus.de on 100

Der Asus TS mini lässt sich zwar nicht intern um weitere Platten erweitern, dafür ist der mit 370 Euro günstige Home Server aber beim Datentransfer außerordentlich schnell. Ein Plus ist auch der 500 GByte große Webspeicher im...