Asus Home Server TS mini
Windows Home Server.
Includes ASWM, Xtor Manager and WebStorage addins.
Six USB ports and two eSATA ports.
Gigabit Ethernet NIC.
Compact and good looking design.
Includes 500GB of online storage.
Only two internal hard drive bays.
Not capable of running Windows Home Server 2011.
Takes a long time to set up.
Doesn't come with many extra features other than what Windows Home Server offers.
The server's design makes servicing its internal storage quite a task.
Case is a dust and fingerprint magnet.
By CDRLabs on February 23, 2011
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 November 09, 2010
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 September 03, 2010
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...73
By Kitguru.net on July 26, 2010
More competitive pricing or a faster controller would have helped this to score...70
By HotHardware on April 28, 2010
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 April 12, 2010
Asus' TS Mini is too slow, expensive and awkward to upgrade for us to recommend....40
By RegHardware on April 08, 2010
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...75
By SmallNetBuilder on March 30, 2010
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 March 10, 2010
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 March 09, 2010
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...80