Two USB 3.0 ports make for easy expansion.
Strong build quality.
Data redundancy capabilities.
Total capacity up to 4TB.
ARM platform limits addon availability and performance.
Management software issues.
By Macworld UK on April 09, 2013
Netgear’s ReadyNAS Duo V2 compares similarly in performance terms with Synology’s DiskStation. But it pounds it into ground beef on the build front. Macho metal grills make this an industrial looking construction. It’s too carefully...80
By GadgetSpeak on January 28, 2013
Netgear’s readyNAS duo V2 is arguably the ideal storage centre for the advanced home user or small business. Documents, images, and video files etc. can be uploaded to the readyNAS and then shared across the LAN or even remotely over the Internet....84
By uk.hardware.info on June 27, 2012
This is a really good NAS. It has an attractive and solid chassis with two USB 3.0 ports on the back, combined with user-friendly firmware. There are enough features, and you have access to add-ons for for download clients such as SABnzbd and...-
By Legion Hardware on June 11, 2012
The Netgear ReadyNAS Duo v2 was a solid performer delivering some of the best results we have seen from a $200 diskless NAS device. When compared to the Synology DS212j we were surprised to find that the ReadyNAS Duo v2 was up to 35% faster in...-
By Maximum PC on May 29, 2012
THE CPU WARS aren’t just about x86 procs, PCs, and phones. The second version of Netgear’s ReadyNAS Duo makes the move from an older Sun SPARC chip to ARM, and the transition isn’t pretty. Netgear’s ReadyNAS Duo v2 uses a...70
By Expert Reviews on May 04, 2012
Despite its custom X-RAID2 volume allocation, the ReadyNAS Duo v2 is neither the cheapest nor the fastest around...60
By PC Mag on February 23, 2012
This NAS offers impressive hardware at a good price, the ReadyNAS Duo v2 software and documentation fall short of the excellence we've come to expect from Netgear....70
By theregister.co.uk on January 18, 2012
The one thing that I can say for sure is that the Duo v2 has the potential to go from being a good Nas box to an excellent one, provided the community can catch up and bring ARM support to the vast library of add-ons that have defined the ReadyNas...80
By PC Advisor on December 14, 2011
We were very impressed with the design and performance of this versatile Netgear ReadyNAS Duo v2 two-bay NAS drive. It has an approachable interface, a key feature, even if storage veterans may have to learn a little Netgearspeak to translate familiar...90
By SlashGear on November 09, 2011
Persuading home users to invest in backup can be difficult, and so the Netgear ReadyNAS Duo v2′s sub-$200 – albeit drive-free – sets the NAS off to a good start. The company’s home user focus extends to the straightforward setup...-