Depending on a lot of factors, it may not matter.Le Big Mac said:I've been looking around for an NAS. It seems that all of them have USB 2 and none has firewire for adding extra drives.
1) Should I care that it's USB2, not Firewire?
To save money.2) Why does NAS have only USB2 and not firewire?
That is a tough question.FireArse said:I know a bit on NAS and Linux shares, but do you know what would be quicker - an old 522MHz AMD k6/2, 320MB RAM with 1Gb ethernet card running Linux (internal HDD and samba) or a NAS unit with 1Gb ethernet?