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This review is from: Netgear ProSafe 8-Port Gigabit VPN Firewall - 9 Port - 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet - DES, 3DES, RSA, AES (256-bit), SHA-1, MD5 - 9 x RJ-45 - Manageable - AC Adapter - Desktop
Pros: The feature set is reasonably complete. 8 LAN ports, VLANs, VPNs, ...
Cons: The device locks up about once a day. A power cycle restores everything. The GUI is slow to the point of being painful. A parameter change may take up to a minute to refresh the screen.
Other Thoughts: Netgear used to be my goto company for network gear a decade ago. No longer is that the case.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: ECC memory, LGA-1150 processor selection, number of SATA ports
Cons: memory should be from QVL
Other Thoughts: I initially tried Kingston KVR16LE11/8I, which matched specs list on the motherboard, but the motherboard would only post with memory in the B1 slot and nothing in the A1 slot. I then tried KVR16E11/8, which is on the QVL, and everything now works great. It is an awesome FreeNAS system.READ FULL REVIEW