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Western Digital Red 6TB NAS HDD RAID Report - Benchmarks - Sequential Performance & Latency

Western Digital Red 6TB NAS HDD RAID Report
Today we give you a look at the performance of Western Digital's Red 6TB NAS HDDs in various RAID modes in this hard drive RAID Report by Tyler. (NASDAQ:WDC)
By: | RAID in Storage | Posted: Aug 19, 2014 2:12 pm

IOMeter - Sequential Performance with QD

 

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Sequential read for the four-drive RAID 0 came in at 689 MB/s, topping the chart. RAID 5 and 10 came in at 352 MB/s and 331 MB/s, respectively.

 

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Moving over to sequential write, we found the four-drive RAID 0 at 677 MB/s, while the RAID 5 landed at 350 MB/s, and our RAID 10 array peaked at 342 MB/s at QD32.

 

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Read latency for the four-drive RAID 0 topped the chart at 23ms, while the RAID 5 came in at 11ms. The RAID 10 array came in just above the RAID 5 at 12ms.

 

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Write latency was quite similar to the read latency with the four-drive RAID 0 landing at 23ms. The RAID 5 and 10 arrays came in at 11ms and 12ms, respectively.

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