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Proware EPICa Series EN-T800 SAS NAS - Benchmarks - Content

Proware brings an industrial feel to the NAS market, but can this product that is built like a tank keep up with the big boys in data transfer rates?

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: May 18, 2010 1:25 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%      Manufacturer: Proware

Benchmarks - Content

 

Photo Album - All reads - wide distribution of sizes

 

Office Productivity -

 

Content Creation - 95% writes; 1k, 4k & little reads; Writes up to 64kB

 

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The Photo Album and Content Creation tests are very difficult for NAS servers since they involve many small files. If you have ever wondered why we pay so much attention to the 4K write speeds in our HDD tests, the creation of content like image files use many of these small writes.

 

Here we see that the Photo Album Test really has done a number on the Proware EN-T800. It is safe to say that the processor had quite a bit to do with the slow reading and writing of the data, but caching algorithms also play a large role.

 

The Office Productivity and Content Creation tests were another story. In those tests we see the EN-T800 doing very well, but not as well as the Thecus.

 

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