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Akitio MyCloud Duo NAS Review - Benchmarks - File Transfers

NAS technology has taken to the web. Now you can let your portable devices be portable beyond the home network.

By: | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: May 9, 2012 1:48 pm
TweakTown Rating: 52%Manufacturer: Akitio

File Transfers

 

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Transferring files to the MyCloud Duo takes place at just under 15MB/s. We were able to transfer DVD size files easily and without issue but...

 

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Transferring any Blu-Ray ISO to the MyCloud Duo resulted in the NAS dropping off the network. It didn't matter what Blu-Ray ISO we tried or from what source.

 

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To check our configuration we swapped cables around and used our house server on the cable / port that the Akitio was on. The result was a nice steady transfer that held a steady 100 to 110MB/s. These are true gigabit Ethernet speeds and the Akitio MyCloud Duo only gives you around 10% of that performance, when it actually works properly.

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