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GIGABYTE GR-EZI04H 4-Bay NAS Review - Benchmarks - HD Playback

A familiar name ventures into an unfamiliar market. GIGABYTE expands its horizons and enters the NAS market with a product that works well in your home or small office. Get your digital collections ready.

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Nov 30, 2012 9:34 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Benchmarks - HD Playback


HD Video Play - 720p HD stream from Windows Media Player* 256kB reads

2HD Video Play - 2x playback

4HD Video Play - 4x playback


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Most users running the GIGABYTE GR-EZI04H will choose to use RAID 5 as it gives you the best balance of data security, user capacity and performance. The GIGABYTE GR-EZI04H seems tuned for RAID 5 and RAID 6, the RAID 0 and RAID 10 performance isn't really that great, but with only four drives, most will not run RAID 10 and running RAID 0 isn't redundant.


Looking at the RAID 5 numbers towards the bottom of the chart we see the GIGABYTE NAS delivers solid performance that is comparable to that found on the Thecus N4800 also when in RAID 5.

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