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Thecus N5550 5-Bay Home NAS Review - Benchmarks - Content

Thecus rehashed a successful design for the successor to the N5500 and increased performance with a new Intel Atom processor paired with twice the amount of RAM. The new N5550 also adds advanced features, HDMI output and USB 3.0 topping that list.

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Dec 3, 2012 2:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: Thecus

Benchmarks - Content

 

Photo Album - All reads - wide distribution of sizes

Office Productivity - Reads and writes, 1kB & 4kB reads; Mostly 1kB writes

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

 

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The content creation and photo album tests are two of the most difficult tests for a NAS to perform quickly. These tests are also why we wanted to put these two units against each other for this comparison.

 

The N5550 in RAID 5, the most commonly used RAID type in smaller NAS units, outperformed the 869 Pro in RAID 5 and keeps pace in RAID 6.

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