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Asustor AS-604T 4-Bay NAS Review - Benchmarks - 1 HDD / JBOD

Asustor AS-604T 4-Bay NAS Review

Asustor hit the market in late 2012 with several models that fit into each of the key NAS categories - today Chris looks at the 4-bay AS-604T unit, and fully puts it through its paces.

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Apr 23, 2013 3:16 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Asustor

Benchmarks - 1 HDD / JBOD

 

JBOD: A single or combined multiple drives and capacities linked together to form a single drive.

Note - No Data Redundancy

 

 

HD Video Playback

 

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

2HD Video Play - 2x playback

4HD Video Play - 4x playback

 

 

HD Video Record

 

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HD Video Record - 720p HD stream, 256kB writes

HD Video Play & Record - 1 playback, 1 record simultaneously

2x HD Video Play & 2x Record - 2 playback, 2 record simultaneously

 

 

Content Creation

 

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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

 

 

File / Directory Transfer

 

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Directory Copy From NAS - 64kB reads

Directory Copy To NAS - Predominantly 64kB writes, wide scattering under 16kB

File Copy From NAS - 4GB file copy, 64kB reads

File Copy To NAS - 64kB writes

 

One of the easiest ways to start with a NAS is to purchase your NAS and use an existing drive until more HDDs are purchased.

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