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QNAP TS-669L 6-Bay NAS Review - Benchmarks - 4 HDD / RAID 6 and Single Client Wrap-up


By: | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: May 6, 2013 7:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: QNAP

Benchmarks - 4 HDD / RAID 6

 

RAID 6: Extend RAID 5 by adding an additional parity block; thus it uses block-level striping with two parity blocks distributed across all member disks.

 

 

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

 

 

Single Client Performance Wrap-up

 

While the QNAP TS-669L didn't win many of the single client performance tests, it still delivered solid performance. The tests we're most concerned with are RAID 5 and RAID 6.

 

Most users will run a redundant mode in their home or office. RAID 5 is the sweet spot for performance, but RAID 6 gives additional data redundancy, at the cost of usable capacity.

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