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LaCie 5big NAS Pro Review - Benchmarks - 1 HDD / JBOD

LaCie 5big NAS Pro Review
Today LaCie gives existing customers a 25% write performance increase and those looking for a quality NAS something to think about. New software features round out the updated NAS 3.0 software, but the 5big stood on solid ground before it.
| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Jul 12, 2013 7:15 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: LaCie

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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