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TerraMaster F2 NAS 2 NAS Appliance Review - Benchmarks - Random and Sequential Workloads

TerraMaster F2 NAS 2 NAS Appliance Review
The F2 NAS 2 offers the NAS experience to the budget conscience crowd with decent file system performance and excellent build quality.
By: | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Sep 27, 2013 2:07 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: TerraMaster

Benchmarks - Random and Sequential Workloads


Our 4K Random read/write workload consists of 16 threads all at QD16, results our measured in IOPS (Input Output Operations per Second).




The TerraMaster really excelled in our workload testing, pulling in an impressive 1155 IOPS write and 407 IOPS read in RAID 0.




RAID 1 with the F2 NAS 2 was again impressive, here we have 592 IOPS write and 249 IOPS read.


Our Sequential read/write workload is centered on 1MB transfer sizes again with 16 threads and a Queue Depth of 16.




Our RAID 0 sequential workload results from the TerraMaster F2 NAS 2 had the NAS trading blows with the Thecus NAS. Here we have 121 IOPS read for the F2, slightly above the 114 from the N2560. In write testing positions switch and we have the TerraMaster NAS coming in at 58 IOPS, where the Thecus unit is capable of 98 IOPS.




Sequential testing in RAID 1 left the TerraMaster with 46 IOPS read and 42 IOPS write, well below the comparable Thecus N2560.

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