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TerraMaster F2 NAS 2 NAS Appliance Review - Benchmarks - Power Consumption and Acoustics

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.

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Sep 27, 2013 2:07 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%      Manufacturer: TerraMaster

Benchmarks - Power Consumption and Acoustics

 

Our power consumption testing involves running the power supply from the NAS through the output on our Kill-A-Watt meter. Results are recorded at several intervals including idle, peak and after the drives enter standby.

 

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Power consumption of the F2 NAS 2 was refreshing to say the least. Here we found the NAS to reach a peak of 21 watts during testing, with an average of 17 watts idle and 14 watts after the drives entered standby.

 

Acoustics are measured from a distance of one foot with our IEC Type II Sound Level Meter.

 

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Acoustics came in with an idle 33.7 dBA and 36.3 dBA at its peak.

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