Benchmarks - Single Client Throughput
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 - 720p HD stream, 256kB writes
File Copy From NAS - 4GB file copy, 64kB reads
File Copy To NAS - 64kB writes
Above, we have the results from our RAID 0 testing. Here we see the LinkStation 420 excel in every aspect. 4x HD Video Playback came in at 103 MB/s, with both file copy operations above 89 MB/s.
RAID 1 performance was equally impressive, and again quicker than other comparable systems in our testing. Here we have HD Video playback at 66.7 MB/s, with file copy operations coming in at 84.4 MB/s to the NAS and 69.2 MB/s from the NAS.