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Thecus N4560 Four-Bay Consumer NAS Review - Benchmarks - Single Client Throughput

Thecus N4560 Four-Bay Consumer NAS Review
Need more affordable SOHO storage? Thecus has you covered with the new N4560 appliance. Let's check it out now.
| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Nov 22, 2013 3:04 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Thecus

Benchmarks - Single Client Throughput

 

Workload

 

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

 

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In our single client testing, the N4560 did quite well utilizing RAID 0. Above, we have a peak of 123.4 MB/s during file copy to the NAS and 73.4 MB/s from the NAS.

 

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Setting up a RAID 5 array, the N4560 showed almost no loss in single client performance. Peak rates were achieved in HD Video Record and file copy to the NAS.

 

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RAID 10 again showed no loss in performance, in fact, we gained additional performance in this scenario. Peak rates were achieved in file copy to the NAS at 127 MB/s.

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