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Netgear ReadyNAS 104 Four Bay Consumer NAS Review - Benchmarks - Single Client Throughput

Netgear ReadyNAS 104 Four Bay Consumer NAS Review

In the market for a low-cost networked storage solution? You may want to take a look at the Netgear ReadyNAS 104.

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Dec 18, 2013 10:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: Netgear

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


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In our single client testing, the RN104 did quite well utilizing RAID 0. Above, you can see the unit peaked at 99.4 MB/s in 2x Video Playback.


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Setting up a RAID 5 array, the RN104 showed no loss in performance coming from RAID 0. Here, we have the unit peaking once again during 2x Video Playback at 95.6 MB/s.


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RAID 10 gained a little more performance. Video Playback x2 again recorded peak results at 96.4 MB/s, though the unit did quite well throughout all testing.

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