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Western Digital Red 6TB NAS Consumer HDD Review

By: Tyler Bernath | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 21, 2014 12:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Western Digital

IOMeter - 4K Random Performance with QD

 

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In random read, the WD Red 6TB was not very impressive. As you can see, it managed just 76 IOPS at QD32.

 

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Moving to random write, we found the performance to tick up quite a bit to a chart leading 356 IOPS

 

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Read latency came in at 405ms at peak.

 

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Write latency on the other hand was quite good coming in at 89ms at QD32.

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