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Buffalo TeraStation 1200 4TB Consumer NAS Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Oct 31, 2014 4:54 am
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TweakTown Rating: 87%Manufacturer: Buffalo

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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Starting off with RAID 0 results: the TeraStation 1200 did remarkably well. HD Video Playback came in at 80.5 MB/s, while peak results were 87 MB/s during 4x Playback.

 

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Moving over to RAID 1, results nearly topped the charts. Peak numbers came in at 74.5 MB/s during 2x playback, while video record and file copy to the NAS came in at 44.3 and 42.3 MB/s, respectively.

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