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ASUSTOR AS7004T 4-Bay NAS Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | Network Storage in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Feb 25, 2015 6:50 am
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: ASUSTOR

Benchmarks - RAID 5

 

RAID 5: Block-level striping with parity data distributed across all member disks.

 

 

HD Video Playback

 

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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

 

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HD Video Record - 720p HD stream, 256kB writes

HD Video Play & Record - one playback, one record simultaneously

2x HD Video Play & 2x Record - one playback, one record simultaneously

 

 

Content Creation

 

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Photo Album - All reads - wide distribution of sizes

Office Productivity - Reads and writes - 1kB & 4kB reads; mostly 1kB writes

Content Creation - 95% writes - 1k, 4k, & little reads; writes up to 64kB

 

 

File / Directory Transfer

 

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Directory Copy From NAS - 64kB reads

Directory Copy To NAS - Predominantly 64kB writes; wide scattering under 16kB

File Copy From NAS - 4GB file copy; 64kB reads

File Copy To NAS - 64kB writes

 

 

Single Client Performance Summary

 

The ASUSTOR AS7004T shows exceptional performance, regardless of which single-client workload we throw at it. In many tests, the system delivered the highest rating in the chart featuring many products in the same class as the AS7004T. Performance has never been an issue with ASUSTOR products though; the products we've tested from this company have always performed very well.

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