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Thecus N5810 Consumer NAS Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Apr 28, 2016 1:16 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: Thecus

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 out with our testing, we have for comparison a full complement of NAS solutions. These include the Pro model of the N5810 along with competing solutions from QNAP, ASUSTOR, and Synology. For these and most charts, the N5810 uses a teal green color. Starting with RAID 0 with four drives, the Thecus unit did quite well in Playback and Record at 122.3 MB/s and File Copy at 122 MB/s.

 

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RAID 5 showed the 5810 producing some solid performance with several tests showing over 120 MB/s.

 

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Next, we have the N5810 in RAID 10, where I found it to product near 110 MB/s. Playback was among the lowest results we have received at 68 MB/s and that also matched the File Copy from results as well.

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