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Thecus N2810 Two-Bay Consumer NAS Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: May 20, 2016 5:18 pm
TweakTown Rating: 80%Manufacturer: Thecus

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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Single Client Throughput was quite good. In RAID 0, this unit stayed right with the pack. Peak performance was seen in playback and record at 113 MB/s.

 

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Changing our array to RAID 1, we see only a slight performance drop with this unit peaking at 95.4 MB/s.

 

 

Benchmarks – Sequential Workloads in RAID 0

 

Our Sequential read/write workload is centered on 128K transfer sizes.

 

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Sequential read results in RAID 0 had the Thecus unit producing 100 MB/s at QD16 and QD32.

 

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Sequential write started at 57 MB/s but ramped up to 112 MB/s at QD64.

 

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Back to RAID 1, we find the Thecus unit starting out at 76 MB/s at QD1 and ramping all the way up to 117MB/s at QD128.

 

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Write performance peaked at QD32 with 116MB/s.

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