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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

Benchmarks – SMB Workloads RAID 0

 

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Starting our SMB workloads, the N2810 ran right with the pack starting around 130 IOPS reaching a peak of 230 IOPS at QD128.

 

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File Server starts around 120 IOPs at QD1 and ramps rather quickly to 260 IOPs at QD16, after which we see a slight drop off.

 

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Looking the email server, we find similar performance with QD1 just a touch over 100 IOPS and peaking at 200 IOPS at QD16.

 

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Web Server scaled from 100 IOPS at QD1 to a nice 300 IOPS at QD8, after which performance was quite steady.

 

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Workstation had a better start with QD1 around 140 IOPS while scaling was a bit up and down, the N2810 peaked at 330 IOPs at QD64.

 

 

Benchmarks – SMB Workloads RAID 1

 

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Swapping over to RAID 1 Database started at 130 IOPs and ramped to 230 at QD4. From there we had a slight drop to 180 IOPS at QD8 but rebounded back to 250 IOPS at QD16.

 

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With the file server workload, the N2810 performance was quite steady to a peak of 280 IOPS at QD64.

 

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Email server was a bit crazy, starting at 110 IOPs and racing to 200 IOPs at QD4. Performance then stuttered and dropped to 140 IOPS at QD8 before mounting a comeback peaking at 290 IOPS.

 

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Moving on to Web, we find all appliances running an interesting and parallel pattern on the chart. Peak performance was around 300 IOPS from QD8 all the way past QD128.

 

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Workstation has the 2810 starting at 150 IOPS QD1 and moving up to a maximum of 350 IOPS at QD16.

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