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QNAP HS-210 2-Bay Media Sharing NAS Review - Reduced in size for your living room

By: Chris Ramseyer | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Feb 13, 2014 3:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: QNAP

Benchmarks - Real World CIFS File Transfers

 

This is my new test that pushes us further away from canned benchmarks. In this test, we use Diskbench from Nodesoft to transfer individual files and directories to and from the target NAS. Diskbench records the transfer, and gives us the performance results.

 

Blu-Ray ISO Transfer - Avatar 2D 3D - 46.6 GB Transfer

MP3 Transfer - Frankie Bones Live at Get Freaky x 10 - 1.85 GB Transfer

Photo Transfer - Sample Picture from SSD Block Test x20 - 153 MB Transfer

Game Transfer - rFactor Directory - 1.62 GB Transfer

 

All of these files, other than the Avatar Blu-Ray ISO, are part of the Drives with Data Test.

 

File to NAS

 

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Our latest test for NAS products uses real files and real transfers while we measure the results. In this test, we again see similar results between RAID 1 and RAID 0. When reading data from the NAS, RAID 0 increased the Game Directory Copy performance.

File From NAS

 

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In this set of tests, we're writing data to the NAS from the host PC.

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