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LaCie 2Big 12TB Thunderbolt 2 DAS External Storage Review

By Tyler Bernath from Jul 4, 2014 @ 17:04 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: LaCie

Benchmarks - Black Magic Design Disk Speed Test

 

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Here we take a look at the 2Big Thunderbolt 2 in RAID 0. As you can see, we reached 421 MB/s read and 325 MB/s write.

 

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Moving over to RAID 1, the LaCie was capable of 203 MB/s read and 204 MB/s write.

 

Benchmarks - AJA System Test

 

All testing with AJA System Test is done with a 16GB file size.

 

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In our first test, we test 720p and RAID 0. Here we see the 2Big touching 500 MB/s read and 400 MB/s write.

 

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Over on 1080p RAID 0, we found the LaCie coming in again at 500 MB/s read at peak and 400 MB/s write.

 

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4K and RAID 0 calmed the 2Big down a little, with the unit coming in around 480 MB/s read and 380 MB/s write.

 

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Swapping the unit over to RAID 1, or "safe" as LaCie calls it, we find the unit coming in around 250 MB/s read and write.

 

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Increasing the workload to 1080p, we find the same results, though the variation tightens up a bit.

 

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4K results tighten up even more, but we still find the unit hovering around 230 MB/s read and write.

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