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Thecus N4310 Consumer NAS Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Feb 3, 2015 3:11 pm
TweakTown Rating: 84%Manufacturer: Thecus

Benchmarks - Sequential and Mixed Workloads


Our Sequential read/write workload is centered on 128K transfer sizes with a Queue Depth of eight.




Sequential results utilizing RAID 0 had the N4310 producing 57 MB/s read, followed by 50 MB/s write.




RAID 5 allowed the N4310 to bring out a bit more in our charts. Here we have 56 MB/s for read, and 46 MB/s write.




RAID 10 did quite well; read performance topped out at 61 MB/s, while write performance hovered around 46 MB/s.



Mixed Workloads




In our mixed workload testing, the Thecus did really well in RAID 0 with our workstation IOPS reaching 695, all the way down to the database touching 995 IOPS.




RAID 5 still had the N4310 producing some really good numbers. Above, we have a peak of 630 IOPS with Web Server to 261 IOPS with email server.




Switching to RAID 10, the Thecus still was able to outperform other solutions in our charts. Peak numbers came in at 727 IOPS in our database workload, while 347 IOPS in email server was the low point.

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