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QNAP TVS-473 SMB NAS (Tested at 10Gbps) Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Aug 8, 2017 4:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: QNAP

Benchmarks - Sequential and Mixed Workloads


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




Sequential read, in RAID 0 topped out a touch under 800 MB/s. Write performance was slightly lower starting at 240 MB/s and increasing up to a peak of 663 MB/s.





RAID 5 we see similar results with read performance peaking around 780 MB/s while write performance stumbles around 200 MB/s with peaks at QD64 at 440 MB/s.




Write performance for RAID 6 was quite consistent around 200 MB/s while read performance looked strong from QD4 through QD128.



Mixed Workloads




Starting off our workload performance testing, we see RAID 0 push database upwards of 50K IOPS for the QNAP while RAID 5 and 6 see 20K and 15K IOPS, respectively.




File Server continues the tremendous performance of the TVS-473. RAID 0 and 5 showing nearly the same performance at 43K and 41K IOPS with RAID 6 showing 20K IOPS.




Email Server peaks at 44K IOPS for the 473, while we see lower performance for RAID 5 and RAID 6, 16K and 13K respectively.




Web Server gives us interesting results with all three arrays performing exceptionally well. Here we have 35 K IOPS for RAID 0 and 5 with RAID 6 peaking near 37K IOPS.




Workstation topped 50K IOPS in RAID 0 and not far behind we see RAID 5 around 48K IOPS. RAID 6 finishes our testing at 28K IOPS.

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