HD Video Play - 720p HD stream from Windows Media Player, 256kB reads
2HD Video Play - 2x playback
4HD Video Play - 4x playback
HD Video Record - 720p HD stream, 256kB writes
File Copy From NAS - 4GB file copy, 64kB reads
File Copy To NAS - 64kB writes
We start this journey with a six drive RAID 0 array on our RN626X. Playback performance is hitting 650 to 660 MB/s while record tops 770 MB/s. File copy hit 905 MB/s to and 340 MB/s from the NAS.
Moving over to RAID 5 things even out with playbacks reaching 535 to 540 MB/s and record at 411 MB/s.
On to the last test of our Single Client platform, we see 5530 to 540 MB/s on the playback tests and 400 MB/s on the record test. File Copy topped out at 742 MB/s to the NAS and 330 MB/s from the NAS.
PRICING: You can find the product discussed for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:
United States: The NETGEAR ReadyNAS 6-Bay Ultimate Performance Network Attached Storage, Diskless, 60TB Capacity, Intel Xeon 2.2GHz Quad Core Processor, 8GB RAM (RN626X00-100NES) retails for $977.75 at Amazon.
United Kingdom: The NETGEAR ReadyNAS 626X 10Gbe NAS retails for £ at Amazon UK.