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ASUSTOR AS5008T Review

For benchmarking the performance of iSCIS, we created an iSCSI connection to the NAS and benchmark the NAS using Intel’s IOMeter. IOMeter has to be one of the most widely used software packages for benchmarking disks. There are an endless number of ways you can build a benchmark, but we chose to limit our benchmarking to 100 percent Sequential Read and Write then 100 percent Random Read and Write. You can emulate our benchmarking by using the following configuration

‘size % of size % reads % writes % sequential % random delay burst align reply
2,097,152 100 100 0 100 0 0 1 0 0
2,097,152 100 0 100 100 0 0 1 0 0
2,097,152 100 100 0 0 100 0 1 0 0
2,097,152 100 0 100 0 100 0 1 0 0
DescriptionSeq Total IOps ReadSeq Total IOps Write
Asustor AS-5008T52.7051.04
DescriptionSeq Total MB/s ReadSeq Total MB/s Write
Asustor AS-5008T110.51107.04
DescriptionSeq Average I/O Response Time ReadSeq Average I/O Response Time Write
Asustor AS-5008T18.9719.59
DescriptionRandom Total IOps ReadRandom Total IOps Write
Asustor AS-5008T46.1433.95
DescriptionRandom Total MB/s ReadRandom Total MB/s Write
Asustor AS-5008T96.7671.19
DescriptionRandom Average I/O Response Time ReadRandom Average I/O Response Time Write
Asustor AS-5008T21.6729.46

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Exterior Features
  3. Internal Features
  4. Mobile Applications
  5. Initial Configuration
  6. Administration
  7. Administration: Continued
  8. Benchmarking: Avatar Benchmark
  9. Benchmarking: MP3 Transfer Benchmark
  10. Benchmarking: 2GB Transfer Benchmark
  11. Benchmarking: Intel NASPT
  12. Benchmarking: IOMeter
  13. Benchmarking: CrystalDiskMark
  14. Final Thoughts

About Joe DiFiglia

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