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QNAP TVS-863+ NAS Review

For benchmarking the performance of iSCSI, 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
QNAP TS-879 Pro51.1453.33
Asustor AS-608T49.9150.21
QNAP TVS-863+49.4652.22
QNAP TS-879U-RP--
DescriptionSeq Total MB/s ReadSeq Total MB/s Write
Asustor AS-5008T110.51107.04
QNAP TS-879 Pro107.24111.85
Asustor AS-608T104.68105.30
QNAP TVS-863+103.72109.52
QNAP TS-879U-RP--
DescriptionSeq Average I/O Response Time ReadSeq Average I/O Response Time Write
QNAP TVS-863+20.2219.15
Asustor AS-608T20.0319.91
QNAP TS-879 Pro19.5518.75
Asustor AS-5008T18.9719.59
QNAP TS-879U-RP--
DescriptionRandom Total IOps ReadRandom Total IOps Write
QNAP TS-879 Pro48.2545.23
Asustor AS-608T46.4834.48
Asustor AS-5008T46.1433.95
QNAP TVS-863+46.0832.48
QNAP TS-879U-RP--
DescriptionRandom Total MB/s ReadRandom Total MB/s Write
QNAP TS-879 Pro101.209.86
Asustor AS-608T97.4872.31
Asustor AS-5008T96.7671.19
QNAP TVS-863+96.6368.11
QNAP TS-879U-RP--
DescriptionRandom Average I/O Response Time ReadRandom Average I/O Response Time Write
Asustor AS-5008T21.6729.46
QNAP TS-879 Pro20.7222.10
Asustor AS-608T21.5129.00
QNAP TVS-863+21.7030.79
QNAP TS-879U-RP--

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. External Features
  3. Internal Features
  4. System Setup
  5. Administration
  6. Administration (Continued)
  7. Administration (Continued)
  8. QNAP App Center
  9. Benchmarking: Transcoding
  10. Benchmarking: Avatar Benchmark
  11. Benchmarking: MP3 Transfer Benchmark
  12. Benchmarking: 2GB Transfer Benchmark
  13. Benchmarking: Intel NASPT
  14. Benchmarking: IOMeter
  15. Benchmarking: CrystalDiskMark
  16. Final Thoughts

About Joe DiFiglia

I have always had a passion for everything computing. In early 2000, I decided to take my passion to the web. Thus, C.O.D. was born. Through the years we have made many great friends at C.O.D. and hope to continue our journey for years to come.

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