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Seagate PRO NAS DP6 Review

Seagate fine job of limiting access to the internal components.  There is a nice mix of Torx and Phillips Head to make it just annoying enough that you may not crack her open.  There is no security tape and no indication that the internal memory is upgradeable or inaccessible for that matter.


Once the Torx are removed, the noctua fan presents itself.  I am happily surprised that Seagate chose a name brand fan instead of a $0.23 fan from alibaba.com.


The system board is relatively easy to access.  The cover can be removed with just a few screws and the system memory is front and center.


The NAS uses Trancend DDR3L ram rated at 1.35V, sports timing of 11-11-11, is 512Mx8 bit, and moves data at a rate of 1600Mbps.


Passive cooling is all that is required to keep the Intel 1.7Ghz dual-core CPU cool, calm, and collected.


The motherboard features a PHISON PS2251-03 micro-controller.

  •  Support USB 3.0 interface
  • Backward complies with USB 2.0 & 1.1 host interface specification
  • Built-in enhanced of ECC circuit (the BCH)
  • Integrated 8051 compatible 8-bit microprocessor
  • Support Super Speed ​​(5Gb / s)
  • Support High Speed ​​(480Mb / s), Full Speed ​​(12Mb / s)


System information is collected by an ite it8732F


Ethernet is handled by a pair of Intel Ethernet Controllers (I211-AT) capable of transmitting data at 1 GbE, supports Jumbo Frames, and IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Exterior Features
  3. Interior Features
  4. System Setup
  5. Administration
  6. Other OS Features
  7. Benchmarking: Avatar Benchmark
  8. Benchmarking: MP3 Transfer Benchmark
  9. Benchmarking: 2GB Transfer Benchmark
  10. Benchmarking: Intel NASPT
  11. Benchmarking: IOMeter
  12. Benchmarking: CrystalDiskMark
  13. 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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