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Seagate PRO NAS DP6 Review

It is a given that using your NAS should be easy, and it is also a given that your NAS should perform well in serving up your files. After all, this is basically what the devices is intended for. To benchmark the NAS, we run synthetic benchmarks as well as benchmark some real world activities.

NAS Benchmarking Hardware & Methodology details hardware used & methodology for conducting benchmarks.
To see how this NAS compares to others, please visit our NAS Benchmarking Database

The following benchmarks will compare similar NAS.  The charts and graphs below, and on the following pages, will display results from competitive devices with the same number of drive bays.  To see how this NAS compares to all NAS we have tested, please visit our NAS Benchmarking Database

For testing the large file transfer speed of the NAS, we transfer a 46.6GB Blu-Ray ISO (Avatar) from the workstation to the NAS and back five times. We pipe the transfer speeds during the benchmark to a .csv file for charting. For more on our Avatar Benchmark please see our Benchmarking application: COD Benchmarking Utility

DescriptionCopy To NAS (MB/s)Copy From NAS (MB/s)
Seagate DP6108.01106.40
C.O.D. CODNAS-20695.1295.95
QNAP TS-669 PRO93.5173.68

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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