Conclusion: For an enterprise NAS, the TS-809 Pro delivers exceptional performance of 80MB/s read and 180 MB/s write transfer rate in the Iozone tests. What is more impressive is its consistent performance across different RAID configurations.
Summary: In terms of performance, the TS-809 Pro Turbo didn't just meet our expectations, it crushed them. The throughput was incredible and its sustained transfer speeds of over 100MB/s meant this device is in a class of its own, even when compared to Synology's highest performance SOHO NAS devices like the...
Conclusion: Benchmark Reviews believes that manufacturers should be educating consumers with their product packaging, so they can make the most informed decision possible before they make the purchase. This is why we rate the retail package presentation.
Pros: 62.5/76.9 MBps single-disk read/write performance, Built-in iSCSI Target Service, AES 256-bit Volume-based Encryption, Online RAID Capacity Expansion and Level Migration, 8-Bay hot-swap SATA storage up to 18TB, Dual Gigabit Ethernet NICs offer teaming and failover safety, Pre-installed PHP+MySQL ...
Cons: Lacks eSATA device connectivity, Packaged with obsolete CAT-5e Ethernet patch cables, Jumbo Frame functionality not available, Integrated PSU could cause trouble if replacement is needed out of warranty, High-stress applications cause higher operating temperatures, Lacks ZFS file system support
QNAP TS-439 Pro and TS-809 Pro Turbo NAS - Reviewed
23 July 2009
Summary: Whilst pricing seems to be higher than many of the other NAS units we've reviewed, the feature set and quality of these Pro units sets them apart from the pack.
Because of this and their supreme performance, coupled with a sublime user interface, we have no hesitation to award both units our highest...
Excerpt: Well, after reviewing another QNAP product I can honestly say they haven’t let me down yet. If several terabytes of storage and a ton of features are what you need, than the TS-809 Pro NAS will have your business network covered both now and in the future.