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QNAP TS-879U-RP 10GbE NAS Server

Benchmark Reviews
22 January 2012
  • Conclusion: This is not a full review of the QNAP TS-879U-RP Turbo NAS Server. For that, please refer to the previous article from last month . This article is a follow-up, which reviews the additional performance obtained with the optional 10GbE Network Interface Card, and the performance of the unit with AES...
  • Pros: 432 / 463 MB/s best read/write performance, Driver support for 10GbE NIC was seamless, AES 256-Bit encryption throughput improved slightly, Even more performance can be had with faster drives
  • Cons: 10GbE NICS are expensive (~ $700 each)
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Overall 9
Value for money 9
Performance 10
Construction 10
Functionality 9
Appearance 9

QNAP TS-879U-RP NAS Network Storage Rack Server

Benchmark Reviews
2 January 2012
  • Conclusion: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time.
  • Pros: 117 / 121 MBps best read/write performance, System software is SOTA and continually updated, Support Apps available for multiple cloud services, Dual 10GbE NICs supported (Multiple Vendors), VMware Ready iSCSI for virtualization deployments, Online RAID Capacity Expansion and Level Migration, Hot...
  • Cons: Standard GbE interface can be a bottleneck, 10GbE NICS are expensive (~ $700 each), A few advanced capabilities will be too daunting for most SOHO users, Many consumer HDDs not suitable for RAID, and enterprise units are $$$
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