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QNAP TS-231P Two-Bay SOHO NAS Reviewed

Discussion in 'QNAP' started by thiggins, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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  3. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Part of the Furniture

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    Thumbs up - the Alpine is turning out to be a really nice chip ;)
     
  4. garnikg

    garnikg Occasional Visitor

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    thanks for the review. I got the unit and noticing slow USB3-HDD to NAS-HDD write speeds. When I attach MyPassport HDD to laptop and copy a file to NAS, I get ~70MB/s. When I attach MyPassport to NAS USB3 port - speeds are <<10MB/s. Is this expected? Does review chart cover this speed?
     
  5. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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    The benchmarks include backup throughput tests for FAT, EXT3 and NTFS formatted USB drives.

    These benchmarks use the QNAP's backup utility. How are you measuring the attached drive throughput?
     
  6. garnikg

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    I access file system from Laptop, both NAS and USB3 connected drives are visible. Then I copy file from USB3 drive to NAS drive. i.e. from \\gNAS\USBDisk1\fileA to \\gNAS\
     
  7. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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    That means you are moving the file from the USB drive, to your computer, then back to the NAS.

    Use the built-in backup utility or File Manager
     
  8. garnikg

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    ah, silly me! 96.6MB/s with NAS's built in file manager. thanks very much!
     
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