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Netgear RNDX400E

Netgear ReadyNas NVX Pioneer Edition

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An Intel processor and 1GB non-ECC Ram provide some serious grunt for the RNDX400E, as it blasted its way past other Nas devices we’ve tested. Our test PC, Windows 7 running on an Intel QX9450 with 4GB Ram with a virtual Ram drive for transfers, showed the RNDX400E is much faster than many small-business Nas drives.

Netgear RNDX400E

80Mbytes/sec read speeds are comfortably achieved in Raid 1
Longer bars are better

Netgear RNDX400E

Write speeds show a big gap between X-Raid 2 and standard Raid volumes
Longer bars are better

Netgear RNDX400E

Power consumption is pretty high with two disks, but spin down saves juice
Shorter bars are better

Netgear claims the default X-Raid 2 volume type is faster for larger sequential reads (i.e. bigger files) than Raid 5 but, with the 1GB files we tested with, Raid 0 and Raid 1 remain king. The big benefit of X-Raid 2 is extra disks can be added to the volume without the need to backup and restore existing data like you do with traditional Raid 5 arrays.

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