12-18-2010 09:45 AM
I'm a total newbie here so be kind, I recently purchased a BA NAS 400, and populated it with 3 ST32000542AS 2TB 5900rpm Barracuda LP drives. Anyway, I've got it all set up and now I'm trying to transfer all my files to the server so I can have them all in one location. However, the speed over my gigabit network (all computers, router, and switches have gigabit NIC's) seems to be appallingly slow when transferring from a wired PC to the NAS, I get max about 13.5MB/second rate according to Windows (Win7, 64bit HomePremium install). Any ideas on how to boost the speed of transfers or were my expectations for a lightning fast ethernet network nothing more than a pipe dream????
Network configuration, DSL ISP, 6Mb package, D-Link 655 Xtreme "N" gigabit router, D-Link DGS-2208
8 port desktop gigabit switch, DHCP through out.
Any suggestions would be very much appreciated!
12-18-2010 11:13 AM - edited 12-18-2010 11:16 AM
There are known compatibility issues with D-Link Routers and the Blackarmor NAS devices.
It has been suggested that turning off the Routers Qos Feature may improve the network speeds you're seeing.
See thread Here read RAsg's reply
12-24-2010 02:51 AM
I updated the firmware on the router, disabled the QOS engine even tweaked a few other settings, the BA NAS has 3 ST35000542AS 2TB 5900rpm drives (Raid 5) with the CC35 firmware, plus I updated the firmware on the BA unit too, still across the network, I'm barely getting 14MB/s rate. I can stream video across the network to my HTPC just fine, no delays or stuttering, but Windows keeps reporting on file transfers this dismally low number. I expected when I got this that it would speed things up for me. I really don't want to replace the router/switch just because of the brand. Any settings or tweaks on the BA I'm missing? I appreciate any help for this newb here!
Thanks in advance!