- Good software features
- Large capacity
- Slow performance
At A Glance
Slow performance hinders this otherwise well-designed and capacious NAS box.
The LaCie 5big Network 2 offers professional, reliable, central storage for instantly storing, sharing, and backing up from any PC or Mac on your network. It features up to 10TB of storage capacity in five bays expandable with its two USB and two eSATA ports. You can also take advantage of its two Ethernet ports to do link aggregation and get twice the performance of single Gigabit Ethernet connection. Recommended for networks of up to 50 users, the 5big Network 2 is the right solution for IT environments looking for high capacity and high transfer speed rates.
|Drive size||5000.0 GB|
|Hard Drive Speed||7200.0 RPM|
|Ports and Connections|
|Internal Drive Bays||5.0|
|Ethernet Performance - PCWorld|
|Write 10GB Folder||17.4 MB per second|
|Read 10GB Folder||34.2 MB per second|
|Write 10GB File||28.6 MB per second|
|Read 10GB File||57.5 MB per second|