Benchmarks: File Download Performance

The WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra 8TB is off to a good start by maxing out the gigabit network connection when downloading large files such as our 6GB ISO file.

The My Cloud EX2 Ultra 8TB demonstrates surprisingly strong performance in our game download test with a throughput of 78.5MB/s, slower than a few higher-end and considerably more expensive devices but exceptional performance for its class.

The My Cloud EX2 Ultra 8TB continued to impress with strong performance in the program download test, sustaining 38MB/s -- much faster than the DS715 and Netgear ReadyNAS RN312.