Benchmarks: File Copy Performance

For a budget NAS device, the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra 8TB has plenty of performance to offer, this time with a throughput of 63MB/s in the single large file copy test, placing it between the DS215+ and DS214.

Again we find that the My Cloud EX2 Ultra 8TB sits between the DS215+ and DS214, along with a number of other quality NAS devices.

The My Cloud EX2 Ultra 8TB pumped out average performance in the program copy test with a throughput of 16.7MB/s, allowing it to edge out high-end two-bay models such as the DS713+.