Recently, I had the opportunity to visit a leading NAS vendor and provide some insights on how we evaluate NAS units. In particular, the talk dealt with the importance of NAS units in real-world applications and how to model them from a benchmarking perspective. Meanwhile, as the timing of this talk overlaps with some of our upcoming NAS reviews, we decided to open up the presentation to our readers as well in order to give all of you a look at some of what goes on behind the scenes here at AnandTech. We don't often get the opportunity (or time) to write much about our benchmarking selection process, so for us this is a chance to discuss a bit more about how we put together...
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Epic Games granted us a huge wish and released Epic Citadel for Android devices publicly this week, and included a benchmark inside. Getting Epic Citadel for Android and thus...52 by Brian Klug on 1/30/2013
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