Without question the QNAP TS-879 Pro is a beast when configured with the right hardware. Loaded with hard drives, in our case Western Digital RE4 Enterprise drives, the TS-879 Pro is as fast as any NAS device we have tested before it using a Gigabit Ethernet connection. However drop in a 10GbE network card and the TS-879 Pro is a totally different animal.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips