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    HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Here ya go... Ignore CPU usasge since the RAID0 test was done with a stock E7200 and the RAID5 test was done with a 3.6ghz quad...




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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Are you kidding?

    With those speeds, I'd RAID5 a HTPC build I'm looking at putting together soon but the problem is that the case I'm looking at only has 2 HDD bays, the external 5 1/4 bays will all be used up so that's a no-go at the moment.

    Nice speeds, hey?

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Very nice, how many hard drives & what hard drives were used?

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Quote Originally Posted by Craig321 View Post
    Very nice, how many hard drives & what hard drives were used?
    I'm presuming SIM used 3 HDD's, these being either the Samsung 1Tb F1's or the Samsung 320Gb F1's. Well that's what he's been buying recently if you look in some of his threads. He'll be along soon to correct me if I'm wrong!

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    gee thats quick! i was going to just re-raid0 my 2x 200gb 7200.10's when i upgrade my pc but the performance is nowhere near that level... maybe its hdd upgrade time too

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    They are single platter 320gb F1s

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    what raid card / controller are you using?

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Something not right with the RAID 5 results as three 320GB in that RAID should be 640GB.

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    When testing RAID 5 write speed is more important.

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Quote Originally Posted by Lourdes View Post
    When testing RAID 5 write speed is more important.
    If you write more than read yes...but most of the time your reading.

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Using onboard intel matrix raid... Hardware raid would be much more impressive...

    I only made the array 200gb big, but there are 3x320gb there...

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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Test of both arrays:



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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Were you using your computer at the time?.. there's some inconsistencies with throughput. Or Vista indexing perhaps.
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    Re: HD Tach RAID0 vs RAID5 Results

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    Were you using your computer at the time?.. there's some inconsistencies with throughput. Or Vista indexing perhaps.
    I was not using computer... If I re-run the test I do get a the dips in different places... so I guess its Vista

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