We no longer have access to 4 identical drives so took a trip to a data center nearby name withheld to avoid getting our friends in trouble where a server using a 4-disk RAID0 array on an SX was in operation. Now for a 2-disk RAID0 array. Testbed and test methodology The card also has a lot of exciting features. The SX is a new step for Promise in a lot of ways. Intel Sandy Bridge Processors. The array shows under disk drives as a Promise Array.
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Server performance 1 The component that I was proud of the most in this server was a Promise….
Now for a 2-disk RAID0 array. We can see that 16K is the best stripe set we can confirm this with many more tests but we’ll spare our readers the gory details and we will stick with this.
Comparison of nine Serial ATA RAID 5 adapters
The read speed goes up approximately double while the write speed goes down slightly. Access times and sequential transfer rates For this review Windows Server is used. All fasttral are the property of their respective owners. This gives us a reading over the whole array and not just snapshots.
Promise FastTrak SX Specs – CNET
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On to the card: Volg tweakers Like Tweakers Rss-feeds. Now this suffering is over, the Promise FastTrak S SX4 with its price sx0400 euro without memoryis once more an attractive solution for budget-aware users. Bestel ticket 35,2K 77,5K. Unfortunately Promise doesn’t fulfill this last condition. Also included are two power splitter cables in the assumption that the card was obtained to make use of all 4 channels otherwise why not have bought the cheaper TX?
Performance with 4 drives was superb with sustained rates averaging about 3 times that of the single drive graph above. Cooler Master Storm Enforcer Case This seems consistent with other RAID controllers. Then there were issues of very slow performance with drives above GB but this was fixed with a firmware update. The latest drivers from Promise’s web site were used.
Promise FastTrak SX 4000 256 MB PCI ATA RAID 5 IDE Ultra Controller Card 0116 00
A source code driver for Linux is not available. How about a 64K stripe size? Testbed and test methodology Test objective and test field 3. Silent Power Supplies Reviewed. The BIOS interface is dead easy, and arrays can be deleted and created with no delay or wait time. Promise provides a user-friendly management tool for Windows environments.
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But as usual I digress. Write-thru and degraded array performance