LSI MegaRAID SAS/SATA 9265-8i – Passmark Cont’d and PCMark Vantage

DATABASE WORKSTATION PCMARK VANTAGE HDD SUITE In PCMark Vantage the data simply cannot be manipulated, and a result is provided based on the transfer speeds observed in eight simulated user activities. This is also a widely accepted opinion held by many reviewers and storage enthusiasts. Through Vantage, the user gains large benefits in the write-back feature of the  RAID card …

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LSI MegaRAID SAS/SATA 9265-8i – Conclusions

For an enterprise situation the 9265-8i is an absolute winner. The sheer power of both the IOPS and throughput of the RAID controller are, quite simply, unmatched. The IOPS are 4x that of the nearest competitor, and the card boasts a 67 percent improvement in streaming writes. With the ability of this card to replace several other cards, the savings …

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ASUS GeForce GTX 590 3GB

Just below that is an innocent looking GeForce logo, and while at first it seems a fairly standard decal, to our surprise when first powering  the card we were greeted with a sleek illuminated GeForce logo. This is  also used to indicate any issues with the power connections. This  illuminated logo was something that was photographed last year before the GTX 580 launch, …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 Gemini Video Card @ Benchmark Reviews

Designed around their flagship GeForce GTX 580 video card, they’ve combined two titanic graphics processors into a package roughly the same size, and still manage to produce the quietest dual-GPU video card ever made. With 512 CUDA cores each, two independent NVIDIA GF110 GPUs join to deliver 1024 total cores of graphical processing power. There are six 64-bit memory controllers …

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LSI MegaRAID SAS/SATA 9265-8i – Initial Testing

ATTO Disk Benchmark V.2.46 ATTO Disk Benchmark is the quickest and simplest method to determine transfer speeds and utilizes the same test methodology as manufacturers in arriving at performance results.  It simply measures raw sequential transfer speeds for both read and write access at various transfer sizes, producing a very easily understood result. Here we can see the controller using …

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Crucial M4 256GB SATA 3 SSD Review – ATTO and AS SSD BenchMarks

ATTO Disk Benchmark V. 2.46 ATTO Disk Benchmark is the quickest and simplest method to determine transfer speeds and utilizes the same test methodology as manufacturers in arriving at performance results.  It simply measures raw sequential transfer speeds for both read and write access at various transfer sizes and produces a very easily understood result.  These results fall in line …

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Crucial M4 256GB SATA 3 SSD Review – HDTune Pro

HDTune Pro V. 4.6 – Benchmark HDTune seems to push the sequential read just a bit higher with an average of 517MB/s but the best thing we see in this graph is the graph line itself which is the smoothest we have seen in any test previously.  We believe that this line affords a logical idea of how stable the …

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