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LSI MegaRAID 9260-8i Review – ATTO Disk BenchMarks

AS SSD BENCHMARK V.1.5   IOPS   . . . . . . . ATTO DISK BENCHMARK V.2.46 We couldn’t resist but to comment about the ATTO score because these, typically, are where you are going to see manufacturers drawing their specifications from.  Its a quick and easy method of simply testing a set length at different transfer sizes of raw …

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LSI MegaRAID 9260-8i Review – HDTune Pro

HDTUNE PRO V.4.60 BENCH HDTUNE PRO V.4.60 FILE BENCH   PG 1 – Introduction & Physical Composition PG2 – Test Protocol & Bench Configuration Pg3 – Premium Add-Ons Pg4 – ATTO Disk Benchmark PG5 – HDTune Pro Benchmarks PG-6  PCMark Vantage Comparisons & Conclusions JOIN THE FORUM DISCUSSION!!

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LSI MegaRAID 9260-8i Review – PCMark Vantage and Conclusions

The SSD Review uses benchmark software called PCMark Vantage x64 HDD Suite to create testing scenarios that might be used in the typical user experience.  There are eight tests in all and the tests performed record the speed of data movement in MB/s to which they are then given a numerical score after all of the tests are complete.  The …

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Areca 1880ix-12 PCIe 6G SAS RAID Controller Review SSD IN RAID 0 – Lightning Strikes at 3.6GB/s!

Today we are testing the new Areca 1880ix-12 RAID controller. This is Areca’ premier SATA 3 internal RAID offering and signifies a great leap forward for a company known to cater to the enthusiast crowd. With the speed and power of SSDs reinventing mainstream storage, RAID card manufacturers have been under tremendous pressure to deliver a product that can handle …

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Areca 1880ix-12 PCIe 6G SAS RAID Controller Review SSD IN RAID 0 – PCMark Vantage and Conclusions

PCMARK VANTAGE HDD SUITE We left the best for last as we believe that PCMark Vantage is the gold standard of benchmark evaluations.  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 …

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