Raid/Enterprise

LSI 9265-8i 6Gbps MegaRAID Card RAID 5 Tested! – 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 pretty …

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LSI 9265-8i 6Gbps MegaRAID Card RAID 5 Tested! – AS SSD Testing

AS SSD BENCHMARK V.1.6 This is a straight no-cache run here, and the results are tremendous! The sequential writing speed is knocking at the door of the maximum write speed that is achievable with these drives.  The caching with the DDR3 definitely comes into play here. The scaling is absolutely superb considering the amount of computational overhead needed for the …

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LSI 9265-8i 6Gbps MegaRAID Card RAID 5 Tested! – IOMeter 08

Iometer 2008.08.18 For the enthusiast crowd and enterprise, I have included IOMeter which allows for configurable cache sizes.  We have set the test file to 8gb, so you can see the results without cache leverage. There are going to be a few screens displayed so your patience is appreciated as a few shots are just showing the massive amounts of …

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LSI 9265-8i 6Gbps MegaRAID Card RAID 5 Tested! – Final Thoughts

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 as the …

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LSI MegaRAID SAS/SATA 9265-8i 6Gb/s PCIe RAID Card Review – Performance Unleashed!

Following our reviews of the Areca 1880 RAID Card and LSI 9260-8i MegaRAID Card, we are going to evaluate the LSI 9265-8i MegaRAID Card, an eight-port PCI Express SATA+SAS RAID Controller that is configured for 6Gb/s devices.  With the speed and power of SSDs reinventing mainstream storage, RAID card manufacturers are challenged to deliver a product that can handle the …

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LSI MegaRAID SAS/SATA 9265-8i – Benchmark Preparation

LSI MEGARAID STORAGE MANAGER The LSI MegaRAID Storage Manager is an intuitive easy-to-use graphical interface to set up and control the raid card, and the virtual drives that you create. Again, a quick click will bring the picture to full size for closer examination. Easy to use wizards make this a quick setup procedure and the user can do an …

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LSI MegaRAID SAS/SATA 9265-AS SSD Benchmark Testing

AS SSD BENCHMARK V.1.6 As much as AS SSD will show you the amazing numbers, alot has to be said of the PCIe interface which eliminates any bottlenecks of SATA 2 and even SATA 3.  Without this, we simply couldnt pull up numbers any where near these speeds as seen here. This is a straight no-cache run here, and the …

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