[ILUG] Disk write speed
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Sun Dec 4 18:32:42 GMT 2005
On 4 Dec 2005, at 15:02, Paul Jakma wrote:
>> Certainly Maxtor quotes 300MB/s write rates for their Maxline SATA
>> drives, and 3ware quotes 380MB/s RAID-5 writes for their newest
>> controller, so I guess even if they're exaggerating by 400%, I could
>> still achieve my targets.
> For the drive figure: What about if they're "exaggerated" by 800%?
> (hint hint.. sure it's not Mbit/s?).
Yup - the MaxLine drives are 3Gb SATA, and they quote 300MB/s .
> Also, you need to look at more than just the disks and controllers.
Indeed, but the data rates desired are well within reach of a fast
machine, PCI Express, and a decent controller - the disks are really
the last bottleneck.
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