X-bit Labs has had RAIDs on the brain as well as a lot of 500GB drives lying around, so testing these drives in RAID just makes sense. With 4 Seagate models, single Hitachi and Samsung models a pair of Western Digital drives and an Areca ARC1220 to handle the RAID arrays. They chose to test RAID 0, 5 and 10 and since the only part changing is the drive it is easy to see what effect the different drives have on system performance. Check out the full review.
"In today’s article we are going to compare the performance of RAID arrays of different types built of four HDDs of 8 different models. Among our testing participants will be 3.5-inch HDDs from all four leading hard drives manufacturers, including not only desktop but also special server models."
Here are some more Storage reviews from around the web:
- LSI MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Controller @ X-bit Labs
- Adaptec RAID ASR-5805 SAS RAID Controller @ X-bit Labs
- LSI 3ware 9690SA- 8I SAS RAID Controller @ X-bit Labs
- KingSpec 32GB 2.5" PATA Solid State Drive Review @ OCIA
- OCZ Summit MLC SSD OCZSSD2-1SUM120G @ Benchmark Reviews
- Super Talent MasterDrive OX SATA 2.0 SSD @ Phoronix
- Plextor PX-610U USB DVD Burner Review @ HardwareLogic
- Patriot Torqx MLC SSD PFZ128GS25SSDR @ Benchmark Reviews
- Synology Disk Station DS-209 Two-Bay NAS Review @ Tweaknews
- Eagletech ET-CS2XMESU2-BK 2.5" hard disk enclosure review @ Elite Bastards
- Kingston 32GB Class 4 SDHC @ Hardware Bistro
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