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Testbed and Methods

The following testing utilities were used:

  • WinBench 99 2.0
  • IOMeter 2003.02.15
  • FC-Test 1.0
  • PCMark 2004
  • PCMark 2005
  • PCMark Vantage
  • Raxco Perfect Disk 8.0
  • WinRAR 3.60

Testbed configuration:

  • ASUS P5WDG2 WS Pro mainboard
  • Intel Core 2 Duo E2160 processor
  • IBM DTLA-307015 system disk, 15GB
  • Radeon X600 graphics card
  • 1GB DDR2-800 SDRAM
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 (and Windows Vista for PCMark Vantage)

We formatted the drives in FAT32 and NTFS as one partition with the default cluster size. For some tests 32GB partitions were created on the drives and formatted in FAT32 and NTFS with the default cluster size, too. The drives were connected to an LSI SAS3041E-R controller. For all its highs, this controller has one obvious downside: all SAS drives are very slow when writing in FC-Test on it. We have to put up with this, though.

 
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