WB caching influences the array’s performance in case of single requests. The speed boost is as high as 137%. However, the efficiency of WB caching goes down as the request queue becomes longer. When the request queue depth hits 256, WB caching even slows down the operation of the array by about 10%.
3ware 8500 SerialATA RAID Controller Review. Page 6[02/05/2004 10:14 PM | Storage]
by Alexander Yuriev , Nikita Nikolaichev
As you may have noticed, we didn’t include one of the latest SerialATA controllers from 3ware in our roundup. However, today we are ready to devote the whole article to this excellent product supporting up to 8 SATA-150 devices and all possible types of RAID arrays. Find out more about this cutie!
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