On Sun, 4 Dec 2005, Niall O Broin wrote:
> Yup - the MaxLine drives are 3Gb SATA, and they quote 300MB/s .
Ah, indeed, but 'external data transfer rate'. I doubt that's a
sustained rate from the platters though.
> 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.
Sure, but where are you going to get a PCI-express controllers from?
The 3Ware thing is PCI-X - should be enough though. </smartarse>
If you're looking at 3Ware and 3Ware claim 380MB/s RAID-5 writes are
possible, I'd say "ask them".
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