The following configuration was used in our tests:
Processor: AMD Thunderbird 1.2GHzThe following benchmarking software was used.
Motherboard: Abit KT7-RAID (Highpoint 370 ATA100 RAID controller, version 1.03 drivers)
Memory: 1x 256MB Micron Cas3 SDRAM
Video: Asus v7100 GF2 MX (Detonator 3 version 6.50 drivers)
Audio: Creative SoundBlaster Live! Value
Networking: D-Link 10/100 Ethernet
Storage: 2x Maxtor 20GB 7200RPM ATA/100 hard drive
OS: Windows 2000 Professional SP1
All the tests and methods we employed are publicly available and reproducible. If you have questions about our methods, hit our forums to talk with us about them.
Sandra is synthetic, but she should give us a good idea of how much bandwidth is available across the different configurations.
Synthetically speaking, RAID 0 easily outdistances the competition and comes out twice as fast as RAID 1 and ATA100. Granted, this is an ideal situation, but it's good to get an idea of what kind of transfer rates are theoretically available before we delve into some real-world benchmarks. It's clear RAID 0 has a lot of potential. Let's run some more tests and see how things pan out.
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