Subject: Re: Raid/System setup recommendations
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Doran <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/01/2001 21:50:39
Thomas Michael Wanka <Tom@Wanka.at> wrote:
> I recently bought a cheap 7 disc UW case with 7 4,5GB drives. Is it
> reasonable to get a cheap DPT Raid controller or should I prefer
Cheap? DPT boards are expensive, unless you pick up an old one up on eBay...
> Should I expect performance advantages of either
> solution and would a cache on the controller be of any good and
Yes; the difference with cache is noticable. The higher end DPT boards will
take between 16 - 256MB.