Subject: Re: IDE RAID
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/27/2002 09:49:42
> The 3Ware has much better sequential throughput.  Both have abysmal
> RAID-5 performance, as do 3Ware cards before the 75xx (?), and
> Adaptec's other lower-end i960RS based RAID cards such as the 2100S.
> I have been considering investigating the 3W-8500, but SATA
> (Serial ATA) disks aren't commonly available yet.
> Given the relatively low cost of IDE disks, using RAID-1 on these
> cards is a fine way to protect your data.
for RAID-1 software RAID works nice too, except it's difficult to connect
more than 4-6 drives