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Re: SATA II and PCI-X vs PCI for Areca ARC-1110 RAID Adapter

On Wed 07 May 2008 at 06:40:56 PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
>On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 01:38:33PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
>> Well that's an important extra bit of info... no need to buy the card
>> if the only reason was to get faster IO from my SATA II disks!
>> (since I don't have a PCI-x slot available for it)
>Well, it depends. If you use RAID 5 I would expect better performance
>from a RAID controller compared to a software implementation even
>if you only use 32Bit 33MHz PCI.

Yep, duly noted. infact the on-controller RAID vs RAIDframe
performance was what originally led me to this card; the hot swap
support is a nice feature too.

// George

George Georgalis, information system scientist <IXOYE><

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