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Serial ATA RAID Controllers - Promise, Silicon Image, Highpoint and nVidia - Benchmarks - PCMark 2002

In our latest article we compare the Serial ATA RAID performance of controllers from Promise, Silicon Image, Highpoint and nVidia. We compare both 32-bit PCI based solutions as well as nVidia's new native nForce 3 250 solution on two revision 2.0 Western Digital Raptor hard drives in RAID 0.

| RAID/HBA in Storage | Posted: May 7, 2004 4:00 am

PCMark 2002

 

PCMark2002 is a multipurpose benchmark, suited for benchmarking all kinds of PCs, from laptops to workstations, as well as across multiple Windows operating systems. This easy-to-use benchmark makes professional strength benchmarking software available even to novice users. PCMark2002 consists of a series of tests that represent common tasks in home and office programs. PCMark2002 also covers many additional areas outside the scope of other MadOnion.com benchmarks.

 

 

PCMark shows that the native offering from nVidia is only slightly quicker. This said we wouldn't base our results on a score from PCMark 2002 as it isn't the best hard drive testing utility.

 

 

 

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