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HighPoint RocketRAID 2314 eSATA Tested - Benchmarks - Adobe Premiere Elements

HighPoint's new RocketRAID 2314 controller is under the spotlight which offers ability to add more eSATA to your system.

| RAID/HBA in Storage | Posted: Jul 5, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: HighPoint

Adobe Premiere Elements

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.0

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.adobe.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.adobe.com/products/premiereel/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

Our test with Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 is performed with a raw two hour AVI file. It is then compressed into DivX format using the latest version codec. We measure the time it takes to encode and then record CPU usage.

 

 

Rather than doing just an encode test which looks at the CPU and Memory bandwidth, we put a number of transitions in and made it save direct to the drives on each controller. This allowed us to see how long it took to do an entire render and encode process.

 

Under RAID setup, ICH9R and HighPoint tied it up again. In single drive mode the eSATA transfer is like just using a HDD on a direct SATA port, whilst the USB drive chugs along at its slow pace.

 

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