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Promise SuperTrak EX STEX8650 8-port SAS - Benchmarks - HD Tune

We compare Promise's SAS controller against the more common onboard SATA RAID of today to see if there are yields.

| RAID/HBA in Storage | Posted: Feb 5, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Promise

HD Tune

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.54

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com/>

 

 

HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

 

- Benchmark: measures the performance

 

- Info: shows detailed information

 

- Health: checks the health status by using SMART

 

- Error Scan: scans the surface for errors

 

- Temperature display

 

HD Tune may also work with other storage devices such as memory cards, USB sticks, iPods, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

HD Tune really puts the Promise into a good light here with lower CPU usage and higher transfer speeds.

 

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