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AXUS FiT 500E Five-Bay RAID DAS Server - Benchmarks - Passmark

After testing the Promise DS4600, we had several requests to review other DAS servers. AXUS FiT 500E, come on down!

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Nov 20, 2009 8:17 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%      Manufacturer: AXUS Microsystems

Passmark Advanced Multi-User Tests

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 6.1
Developer Homepage: http://www. passmark.com
Test Homepage: http://www.passmark.com

 


 

Many users complain that I/O Meter is too complicated of a benchmark to replicate results so my quest to find an alternative was started. Passmark has added several multi-user tests that measure a hard drives ability to operate in a multi-user environment.

 

 

The tests use different settings to mimic basic multi-user operations as they would play out on your server. Variances is read / write percentage as well as random / sequential reads are common in certain applications, Web Servers read nearly 100% of the time while Database Servers write a small amount of data.

 

The Workstation test is the only single user environment and will be similar to how you use your system at home.

 

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Once again we see the FiT 500E outperforming the DS4600 in all tests. It appears that the RAID 5 penalty is very low in almost all of the tests, so be sure to enable this option to keep your files safe.

 

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