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Areca ARC-1680X PCIe Eight-Channel External SATA/SAS RAID Controller - Benchmarks - Everest Random Access Time

Areca has a long standing reputation among storage enthusiasts. Can the ARC-1680X live up to the expectations?

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Dec 8, 2009 1:43 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: Areca Technology

Everest Random Access Time

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.60
Developer Homepage: http://www. lavalys.com
Product Homepage: http://www.lavalys.com

 


 

Everest Ultimate and Corporate Edition offer several different benchmarks for testing and optimizing your system or network. The Random Access test is one of very few if not only that will measure hard drives random access times in hundredths of millisECOnds as oppose to tens of millisECOnds.

 


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Our Seagate 15K RPM 15K.7 drives really do a good job of keeping the latency low with both controllers.

 


Write Tests

 

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In RAID 5 the 1680X had a couple of small blips on the graph and it really hurt its average score.

 

Let's see how all of these synthetic benchmarks relate to real world applications.

 

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