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HighPoint RocketRAID 640 SATA 6Gb/s 4-Port PCI-E 2.0 Controller - Benchmarks - Everest Random Access Time

With quad SATA 6G ports can the RocketRAID 640, let's see how it handles our pair of Crucial RealSSD C300's.

| RAID/HBA in Storage | Posted: May 27, 2010 6:23 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: HighPoint

Everest Random Access Time

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.60
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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.

 

Drives with only one or two tests displayed in write the write test mean that they have failed the test and their Maximum and possibly their Average Scores were very high after the cached fills. This usually happens only with controllers manufactured by JMicron.

 

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The read access with the RocketRAID and C300's in RAID or with a single drive shows that the controller doesn't add latency.

 

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The write latency of the C300 is high on its own when compared to other SSDs, but it is important to keep in mind that we are now measuring SSD performance in thousands of a second. With a single drive the HighPoint RocketRAID 640 doesn't add latency to the write process, but with an array of two drives we see a little delay added.

 

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