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LSI 9207-8i Mustang RAID Controller Host Bus Adapter Review - Sequential Read Speed

The rush is on for companies such as LSI to deliver a host of storage components that allow customers to reap the generational benefits that PCIe 3.0 brings.

| RAID/HBA in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 8, 2012 4:22 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: LSI

128K Sequential Read Speed

 

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The 128K Sequential read speed chart illustrates the difference in throughput that the 9207-8i brings with it. These results are reported in binary values, with the device topping out at 4,040 MiB/s. For those more accustomed to decimal values we have included a few screenshots of the maximum speeds with both controllers.

 

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The 9211-8i tops out with at 3GB/s with all eight M4s reading at a QD of 32 each.

 

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The 9207-8i reaches 4.268 GB/s with all eight SSDs, which is the highest throughput that we have witnessed from any single controller. This is a throughput increase of 30% over the previous generation controllers. This is an impressive massive amount of advancement for one device, which will be multiplied even further when several of these HBAs are deployed into one server.

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