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LSI MegaRAID SAS3 9361-8i 12Gb/s RAID Controller Review - Benchmarks - RAID 5 128k Sequential Read/Write

LSI MegaRAID SAS3 9361-8i 12Gb/s RAID Controller Review
LSI's long-awaited 12Gb/s RAID controllers have finally arrived. Today Paul takes the 9361-8i out for a spin with the fastest 12Gb/s SSDs available. (NASDAQ:LSI)
By: | RAID/HBA in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Mar 25, 2014 9:47 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: LSI

RAID 5 128k Sequential Read/Write

 

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The 9361-8i leads with an average of 5,091 MiB/s in sequential read speed; the ASR-8885 is close behind with 4,910 MiB/s.

 

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The 9361-8i provides lower read latency during the test period.

 

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The 9361-8i averages 772 MiB/s at 256 OIO, while the ASR-8885 bests it with 852 MiB/s.

 

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Latency scales as expected, and the ASR-8885 provides a lower write latency during the test period.

 

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Our percentage testing shows the 9361-8i taking the lead in read workloads until we mix in a 30 percent write workload. The ASR-8885 takes the win for the majority of the write workloads in this test.

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