Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,312 Reviews & Articles | 41,849 News Posts

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)
| RAID/HBA in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Mar 25, 2014 9:47 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: LSI

RAID 5 128k Sequential Read/Write


TweakTown image content/6/1/6199_52_lsi_megaraid_sas3_9361_8i_12gb_s_raid_controller_review.png


TweakTown image content/6/1/6199_53_lsi_megaraid_sas3_9361_8i_12gb_s_raid_controller_review.png


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.


TweakTown image content/6/1/6199_54_lsi_megaraid_sas3_9361_8i_12gb_s_raid_controller_review.png


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


TweakTown image content/6/1/6199_55_lsi_megaraid_sas3_9361_8i_12gb_s_raid_controller_review.png


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


TweakTown image content/6/1/6199_56_lsi_megaraid_sas3_9361_8i_12gb_s_raid_controller_review.png


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


TweakTown image content/6/1/6199_57_lsi_megaraid_sas3_9361_8i_12gb_s_raid_controller_review.png


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.

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more IT/Datacenter content at our IT/Datacenter reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases