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Highpoint 1740 SATA-II Controller - PCI isn't Dead yet - Benchmarks - File Copy Test

Today we take a look at the Highpoint 1740 controller which offers four SATA II 3Gb/s ports over the PCI bus.

| RAID/HBA in Storage | Posted: Oct 22, 2006 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%Manufacturer: HighPoint Technologies, Inc

X-Bit Labs File Copy Test

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 0.5.3

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.xbitlabs.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/storage/display/fc-test.html

 

 

X-Bit Labs File Copy Test is a real world benchmark used to measure the performance of IDE subsystems. In this test, we time how long it takes to copy 2.3GB worth of data (four x 590MB files) onto the same hard disk drive with File Copy Test program optimizations disabled to help provide the most accurate time possible.

 

 

 

Here is where the strength of the PCI-E and Southbridge setups show how PCI is lacking the amount of bandwidth to keep a RAID setup satisfied in today's market.

HIGHPOINT ROCKETRAID1740 4-CH SATAII 3GB SUPPORT RAID 5 ROHS (Retail) Storage Controller

 

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