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Areca ARC-1882i PCIe 3.0 RAID Controller Review (Page 11)

Chris Ramseyer | Aug 16, 2012 at 12:31 am CDT - 1 min, 9 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Areca

Passmark Advanced Multi-User Tests

Version and / or Patch Used: 6.1

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

Test Homepage: http://www.passmark.com

Many users complain that I/O Meter is too complicated of a benchmark to replicate results so my quest to find an alternative was started. Passmark has added several multi-user tests that measure a hard drives ability to operate in a multi-user environment.

The tests use different settings to mimic basic multi-user operations as they would play out on your server. Variances is read / write percentage as well as random / sequential reads are common in certain applications, Web Servers read nearly 100% of the time while Database Servers write a small amount of data.

The Workstation test is the only single user environment and will be similar to how you use your system at home.

Areca ARC-1882i PCIe 3.0 RAID Controller Review 24 | TweakTown.com

We'll let this serve as a bit of a teaser for Paul's full enterprise article. As we mentioned in the introduction, our ARC-1882i Version 3 PCIe 3.0 card is going to Kansas for its enterprise review. Paul also has the ARC-1882ix, a 12-channel controller with 4GB of removable cache and will give it an enterprise work over as well.

In this final test we see what we've seen this full review, sequential performance takes a massive leap and random data runs about the same as it did on the PCIe 2.0 card.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chris Ramseyer

Chris Ramseyer started his career as a LAN Party organizer in Midwest USA. After working with several computer companies he was asked to join the team at The Adrenaline Vault by fellow Midwest LAN Party legend Sean Aikins. After a series of shake ups at AVault, Chris eventually took over as Editor-in-Chief before leaving to start Real World Entertainment. Look for Chris to bring his unique methods of testing Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives as well as RAID controller and NAS boxes to TweakTown as he looks to provide an accurate test bed to make your purchasing decisions easier.

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