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Areca ARC-8050T2 Thunderbolt 2 8-Bay RAID Tower DAS Review

By: Tyler Bernath | Thunderbolt in Storage | Posted: Jul 30, 2014 2:08 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Areca

Page 5[Benchmarks - Latency and Mixed Workloads]

 

Latency

 

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Random read latency was the best with the SSDs as expected, while the HDD arrays had RAID 10 as the quickest.

 

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Random write had the RAID 0 array as the quickest.

 

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Sequential read latency had the RAID 0 HDD array only 3ms behind the RAID 0 SSD array.

 

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Sequential write had the RAID 5 SSD array as the quickest with the RAID 0 HDD taking honors on the other side.

 

 

Mixed Workloads

 

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Here we have our first mixed workload, OLTP/Database. As you can see, the RAID 0 array excelled here at 475 IOPS.

 

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File Server came in at 504 IOPS at QD32.

 

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Email server furthered the performance at 434 IOPS at QD32.

 

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Web Server had all RAID arrays matched in performance.

 

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Once again, RAID 0 array did the best with Workstation

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