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HighPoint RocketStor 6414AS Four-Bay Hardware RAID Tower Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Oct 7, 2015 4:49 pm
TweakTown Rating: 87%Manufacturer: HighPoint

Sequential Workloads


Our Sequential read/write workload is centered on 128K transfer sizes.




Looking at sequential read with QD, we found RAID 0 to produce just under 500 MB/s at QD1. That quickly ramps up to over 800 MB/s at QD2; peak performance is very close to 900 MB/s by the time we hit QD256.





Sequential write, on the other hand, was very near to 900 MB/s through all of our testing.



SMB Workloads




Starting off our workload testing, we have our JBOD results for those of you that enjoy running in this mode. As you can see right off the bat, 4K random write jumps off the charts at over 600 IOPS. Next, we have random read just over 500 IOPS, and Web Server just under 500 IOPs.




Moving over to RAID 0, we notice random write is again jumping off the charts, but this time over 2000 IOPS and closing in on 2500. Random read is nearing 1700 IOPS, as Web Server closes in on 1500 IOPS.

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