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Areca ARC-8050T3 12-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID DAS Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Sep 22, 2017 5:38 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: Areca





Looking at performance with ATTO disk benchmark, the 8050T3 does remarkably well from 64K through 64M read reaching 2500 to 2700 MB/s.


Write performance is best between 128K and 64M topping out at 1000 MB/s on a few occasions.



Random and Sequential Performance





The random performance gave solid performance with RAID 0 where we see a peak of 70,000 IOPs. With RAID 5, we peak at 70K, as does RAID 6.




Write performance hit its highest marks with RAID 0. Here we topped 68,000 IOPS, while RAID 5 hit 30K IOPS and RAID 6 20K IOPS.




Sequential performance reached 2400 MB/s with RAID 5. RAID 0 peaked at 2100 MB/s and RAID 6 1900 MB/s.




With sequential write, we peaked with RAID 0 at 2400 MB/s. RAID 6 tops 1600 and RAID 5 1700 MB/s.

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