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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

ATTO

 

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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

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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

 

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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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