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RAID 0 Benchmark (part 1)

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Hi,
My computer configuration is
1. M.B.- Gigabyte P55A-UD4P
2. CPU - Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 -2.80GHz
3. Memory - Corsair XMS 3 DDR3 1600 4 GB X 2
4. Graphics card - MSI Radeon HD 5770 HAWK Edition 1 GB GDDR 5
5. Sound card - Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer
6. Speakers - Creative Inspire T6200 5.1
7. Power supply - Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 650W
8. Computer case - Cooler Master HAF 922
10.Fan controller - Aero cool Touch 2000
11.H.D.D. - 5 Disks ( Western Digital )
WD1002FAEX-00Z3A0 1TB,SATA600,7200rpm,64MBCache
WD1001FALS-00Y6A0 1TB,SATA300,7200rpm,32MBCache
WD10EARS-00Z5B1 1TB,SATA300,5400rpm,64MBCache
WD10EARS-00Y5B1 1TB,SATA300,5400rpm,64MBCache
WD6400AAKS-00A7B0 640GB,SATA300,7200rpm,16MBCache
12. Monitor - Benq G2412HD
etc.
OS - Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
I have done Hard disk Benchmarking of all the disks that I have, individually and in RAID 0 combination using HDTune pro 4.60 under Identical conditions.I am posting the results here,the screen shots.My Mother board is having Intel RAID controller and I am using Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.All the tests are run by installing Windows 7 on WD6400AAKS.No other software is installed except the essential drivers and HDTune pro 4.60.All tests are done by selecting Full test,Accurate in settings with a Block size of 4 MB.All the tests are done with a short stroke of 25 GB.I have posted the screen shots of the test results as it will give all the details.

Benchmark - Read












Benchmark - Write












Random Access - Read












Random Access - Write










please look for
RAID 0 Benchmark (part 2)


http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...-part-2-a.html
Edited by syam0312 - 7/25/11 at 11:55pm
post #2 of 6
Wow I had no idea there was this much of a difference I'm really going to consider this
+1
post #3 of 6
Fantastic!

This now makes me want to go with RAID0 setup.

Noob question though: What is the deal with the FALS and EARS? Are these specific type of drives? Do they share similar specs?

Sorry if this an annoying question.
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WD10EARS is 5400 RPM HD where as WD1001FALS and WD1002FAEX both are 7200 RPM HDs.They are from Western Digital.
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WD10EARS is 5400 RPM HD where as WD1001FALS and WD1002FAEX both are 7200 RPM HDs.They are from Western Digital.WD10EARS and WD1002FAEX are having 64MB cache where as WD1001FALS is having 32MB cache.
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Thanks syam0312! +1 rep
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AMD X6 1055T @ Stock ATM ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Crossfire Mobo ASUS 6970 Direct Cu II 2x4GB Patriot Extreme 1333 
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1xWD Black 1TB 1xWD Green 1TB Pioneer D-180 Windows 7 Pro Saitek cyborg .5 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSKeyboard
1xWD Black 1TB 1xWD Green 1TB Pioneer D-180 Windows 7 Pro Saitek cyborg .5 
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