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i set up a raid 5 and let hdtune run to check the speed and this looks really weird, huge fluctuations which i never seen.
can someone first tell me if this is normal with a raid 5 setup?



and if this is not normal, then any idea what could cause this and what infos would be needed to see where the problem comes from?
i hope someone can help me out with this, its my first raid setup so im a noob with that:O
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It looks like some software is accessing your disc during that benchmark, try running it with no background apps or safemode.
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It looks like some software is accessing your disc during that benchmark, try running it with no background apps or safemode.

thanks for the reply, i usualy keep my system as clean as possible and do hdd test without anything else running.
i will check if i can run it in safe mode to see if it makes a difference... will be back:thumb:
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ok i did some testing in safe mode and it is a bit better but i still have these huge fluctuences (100mb/s drops??)
and i also waited a bit in normal mode since there was some windows update or so going on in the background so the first pic is the new result in normal boot mode and the 2nd is safe mode.

normal mode:


safe mode:



i also took a picture with teh resource monitor while the test was running and there is not much else going on. so is this normal with a raid 5?
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