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Benches: 4x WD10EZEX's RAID 0, 10, and 5 on Z68

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Thread Starter 
Got my drives in the mail earlier this week and this is the result.

Pictures:
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by Sean Webster Photo, on Flickr
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by Sean Webster Photo, on Flickr


Test Programs and System:

  • HDTune
  • Crystal Disk Mark
  • ATTO
HDTune Settings:


Crystal Disk Mark Settings:



ATTO Settings:

System:
  • i7 2600K @ Stock
  • Asus P8Z68-V
  • MSI GTX 660 Ti PE OC
  • 32GB G.Skill Ares 1866MHz
  • Plextor M5 Pro 128GB
  • 4 WD WD10EZEX's
  • Asus Xonar DX
  • Corsair TX650
  • Corsair 650D
  • Thermalright Silver Arrow
  • Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

All benches will be performed on the Z68 chipset.
IRST driver used: 12.6.1.1033


Drive benched separate:

HDTune:



Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB

100GB Short Stroke:




200GB Short Stroke:




250GB Short Stroke:




333GB Short Stroke:




500GB Short Stroke:




750GB Short Stroke:




CDM:



ATTO:





RAID 0 of all 4:

Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Off

HDTune:




Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1,000GB, 1337GB

100GB:




200GB:




250GB:




333GB:




400GB:




800GB:




1000GB:




1337GB:




CDM:



ATTO:



_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Read Only

HDTune:




Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1,000GB, 1337GB

100GB:




200GB:




250GB:




333GB:




400GB:




800GB:




1000GB:




1337GB:





CDM:



ATTO:




_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Write Through

HDTune:




Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1,000GB, 1337GB

100GB:




200GB:




250GB:




333GB:




400GB:




800GB:




1000GB:




1337GB:





CDM:



ATTO:




_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Write Back

HDTune:




Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1,000GB, 1337GB

100GB:




200GB:




250GB:




333GB:




400GB:




800GB:




1000GB:




1337GB:





CDM:



ATTO:





RAID 5 of all 4:

Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Off


HDTune:




CDM:



ATTO:




_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Read Only

HDTune:




CDM:



ATTO:




_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Write Through

HDTune:




CDM:



ATTO:




_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Write Back

HDTune:




CDM:



ATTO:





RAID 10 of all 4:

Settings:
Stripe Size: 64KB
Cache Mode: Off


HDTune:




Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB

100GB:




200GB:




250GB:




333GB:





CDM:



ATTO:




_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Read Only

HDTune:




Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB

100GB:




200GB:




250GB:




333GB:





CDM:



ATTO:




_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Write Through

HDTune:




Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB

100GB:




200GB:




250GB:




333GB:





CDM:



ATTO:




_______________________________
Settings:
Stripe Size: 128KB
Cache Mode: Write Back

HDTune:




Short Strokes: 100GB, 200GB, 250GB, 333GB

100GB:




200GB:




250GB:




333GB:





CDM:



ATTO:

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post #2 of 73
That seems kind of low, what kind of stripe size are you using?
post #3 of 73
Thread Starter 
Wow, I forgot about that during the setup. I am using a 16KB. I have to change it lol.
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post #4 of 73
Thread Starter 
Updated with 128KB stripe and write through cache
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post #5 of 73
Those individual benchs are really nice, I knew the latest 1TB Blue drives were really fast, but that is really fast. Why do I still have my Black again?


EDIT: Hey, what happens if you bench the drives in Ubuntu? Maybe on a live disk?
Edited by shadman - 6/22/13 at 10:48pm
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post #6 of 73
Sean, I see your replacement storage for all your pr0n drives has arrived.
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Nice! I want to see some short stroked results, like 333GB, 250GB, 200GB, and 100GB per drive!
   
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post #8 of 73
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by shadman View Post

Those individual benchs are really nice, I knew the latest 1TB Blue drives were really fast, but that is really fast. Why do I still have my Black again?
Maybe the single TB/platter blacks will be out soon.
Quote:
EDIT: Hey, what happens if you bench the drives in Ubuntu? Maybe on a live disk?
idk, how do you want me to?

Quote:
Originally Posted by sam114455 View Post

Sean, I see your replacement storage for all your pr0n drives has arrived.
lol

Quote:
Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

Nice! I want to see some short stroked results, like 333GB, 250GB, 200GB, and 100GB per drive!
Ok, will do. I'll be testing them with this setting, ok?

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1050GB Crucial MX300 1050GB Crucial MX300 960GB OCZ RD400 1TB Micron M600 
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1TB WD Blue Noctua NH-U12S Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit BenQ GW2765HT 
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post #9 of 73
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All RAID 0 tests completed, I'll be doing RAID 5 and 10 soon and finish up the short stroke results
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1050GB Crucial MX300 1050GB Crucial MX300 960GB OCZ RD400 1TB Micron M600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1TB WD Blue Noctua NH-U12S Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit BenQ GW2765HT 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
1050GB Crucial MX300 1050GB Crucial MX300 960GB OCZ RD400 1TB Micron M600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1TB WD Blue Noctua NH-U12S Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit BenQ GW2765HT 
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BenQ GW2765HT FUNC KB-460 Corsair RM650 Fractal Design R5 
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post #10 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

Nice! I want to see some short stroked results, like 333GB, 250GB, 200GB, and 100GB per drive!

Just look at that portion of capacity on the big graph..
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