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OCN desperately needs an emoticon of a guy burning money.
Or a woman hell bent on outdoing the guys on OCN...
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post #22 of 38
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If your raptor starts to get its butt kicked in read speeds, maybe it's time to combine a few in a RAID0 aray...



yeah I had the same idea just not using raptors




sorry just have to give you some friendly comp
LL
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yeah I had the same idea just not using raptors




sorry just have to give you some friendly comp
ouch @ vix,
his 4xraptor cost almost 10x as much as ur 4x seagate,
and urs has 4x as much storage,
and close to performance,
Even my 2 RAID 0 are about 2/3 of his performance and 1/10 of the price, and same amount of storage. I <3 raid 0
    
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post #24 of 38
Damn!

Oh well, friendly competition can be fun...

Random access time: 15.1 vs. 6.9 ms - Advantage - WOMEN
CPU utilization: 13% vs. 6% - Advantage - WOMEN
Burst Speed: 2815 MB/s vs. 3866 MB/s - Advantage - WOMEN
Average Read: 330.5 MB/s vs. 324.4 MB/s - Advantage - GUYS (but only by 2%)

Now I'm going to have to kill/reconfigure my array to retake the lead. Let the fun begin!

For storage I have a 1 TB drive, so space isn't really an issue. I also have plenty of storage space on my backup workstation and home server.

Speed is the key, like everything else on OCN. (Price wise, 4 raptors only run about $650.) Now I need to order 2 more raptors.
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post #25 of 38
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fair enough. I guess if nothing else I can bust out two more hard drives . only sad part is they are slower MUCH slower so chances are I would lose performance . damn hitachi hard drives.
and vix don't forget the cost and size difference also. I'm at 50 bucks a drive.

just curious though as I can't recall what chipset does the maximus forumula use? you are using the onboard controller also right?
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I started a thread for comparing HD Tach Speeds
http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...ml#post3564957
    
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I win
Mine are fastest here


didnt see 4 raptor guy nice,
How is that possible with just 2 7200.10's? How did you set them up? I only manage 250 burst, give or take some.
    
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The Maximus Formula is a X38 board with the ICH9R RAID controller. Intel MaxtrixRAID rules!
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post #29 of 38
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Originally Posted by vix View Post
Damn!

Oh well, friendly competition can be fun...

Random access time: 15.1 vs. 6.9 ms - Advantage - WOMEN
CPU utilization: 13% vs. 6% - Advantage - WOMEN
Burst Speed: 2815 MB/s vs. 3866 MB/s - Advantage - WOMEN
Average Read: 330.5 MB/s vs. 324.4 MB/s - Advantage - GUYS (but only by 2%)

Now I'm going to have to kill/reconfigure my array to retake the lead. Let the fun begin!

For storage I have a 1 TB drive, so space isn't really an issue. I also have plenty of storage space on my backup workstation and home server.

Speed is the key, like everything else on OCN. (Price wise, 4 raptors only run about $650.) Now I need to order 2 more raptors.
How did you configure your raid, exactly? What raid controller are you running on?
    
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How is that possible with just 2 7200.10's? How did you set them up? I only manage 250 burst, give or take some.
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My HDD's have more win in them?
lol i have no idea,
    
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