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I'm having some issues, and I am not happy. Maybe someone can help me out.

I created my array last night of 5x1TB WD Black drives. Stripe 128k, Read Ahead, Write Back... Force WB w/o battery. It finished initializing this morning and I am not happy with speed results. Maybe someone has answers

 
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is it RAID 5? Make sure they are all plugged in well, and check each one 1 at a time to make sure none are bad. Its acting like a degraded array.
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Yea, RAID5. All drives are plugged in. It's showing 3.63TB in Windows, I think the 2199GB thing is a HDTune thing. In LSI MegaRAID manager the array is showing Optimal.
 
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Those should work but here are some cheaper ones from NEWegg.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812226021
Yea those look great. Too bad I already ordered some from the site that Ducky linked in the first post.
Oh well. Rep though.
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Hm, I wonder if it works no matter which order you put them in. It might be that order and stripe size have to be set the same. Or maybe the PERC5i has someway of recognizing the order should be put it in. Skeptical on the latter, though.
It didnt matter what order but the stripe size was the same. Both arrays were 2 drive Raid 0. It would be interesting if you could do it with 3 or more drives
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I'm having some issues, and I am not happy. Maybe someone can help me out.

I created my array last night of 5x1TB WD Black drives. Stripe 128k, Read Ahead, Write Back... Force WB w/o battery. It finished initializing this morning and I am not happy with speed results. Maybe someone has answers

Wow, that's terrible. Something has to be off.

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Guys I think I'm going to run 6 drive RAID 5.......what do you guys think would be the best setup on this controller? I'm on 2 drive RAID 0 ATM. I would like to have some redundancy, but I think this controller should be able to handle RAID 5 with minimal performance hit on write speeds.
I'm going to try to make my way through this thread.....it's MASSIVE.
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Wow, that's terrible. Something has to be off.

~Gooda~
Yea I know. I created a thread so I wouldn't be hijacking this one. If you have any suggestions or would like to help me it's right here

http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...-perc-5-i.html

Thanks Gooda
 
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Well my card arrives today....hopefully all is well. I didn't get a BBU or a 512MB stick of RAM.
I think I've decided to run a 4 drive RAID 5 for data and a 4 drive RAID0 for my OS.
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Hi everyone,

So I am having trouble just getting my Perc 5/i Adapter to work in my eVGA 780i FTW...

When I first tried to install Server 08 x64 on my RAID5 3xWD 640GB HD's with my SATA DVD drives, the installation would load but everytime it gets to the partition page where you choose a place to install the OS on, it never sees my VD. This was when I still has the stock Dell FW. However, I could never get the firmware to upgrade.

I then installed Server 08 x64 on one of my HD's to see what was going on but going into the device manager, it would give me an error saying that the Perc 5/i could not start (Error 10). Also, when I tried overclocking with 08 installed, I would also get a corrupted file message saying there has been changes in my hardware. However, returning everything back to stock setting fixed everything. Does anyone know why I can't overclock in 08 x64?

I then decided to install XP Pro on 1 of the 3 HD's to see what was going on. With this done, I was finally able to flash the FW to the LSI v51 and the Perc 5/i could run normally.. I would be able to create VD's with my remaining 2 640GB HD's in RAID0 and XP Pro would see it no problem and I could assign a drive path.

Now, I wanted to try installing Server 08 Standard x64 again but the same issue arises. I have tried other people suggestion of doing the installation with a IDE drive to no avail.
I have tried the pin mod to no avail. I have tried to loading the drivers to no avail, although people say the drivers are already there. I have tried moving the Perc 5/i to my other PCI-E x16 slots to no avail. No matter what I do, I can never get 08 x64 to see any of my VD's during installion. I also had a problem with XP Pro installation on my RAID5 array. I was finally able to load the XP Pro x32 drivers and it would see my VD's but everytime after I format the VD to NTFS, I always get an error saying my CD or disk could be damaged.

I am lost right now and am about to give up...I never expected it to be so difficult...Could it because of my FTW BIOS? I have fully initialized any VD's that I create and the BIOS recognizes the VD's.

My specs are:

eVGA 780i FTW BIOS v6
Q9550 OC'ed 3.83GHz
8GB DDR2 OC,ed 900MHz 5-5-5-15
Perc 5/i Adapter
3x WD 640GB in RAID5
2x 8800GT's in SLi
Creative X-Fi Elite Pro
Edited by SFaznSpEEdSTeR - 12/11/08 at 11:21pm
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