Dell Perc 5/i Performance issues

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Fri Jun 18 22:17:12 UTC 2010

On Jun 18, 2010, at 2:08 AM, oizs wrote:
> I've seen people with the same configuration doing 160MB/s writes and 250MB/s+ reads with raid5 so I still think something isn't right.

How is that being measured?

> And using raid10 with 4 disks is a rather large waste of capacity.

If you value performance and reliability more than cost, RAID-10 is a better choice.  If you value cost more than performance, RAID-5 is what you use.  See:


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