ICH5R, ICH7R or Promise PDC20378 RAID?

Doug Poland doug at polands.org
Mon Jun 19 12:16:08 UTC 2006

On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 10:18:05AM +0200, Philippe Lang wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got two boxes that would be perfect for a small server. The
> motherboards are:
> - ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe, with ICH5R and Promise PDC20378
> - ASUS P5WD2, with ICH7R
> I intend to install FreeBSD 6.1, and I wonder which chipset you would
> recommend me for RAID 1? I need something rock-solid, of course...
I'm running -STABLE on a P4C800-E.  I've never had a problem with the
PDC20378.  Recently, I added two drives on the ICH5R with no issues.  A
little benchmarking shows the ICH5R to be a little faster.



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