What is the highest hard drive read/write speed you were able to achieve by entire disk mirroring or striping?

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Mon May 18 20:37:41 UTC 2009

Hi, Yuri

On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 4:29 PM, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> So if I will put 6 hard drives with stripping each of them is 85MB/s (in the
> beginning sectors) I will get 6X85MB/s=4.08Gb/s?
> Is it reasonable to expect this kind of speed? Something tells me that there
> will be some other factors like bus speed that would potentially limit the
> speed in such case.

No, that is not reasonable (but in a perfect world, would be correct).

You are limited by the bus speed and controller buffer speed
(whichever is slower).

Glen Barber

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