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Next step in the saga

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

So I’ve been putting a lot of work into transferring files, installing applications, etc. on the new computer, and performance seemed very good, except when it came to hard drive performance.  I ran a benchmark and found:

SiSoft

 … so something was indeed amiss!  Blue is a 4800+ with a 120Gb SATA RAID0 drive with an 8 Mb cache (mine has a 16Mb cache).  A short investigation: and the computer shop had installed my drives as RAID 1 not RAID 0 (redundant vs. speed).  Sigh.

Benchmark program is SiSoft Sandra

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