ARC-1680 Performance Comparison
System Test Environment
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Intel SE7525GP2, Intel Xeon2.8GHz, 4G DDR 266
BIOS: 2003/4/6 Version: SE7525GP20.86B.P.11.00.0043.032420060930
Microsoft Server 2003 Standard Edition Service Pack 1
Raid Card Information
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ARC1680, 512MB DDR2-533, 800MHz IOP348
ARC1680, 512MB DDR2-533, 1.2GHz IOP348
Firmware
V1.43 2007.9.27
V1.45 2008.3.27
BIOS
V1.21 2007.8.7
V1.21b 2008.3.11
BOOT ROM
V1.43 2007.10.4
V1.45 2008.3.21
Disk Information
--SAS
Seagate ST373454SS *1, ST373455SS*15
--SATA
Seagate ST3250620NS *6
Seagate ST3500630NS *7
Seagate ST3750640NS *3
Test Program
--Iometer 2006.07.27 of outstanding I/Os 256 per target
Measurement Test
--File Server
--Web Server
--OLTP
--Workstation
--Streaming Writes
--Streaming Reads
SAS Firmware
2.2.14.0
4.1.12.3
Driver
Scsiport6.20.00.15
Scsiport6.20.00.15
RAID 6 SAS Performance
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
1.2G-V1.43
Web Server
File Server
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
500
1000
800MHz-V1.43
1500
2000
2500
0
1000
2000
3000
IOP
4000
5000
IOP
1.2G -V1.45
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SAS Drives
16-Drive RAID 6,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
OLTP
1.2G-V1.43
Workstation
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
800MHz-V1.43
200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 1800
0
500
1000
1500
IOP
2000
2500
3000
IOP
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
Streaming
Writes
800MHz-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
Streaming
Reads
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
800MHz-V1.43
0
100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
MBps
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
0
200
400
600
800 1000 1200 1400
MBps
RAID 5 SAS Performance
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
1.2G-V1.43
File Server
Web Server
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
500
1000
800MHz-V1.43
1500
2000
2500
3000
0
1000
2000
IOP
3000
4000
5000
IOP
1.2G -V1.45
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SAS Drives
16-Drive RAID 5,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
1.2G-V1.43
Workstation
OLTP
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
500
1000
1500
2000
800MHz-V1.43
2500
0
500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500
IOP
IOP
1.2G -V1.45
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SAS Drives
16-Drive RAID 5,SAS Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
Streaming
Writes
800MHz-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
Streaming
Reads
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
800MHz-V1.43
0
100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
MBps
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
0
200
400
600
800 1000 1200 1400
MBps
RAID 6 SATA Performance
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
1.2G-V1.43
File Server
Webserver
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
200
400
600
800MHz-V1.43
800
1000
0
300
600
IOP
900
1200
1500
1800
IOP
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
1.2G-V1.43
Workstation
OLTP
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
100
200
300
400
500
600
700
800MHz-V1.43
800
0
200
400
IOP
600
800
1000
1200
IOP
1.2G -V1.45
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 6,SATA Drives
16-Drive RAID 6,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
Streaming
Writes
800MHz-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
Streaming
Reads
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
MBps
800MHz-V1.43
0
200
400
600
MBps
800
1000
1200
RAID 5 SATA Performance
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
1.2G-V1.43
Webserver
File Server
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
200
400
600
800MHz-V1.43
800
1000
1200
0
300
600
IOP
900
1200
1500
1800
IOP
1.2G -V1.45
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SATA Drives
16-Drive RAID 5,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
1.2G-V1.43
Workstation
OLTP
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
800MHz-V1.43
0
200
400
600
800
0
1000
200
400
IOP
600
800 1000 1200 1400
IOP
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.45
16-Drive RAID 5,SATA Drives
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
1.2G -V1.43
800MHz -V1.45
800MHz -V1.43
800MHz -V1.43
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
Streaming
Writes
800MHz-V1.45
1.2G-V1.43
Streaming
Reads
800MHz-V1.45
800MHz-V1.43
0
100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
MBps
800MHz-V1.43
0
200
400
600
MBps
800
1000
1200