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Old April 27, 2008, 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Jack Rabbit View Post
What are you using to test? I just ran HD Tach on my NAS and it is saying reading is only taking 4% of CPU which is completely wrong fpr my system. The CPU usage in the task manager is way more than that (80% read, max for write) and the whole UI got really sluggish so the CPU was obviously busy.

I do not really care as the percieved perfomance when I use it for its intended purpose is fine but I would like to have a better understanding of what is going on in there.
I am using HDTUNE trial version. Also what kind of array are you running as it will depend greatly. a Raid 1, 0 or 10 will have almost not cpu load in a software raid setup as there is no parity calculate but a raid 5 or 6 will as it has to calculate parity.
and now for something completely different

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