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Old May 28, 2009, 03:59 PM
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Bleh...I suppose I'll have to do this imaging thing and see what happens.

Now to figure out how. My benchmarks are just as crap today as they were before.

I'm downloading the newest version of Intel Matrix Storage manager to see what that does.
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man this sucks sorry there zlojack
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Old May 28, 2009, 04:55 PM
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Well, it looks like I've made some progress here.

I found a setting in Intel Matrix Storage Manager that I had not played with previously, so I ran CrystalDiskMark with four different configs and these were the results:

Config 1 (This is what I had been running) - Low write performance across the board



Config 2 with write-cache buffer flushing turned off. Pretty similar results to Config 1



Config 3 Much better results with Hard Drive Data Cache Enabled in Storage Manager (right click on the Array and Enable it) and write-cache buffer flushing turned off



And Finally, Config 4 with write-cache buffer flushing turned on and Hard Drive Data Cache Enabled in Storage Manager



I'm going to do some more tests between Configs 3 and 4 to see where it stands with other benchmarks.
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that looks better
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Alright! Now I think Config 4 from my previous post will be the winner here

Here are a couple more benchmarks


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the write still looks slow in atto. i wonder why?
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Hrm...yeah it does look slow compared to other benchmarks I've seen.

I wonder what my next option is
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Hrm...yeah it does look slow compared to other benchmarks I've seen.

I wonder what my next option is
There is nothing wrong with your array now that you have write-back enabled.
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Old May 28, 2009, 06:22 PM
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Hmm...so it was just that one option in Matrix that I missed?
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Looks like it. Results are just where they should be.
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