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    Thanks! I'm specifically looking for SATA SSD's....

    Thanks! I'm specifically looking for SATA SSD's. I know these are old now; I'm OK with that. Don't need bleeding edge, just want to make sure the higher capacity drives will deliver equal or...
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    Best SATA SSD for performance/endurance

    Hi there,

    The system drive on my workstation is comprised of four 480GB Intel DC S3500 SSD's in RAID0 on an Areca ARC-1882ix-24 (with 10% unpartitioned spare area, and daily backups). I'm running...
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    Areca alternatives

    Hi folks,

    I started using Areca RAID cards after they were recommended to me on this forum as one of the best performing RAID controllers. That was around the ARC-1231ML days. That was a...
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    I know it's been a while but I'm just pinging...

    I know it's been a while but I'm just pinging back here to report that I still do get intermittent timeouts. Once every few months or so. Two in the last few days. Looking to replace them with the...
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    That's brutal. I went with the 840Pro's based on...

    That's brutal. I went with the 840Pro's based on recommendations on this forum (http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?284912-OCZ-Vertex-4-on-Areca-RAID&p=5171569&highlight=#post5171569)...
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    Samsung 840 Pro timeouts on Areca RAID

    I have an Areca ARC-1882ix-4G-24, firmware 1.51, with 4x SSD's in RAID0 for the OS/boot disk.

    The SSD's used to be 160GB Intel X25-M G2's and never gave me any problems. A few months ago I...
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    Sticky: Not sure.. but this thread may start getting more...

    Not sure.. but this thread may start getting more attention after it was mentioned in SlashDot comments:
    http://tech.slashdot.org/story/13/02/19/1326239/taking-a-hard-look-at-ssd-write-endurance
    ...
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    Thanks for the info. I ended up going with the...

    Thanks for the info. I ended up going with the Samsung 840 Pro's and the performance is pretty good. The only thing I forgot to double-check is whether they have any sort of "host power loss...
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    Sticky: This is a fantastic thread! It's about time...

    This is a fantastic thread! It's about time someone did this sort of testing. AFAIK not even Anand tests their drives to destruction.



    I agree wholeheartedly. I want to chime in, though,...
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    Turns out I can actually get similar pricing on...

    Turns out I can actually get similar pricing on the 840 Pro's. How's the performance you're getting from them in 4xR0 under the Areca card?
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    OCZ Vertex 4 on Areca RAID

    I'm thinking of upgrading my 4x Intel X-25M SSD RAID0 on Areca ARC-1231ML, to four or eight 256GB OCZ Vertex 4's on ARC-1882ix instead. Already have the controller.

    Any thoughts? Is anyone...
  12. Hot_wired13, did you ever get this resolved and...

    Hot_wired13, did you ever get this resolved and identify the bottleneck?

    One thing you could try is disabling Read Ahead caching on the controller. I had a poor performing RAID setup with a...
  13. Cool, looking forward to it! Just purchased my...

    Cool, looking forward to it! Just purchased my ARC-1882ix (upgrading from an ARC-1231ML). Using SATA SSD's and hoping the latency won't be much worse considering the (as I vaguely understand it)...
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    Answering my own post here for the benefit of...

    Answering my own post here for the benefit of anyone coming to this thread via Google. 1) The "A0" Xeon CPU's should work fine with the P6T6. I found an E5645 Q2WV and it's working like a champ. 2)...
  15. Intel DC S3700 SSD released - anyone care to bench?

    Just under 500MB/s read, 370MB/s write, capacities up to 800GB

    Anand has a great review on this SSD: http://www.anandtech.com/show/6433/intel-ssd-dc-s3700-200gb-review
    and a separate look at the...
  16. ECC soft error count reporting / monitoring on Windows

    On a Windows system with ECC RAM installed, how do I check / monitor the number of soft and hard ECC errors that have occurred? Are any special motherboard / chipset drivers required?

    Thanks!
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    Hi everyone, Hope you don't mind me...

    Hi everyone,

    Hope you don't mind me resurrecting an old thread. Looking to upgrade my P6T6 from an i7-920 to a Westmere + 24GB ECC memory. Wondering if the latest BIOS ever resolved all the...
  18. Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Bump
  20. Current Xeon price/performance sweet spot? (LGA1366)

    Hi folks,

    Where's the current price/performance sweet spot these days for a Xeon CPU in an LGA1366 form factor? How well can they overclock? (Note I'd like to stay above 3.2GHz)

    My primary...
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    So would I... but when I go to the Bandwidth...

    So would I... but when I go to the Bandwidth forum and click "Post new thread" I get the error:

    You do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:

    1....
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    Can't post; registration not working

    Hi,

    I can post to the Storage forum but not the Bandwidth forum. I tried to purchase the $1 subscription but got an error. Can someone help me to upgrade my access to the forums?

    Thanks!
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    Josh, thanks for the FreeNAS tip - you've caught...

    Josh, thanks for the FreeNAS tip - you've caught my attention! Can't believe I didn't stumble on it before (or more likely stumbled on it but dismissed it prematurely). It sounds like exactly what...
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    Wow Steve thanks that was really educational! ...

    Wow Steve thanks that was really educational!

    System will mainly be used to store backups and media. Might also use it as shared storage for ESXi at some point down the road (or even as local...
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    Thanks! I hear you loud and clear about the...

    Thanks!

    I hear you loud and clear about the data integrity; most of it would be stored under CrashPlan or similar software that stores extra parity and heals things like bit rot. Wish they just...
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