To serve 40 workstations though, that’s a lot of bandwidth But you probably won’t see that ever with a diverse workload of that many systems. These tend to be server room quality – read very expensive – so for your personal upgrade path you would probably be better served by a newer Areca card. Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche by Ty Pendlebury. Thanks again for your reassuring replies.

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This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. I’ll take care of this. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Areca has promptly published results of their perfomance with the ix controllers and it looks promising.

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Closed 7 years ago. Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 5, Unfortunatly I no longer have the ARC cards the solution had to be scrapped due to this issue and the client couldn’t wait for a fix. I used to have sata drives attached to areca ml’s when on those I was able to.


Areca ARC-1680ix – How to get the best JBOD performance for SnapRaid

Anyway, I would throw in the bunch also the Adaptec 5 series, that i’m considering myself as alternative to the Arecas. I know those 1680xi should be taken with caution, but at least the SATA emulation is gone in such a configuration.

Maybe you even have empty Chenbro mobile racks just use them for archiving. Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche by Ty Pendlebury.

You can not post a blank message. The problem is that SAS drives are not supported. Do you really need all that media and projects online. You also may need more than one card and then use the OS to create a logical volume so you can spread the workload across multiple cards. Apple MacOS X Hook up the new Areca card to your existing array I’ve done this, it is low risk ateca from a to or series Areca controller.

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I e-mailed Areca but they seem to be reluctant to make areeca decision for me here. We break it down. If you are doing writes to the array then you would want to use raid if possible to avoid the write penalties and the overall random write IOPS cap on parity raids.

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Areca ARC-1680IX 16 port SAS PCI-e

Now if you have to go back to the archive it is generally practical to re-edit or grab material directly from the archive drive. Seems the program 1 does not recognize the newer 1.

Powered by Trac 1. Gaming by Lori Grunin Dec 13, Plus, those drives have a price very similar to arecx previous choice Ultrastar A7Kso now my decision has turn into: OTOH I should check what build of the 1. If I can reproduce I will work with Oliver Bock to fix it. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook.