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Mylex eXtremeRAID 2000 Review

Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: General
Tagged:

Sisoft, Performance, Atto

This content was originally featured on Amdmb.com and has been converted to PC Perspective's website. Some color changes and flaws may appear.

The test system:

  • Windows2000
  • AMD 1GHz processor
  • AsusTek A7V KT133 motherboard
  • 256MB Mushkin PC150 HSDRAM
  • Mylex eXtreme RAID 2000 / ATTO UL3D RAID “KIT”
  • 4-Seagate X15 hard drives (Striped)

Applications used:


  • SiSoft Sandra Drives Benchmark 2001
  • Performance Test v3.0
  • ATTOMark
  • WinBench99 V1.2
  • HD Tach 2.61





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I'm very surpised here. I would expect the 233MHz RISC processor on the eXtreme to produce better results than 28Mbps.






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There is almost no performance difference between the eXtreme 2000 and Adaptec’s 2100S; except that there is a $1,300.00 cost difference between the two.






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The eXtreme 2000 and ATTO’s UL3D exhibit similar characteristics in performance until the UL3D takes off at the 64KB transfer size.

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