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Re: Scsi controllers




The Qlogic 1080 is a somewhat pricey but pretty good U2W possibility.


On Mon, 28 Jun 1999, Wes Bauske wrote:

> John Goerzen wrote:
> > 
> > Goswin Brederlow <goswin.brederlow@student.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
> > 
> > > I get ~18 MB/s from/to my software raid. Also Adaptec controlers
> > > behave pretty good and are generally better than cheap ncrs.
> > 
> > I'm not sure what you mean here?  For the same type of SCSI (ie, UW),
> > the NCR will generally outperform the Adaptec.
> > 
> 
> Not with U2W from what I saw posted on Initio's performance
> charts for their U2W cards. Looks like the Symbios card didn't
> even get into U2W mode since it didn't top 40 MB/sec on large
> block I/O with 4 drives.
> 
> Haven't seen a good set of charts for the other SCSI types.
> 
> To me, the price difference is the primary reason to buy Symbios.
> The Initio prices look pretty good too though but I don't think
> they'll work on Alphas. Maybe when the new AMD K7(aka Athlon) is
> available, they might work well together.
> 
> 
> Wes
> 
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