Slow raid 0

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by Scatology, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. Scatology macrumors newbie

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    Hi all!


    I received my mac mini two days ago and I installed 2 same exact SSDs with the OWC kit. These are Adata sx900 128gb SSDs. I made a raid 0 volume with 32kb stripe-unit. The read speed is +/- 800 mb/s but the problem is the write speed. I only got +/- 320 mb/s...

    Is anyone have an idea why I got these poor write performance?

    Thanks!
     

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  2. opinio macrumors 65816

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    Specs show:

    128GB Performance (ATTO) :
    Read: Up to 555MB/S
    Write: Up to 530MB/S
    Multimedia Data Transfer (AS-SSD)
    Read : Up to 470MB/S
    Write : Up to 180MB/S
    MAX 4K write IOPS up to 90K

    http://www.adata-group.com/index.php?action=product_specification&cid=3&piid=169&lan=en

    I'm not an expert on what atto or as-SSD is but the latter suggests your speeds could be correct as read is 470 and write is 180. That would give you about those speeds you show in a RAID-0 config.

    128gb SSDs are often slower than larger SSDs.
     
  3. Darby67 macrumors 6502

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    I would conclude the same as opinio that what what you are seeing as results are what they post as the tech specs.
     

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