faster 2650s with Ultra320
dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Mon Aug 4 15:21:01 CDT 2003
I just got a new 2600 with the 533 bus and all
else being equal (raid 10 with four 36 gb
ultra 320 drives), it was maybe 5% faster than
our old 2600's with 400 MHz bus. Our very
older 2600's with ultra 160 drives are not any
slower on disk though so I don't think you'll
gain much by just going ultra 320 from 160
unless you're actually using a type of raid
capable of moving that much data, which on
the power edges tends to be just raid 0 with
a decent number of drives.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher McCrory [mailto:chrismcc at pricegrabber.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 04, 2003 3:51 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: faster 2650s with Ultra320
> We're about to get another batch of 2650/1750s. The
> 1750s have the new
> LSI 1030 Ultra320 SCSI. The 2650s still have the Adaptec Ultra160.
> Are the 2650's about to get the newer SCSI?
> Is the 533Mhz front side bus available?
> Is the current 2650 generation able to handle faster P4 zeons (>
> 3.06GHz) when they become available?
> Christopher McCrory
> "The guy that keeps the servers running"
> chrismcc at pricegrabber.com
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