MD1000 and PERC5/E I/O bottleneck

Duncan Hill poweredge at cricalix.net
Mon Jun 4 09:10:00 CDT 2007


On Mon, June 4, 2007 15:00, Vincent Janelle wrote:
> You're hitting the upper limits of pci-e right now, its limited to 2.5
> gigabits per second.. I think.

Off by a bit :)

http://www.dell.com/content/topics/global.aspx/vectors/en/2004_pciexpress?c=us&l=en&s=corp

PCI-X capped around 1 GB/s, PCI-e starts at 4 - 5 Gb/s for a single lane connector.



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