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#26
(someone may want to brush that up a little).
Don't need no brushing...

I was sorta in a rush this morning and did not really make a clear post.
It sorta came across wrong, since, I left out a little.

My point, to Jan Kyster, was supposed to be; that, with the larger cache and all else being close in specs... that drive should at least get reads as good as I and not have a decrease in read speed at the higher data transfer.
It really should stay consistent.

He had a drop of read speed at 64MB and it did not recover, until it hit 8192mb, so I suggested he may wish to check it.

Thanks for your concern, though.
:)

EDIT

Perhaps you too! :p

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z15/subject_rod/Desktop/WDcompare.jpg

Apart from 4 to 16kB blocks our Writing speed is about the same.
Up to 8kB blocks my Readings are way faster than yours...
For blocksize from 64 kB and up yours is 20MB/s faster...

Running onboard Marvell 91xx 6GB controller using Marvell driver 1.0.0.1036 from 17-03-2010.
And connected with the black special SATA3 cable that came with the ASUS board :D
^SEE ABOVE THE EDIT^
So, you can overlay all you want, it don't change your drives reads!:p
 
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...so I suggested he may wish to check it.

...So, you can overlay all you want, it don't change you drives reads! :p


But really, what would you suggest I can check?

Hence this irked one...
Western Digital Caviar Black Sata3
... is because I'm not impressed by SATA3 either.
Sitting with same feelings as when we went from SATA I to SATA II... no big weee's or wow's...


Looking forward to replace it, but as said - if you know how to improve it, I'll be all over it!
 
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Running onboard Marvell 91xx 6GB controller using Marvell driver 1.0.0.1036 from 17-03-2010.
Well, my driver for the Marvell 91xx 6GB controller is Marvell driver version 1.2.0.1002, maybe the latest one will improve your reads a little.

I usually get mine over at Station-drivers or you can get it at ASUS.

Hope it helps.:)
 
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You should perhaps also take into account your drives age/condition as this can sometimes come into the fact's :)

Not saying there is any difference but might be worth thinking about at the least.
 
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Well, my driver for the Marvell 91xx 6GB controller is Marvell driver version 1.2.0.1002, maybe the latest one will improve your reads a little.
A "little" must be the best way to describe the difference! :D

Here's before and after update with version 1.2.0.1002:


But it is there - so thanks for the heads-up!


Normally I check the ASUS site for the specific MB, but the updated drivers isn't there? So used the one from your link instead.
 
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Drives used listed in "Description"





 
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Nvidia nforce430
Wd caviar black WD1502FAEX
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Its (WD BLACK) pretty noisy on the downside but Im a gamer so I don't care much but overall its like 20%-30% more noisy than regular hdd.
I had that WD 1,5 Green before and it died after a year that was pretty quiet.
 
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The performance gain seem's well worth it though imo!

Although the WD Blue drives which I now use are quieter than I expected probably very little difference from the WD Green I have for storage, my main OS drive before was my Maxtor - damn noisey thing! but it's always done the job despite the hammer it's had :toast:
 
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2x120GBs OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS Edition in RAID 0 using Intel P67 SATA III:



2x1.5TBs WD Caviar Black in RAID 0 using Intel P67 SATA II:



Please let me know what you guys think :rockout:
 
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@Warlock
That's freaking leet yet still a bit disappointing that you can read the whole drive in 240seconds :)

Are those black ones the same as mine ? WD1502FAEX ?
 
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New RAID Driver = some signs of improvement.

 
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Vertex 3 120 GB

 

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new ocz agility 3 60gb

here are my numbers:cool:
 
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Finally found my nerves and "updated" from IDE to AHCI today...

IDE versus AHCI (both with Marvell 1.2 driver):


Not too bad, but looking above I couldn't help noticing how much faster the nVidea nForce is... :shadedshu

But at least my BIOS is ready for a SSD now :D
 

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Used for my apps now ( the other x25 was retired to the other system for better game loading )


OS drive


Used for my games