Thank you for buying via links and ads on this site,
which earn me advertising fees or commissions.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Other World Computing...
B&H Photo...
Amazon
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Upgrade the memory of your 2018 Mac mini up to 64GB
877-865-7002
Today’s Deal Zone Items... Handpicked deals...
$3049 $2399
SAVE $650

$3508 $2998
SAVE $510

$998 $848
SAVE $150

$3999 $2998
SAVE $1001

$2299 $1799
SAVE $500

$1597 $1297
SAVE $300

$80 $33
SAVE $46

$2299 $1799
SAVE $500

$1898 $1498
SAVE $400

$2799 $2299
SAVE $500

$2299 $1799
SAVE $500

$600 $400
SAVE $200

$240 $175
SAVE $65

$699 $499
SAVE $200

$400 $300
SAVE $100

$1599 $1398
SAVE $201

$2027 $1597
SAVE $430

$1699 $999
SAVE $700

$180 $100
SAVE $80

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

$999 $949
SAVE $50

$400 $300
SAVE $100

$1699 $999
SAVE $700

Speed: RAID-5 vs RAID-0

See About RAID.

When tested on a faster CPU*, the RAID-5 performance notchs to a higher level (same drives and enclosure). Write speed is up to 400 MB/sec from ~370MB/sec.

CPU speed is involved because RAID-5 must compute an XOR to generate the parity information; this is single threaded so a high Turbo Boost clock speed can really speed things up.

RAID-5 are the lower red and green lines.

RAID-5 vs 3X RAID-0 stripe vs 4X RAID-0 stripe
(SoftRAID 5 beta)

When tested on a faster CPU* with the same drives and enclosure, the RAID-5 performance notches to a higher level: read speed is similar, but write speed has risen to 400 MB/sec (below) from ~370MB/sec (above).

RAID-5 are the lower red and blue lines.

ThunderTek/PX Q6G: RAID-0 striping vs RAID-5
OWC Accelsior 4M2 PCIe SSD
6000 MB/sec!
Mac or PC.


Ideal for Lightroom, Photoshop, video.
Capacity up to 16TB!
OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD

Blazing fast, up to 16TB.

YEE HAH!



√ No more slow and noisy hard drives!

Deals Updated Daily at B&H Photo

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2020 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__