[mythtv-users] 3Ware RAID 5 backend

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 13:08:57 UTC 2007

On 1/9/07, Robin Hill <myth at robinhill.me.uk> wrote:
> On Mon Jan 08, 2007 at 09:04:23PM -0800, Ben Dash wrote:
> > Sweet, well forget PATA then, I'm going with SATA and
> > a 9500, since they're a little cheaper than the 9550
> > and may be more mature.  I just checked the manual and
> > it confirms 32bit PCI capability.
> >
> The 9500 is only SATA-I not SATA-II, though I'm not sure there'll be
> any noticeable difference if you're using a 32bit slot.  They're
> claiming a 200% performance increase with the 9550 over the 9500 though,
> so it might be a better option for the future (there seem to be more
> desktop boards with PCI-X slots nowadays - it seems to be a pretty cheap
> option to add a PCI-X bridge when they've already got PCI express
> onboard).

man, $500 for a 9550SX? I hope your backend is really *that* critical!

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