What's the bottleneck of my computer (file server)? Tags: Homebuilt File Server Systems Last response: December 10, 2007 12:56 AM in Systems Share inktri December 9, 2007 10:01:46 PM Q6600 @ 3.0ghz LSI21320-IS RAID controller (in 32bit PCI slot) 2x 15k rpm Hitachi's (300gb 15k300) in RAID0 Speedtest.net: 30mbit download, 16mbit upload p35-ds3l If so, anyone know of a cheap adaptec 29320lpe hba? it's a pcie x1 hba, thus allowing external rates of 250mb/s? More about : bottleneck computer file server chookman December 10, 2007 12:56:50 AM Your definetly bottlenecked at the RAID controller PCI 32bit is going to be a killer for the bandwidth on those Hitachi's Look at a PCI-e x 4 controller to get the bandwidth. Something like this will give you more bandwidth. Im assuming those drives are SAS. http://www.adaptec.com/en-US/products/sas_cards/value/SAS-3405/ The only other things that will slow you down is network connection to other machines and you internet connection. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDomain user lost access to a File server from one PC only (can from other PCs), other users can connect from his computer Forum SolvedWhat is making my computer sub-par? What is my Bottleneck? Forum VPN disconnects on sustained file transfer from server LAN computer to VPN client Forum SolvedVery large file downloading - but I have to leave my computer - what can I do? Forum SolvedWhat will be the bottleneck of my computer Forum SolvedAfter restarting my computer with XP, the bootmgr file is missing. CD Rom is broken; can't use repair disk.What else can I do Forum What, if anything, will bottleneck my computer? Forum What can I do with an old server computer? Forum Media Center/File Server/Mothers Computer - New build Forum What Motherboard for a Computer Server in House/Business? Forum What is the best design for a file server Forum What in my computer would bottleneck by performance? Forum What's the bottleneck of my computer setup? (Need to know what to buy if i need to) Forum 24/7 File Server/General Use Computer Forum File Server/Mini Computer Build Forum What do you do I do when my windows 8 computer says the proxy server isn't responding Forum Can I make my old computer a file server? Forum SolvedRendering/File Server/Game Server PC Forum SolvedCan someone do me a favor and connect to my ftp server and download a file then tell me how fast it was? Forum SolvedFile Server/HTPC/General Server Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !