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 SolvedVery large file downloading - but I have to leave my computer - what can I do? Forum VPN disconnects on sustained file transfer from server LAN computer to VPN client 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 Motherboard for a Computer Server in House/Business? 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 Media Center/File Server/Mothers Computer - New build Forum What is the best design for a file server Forum 24/7 File Server/General Use Computer Forum What do you do I do when my windows 8 computer says the proxy server isn't responding Forum File Server/Mini Computer Build 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 SolvedDNS & File Server Forum SolvedHome File Server Advice, please Forum SolvedPls help i lost my rust server config file Forum SolvedShould I use two LSI 9211-8i's in my file server or one 9211 with an Intel RES2SV240 expander? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !