Windows server 08 software RAID 5 slow reading (but not writing)?? Tags: NAS / RAID Windows Server Software Storage Last response: July 8, 2009 4:27 PM in Storage Share ice_mountain_ July 6, 2009 2:55:18 PM i have a computer with the following specs: athlon x2 5000 AMD 780G / SB700 2GB ram 6 x 640GB 7200 rpm desktop drives in software RAID 5 on Windows Server 08 with SP2 im having a strange problem where the read speed from the RAID is very slow (6 to 10 MB / s, used to be 5 or 6 times this much) but write speeds are normal (~40 MB/s) any ideas? More about : windows server software raid slow reading writing TonCharr28 July 7, 2009 3:42:42 AM Have you run any RAID diagnostics? There should be some available through your BIOS, or on the installers that came with your RAID controller. sub mesa a c 125 G Storage July 8, 2009 4:27:24 PM How do you measure the speeds, can you post a benchmark like HDTune or ATTO? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindows server 2003 raid 5 becoming very slow ForumAttention Computer Builders: Ideal Build 6/7/ 08 *UPDATED* Forumslow write speeds on LSI RAID controller card ForumRaid 0 3xSCSI super slow , need help ForumWindows 2003 Software RAID 5 performance ForumVery slow Raid 5 - why? ForumVERY slow raid 5 - why? ForumRAID 5 Gets Very Slow Very Quickly ForumBuild a Cheap and Fast RAID 5 NAS ForumAdvice on optimizing Raid 5 SQL Server DAS ForumIntel RAID 5 configuration ( slow write speed) ForumRAID 5 Configuration writes at 6 to 8Mb/s ForumA7N8X-E Deluxe - S-ATA Maxtor: Slow reading , fast writing ForumNew Server Config.... Raid 5 on MOBO or Controller Forum40Tb Server performance issue ForumSlow write speeds with Intel 520 series SSD, why? Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd ForumWindows ForumRAID 0 or Native IDE? ForumSata Raid called 'SCSI Disk Device'?! More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !