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 127 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 SolvedWhat raid config should I use if any for high file size video writing! I WILL GIVE YOU 5 BUCKS IF YOU READ THE DESCRIPTION!! Forum Windows server 2003 raid 5 becoming very slow Forum SolvedSlow write speed on intel Raid 5 (6xRED 4tb) Forum SolvedInstalling a second hard drive in windows 7 machine and read/write is extremely slow Forum SolvedToshiba Canvio Basic 500Gb Windows can see the files but every software can't read even write Forum SolvedSoftware RAID 5 slows every week Forum SolvedSetting up RAID 5 for Windows 2003 Server Forum Imaging or ghosting the RAID 5 hard disks of server software Forum Slow write with intel rapid storage technology with 3x WD RED in raid5 Forum Software RAID 5 on a budget home server! Forum I have two windows 2008 Servers (Dell Optiplex) running RAID 5 & RAID 10. The OS is installed as RAID 1 on both servers. I'm r Forum windows software raid 0 volume extremely slow Forum RAID 5, first write insanely fast, slow after +- 1,5GB Forum Slow Raid 5 write speeds on P6T deluxe Forum Intel RAID 5 configuration (slow write speed) Forum Slow Raid 5 Write performance over network Forum RAID 5 array for Windows 2003 Server Forum Move Windows XP software RAID 0 to new PC w/ Windows 7 RAID 5 Forum Matrix raid 5 slow windows 2003 Forum New file server build...problems seeing RAID 5 in Windows XP Pro Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !