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SMB RAID for $49: Ciprico VST Pro

Test System

System Hardware
ProcessorCore 2 Extreme X6800
MotherboardASUS P5Q-E P45 w/ICH10R, BIOS 0702
Memory2 x 1024 MB DDR2-800 Corsair CM2X1024-10000C5D
GraphicsGigabyte Radeon HD 3850 512MB GDDR3
Hard Drives7 x 36GB 10,000 RPPM WD360GD
RAID ControllerRAIDCore RC5252 8x SATS 3 Gb/s
DVDGigabyte GO-D1600C
Software
GraphicsATI Radeon 7.12
ChipsetVersion 9.0.0.1007
StorageVersion 8.0.0.1039
DirectXVersion 9.0c
OSWindows XP SP2
Benchmarks
Performance Measurementsh2benchw 3.6
I/O PerformanceIOMeter 2003.05.10
Fileserver-Benchmark
Webserver-Benchmark
Database-Benchmark
Workstation-Benchmark

Asus P5Q-E (P45 Chipset with ICH10R)

ciprico enterprise raid

The Asus P5Q-E is a new upper mainstream motherboard that is based on Intel’s P45 chipset and the ICH10R southbridge.

ciprico enterprise raid

The Intel ICH10R southbridge comes with six AHCI Serial ATA 3 Gb/s ports and supports Native Command Queuing support (NCQ).

ciprico enterprise raid

Asus provides a full set of Serial ATA cables to connect six SATA hard drives.