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Test Setup

System Hardware I (for DataCore SANmelody 2.0)
Processor(s)2x Intel Xeon Processor (Nocona core)3.6 GHz, FSB800, 1 MB L2 Cache
PlatformAsus NCL-DS (Socket 604)Intel E7520 Chipset, BIOS 1005
RAMCorsair CM72DD512AR-400 (DDR2-400 ECC, reg.)2x 512 MB, CL3-3-3-10 Timings
System Hard DriveWestern Digital Caviar WD1200JB120 GB, 7,200 rpm, 8 MB Cache, UltraATA/100
Mass Storage Controller(s)Intel 82801EB UltraATA/100 Controller (ICH5)Adaptec AIC-7902 Ultra320
NetworkingBroadcom BCM5721 On-Board Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Graphics CardOn-Board GraphicsATI RageXL, 8 MB
System Hardware II (for Open-E iSCSI Enterprise 1.51)
Processor(s)Intel Pentium4 560 Processor (Prescott core)3.6 GHz, FSB800, 1 MB L2 Cache
PlatformAsus P5MT (Socket 775) Rev. 1.04Intel E7230 Chipset, BIOS 1001
RAMCorsair CM2X512A-5400UL (XMS5400 V1.2)2x 512 MB - DDR2-667 (266 MHz, CL4)
System Hard DriveSamsung SpinPoint P120 P620JJ120 GB, 7,200 rpm, 8 MB Cache, SATA/300
Mass Storage Controller(s)Intel 82801UltraATA/100 Controller (ICH7R)AMCC 3Ware 9550SX
NetworkingBroadcom BCM5721 PCI-E Gb LAN
Graphics CardOn-Board GraphicsATI RageXL, 8 MB
System Hardware
Performance Measurementsc’t h2benchw 3.6
I/O PerformanceIOMeter 2003.05.10Fileserver-BenchmarkWebserver-BenchmarkDatabase-BenchmarkWorkstation-Benchmark
System Software & Drivers
OSMicrosoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Service Pack 1
Platform DriverIntel Matrix Storage Manager 5.1.0.1022
Graphics DriverDefault Windows Graphics Driver

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