Benchmarks

Testing the benchmark scripts – 1

I’m getting very slow throughput on these drives during my first set of tests. I have no idea why… The drive in question is: $ grep ada2 /var/run/dmesg.boot ada2 at ahcich4 bus 0 scbus5 target 0 lun 0 ada2: <ST2000DM001-1CH164 CC24> ATA-8 SATA 3.x device ada2: 300.000MB/s transfers (SATA 2.x, UDMA6, PIO 8192bytes) ada2: Command …

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New benchmarks coming

I think y’all should consider the benchmarks to date as prototypes. Tonight I wrote some scripts which will make my tasks easier and faster. It’s great not to have to manually enter all the commands. It also makes for consistencies between each run. We’ll concentrate on just two tests: bonnie++ and fio. These tests will …

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Benchmarking the Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series DXM03B0Q

Today, I’ll be benchmarking a Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series DXM03B0Q. I’ve had this for a couple of weeks, but I’ve not been ready for it until today. This drive will not be detected by FreeBSD 9.1-STABLE and before. A relatively recent commit fixed a problem with When I booted with the SSD installed, I …

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Benchmarking the TOSHIBA DT01ACA300

Tonight I received a TOSHIBA DT01ACA300 3TB HDD. This is a 7200 RPM SATA III drive. Tests were run with FreeBSD 9.1 in the hardware listed below. The hardware We are testing on the following hardware: motherboard – SUPERMICRO MBD-H8SGL-O ATX Server Motherboard (Supermicro link): $224.99 CPU – AMD Opteron 6128 Magny-Cours 2.0GHz 8 x …

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Benchmarking the Seagate ST2000DM001

I have a Seagate ST2000DM001 sitting in a server. I’ve run some simple tests. Results are below. Tests were run with FreeBSD 9.1 in the hardware listed below. The hardware We are testing on the following hardware: motherboard – SUPERMICRO MBD-H8SGL-O ATX Server Motherboard (Supermicro link): $224.99 CPU – AMD Opteron 6128 Magny-Cours 2.0GHz 8 …

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