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Old 04-18-2007, 04:04 PM   #1
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SATA RAID : Adaptec or LSI ???

Dear friends,

I need a RAID5 SATA controller for 8 WD 500GB drives and I need to get it fast.. anyway I don't know which one do you recommend me :

- LSI Megaraid 300-8XLP 8 ports SATA II RAID Controller
- Adaptec 2820SA 8 ports SATA II RAID Controller

Thanks you !
Old 04-18-2007, 04:46 PM   #2
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Neither! For good performance and reliability, I would recommend an Areca or 3Ware controller.
Old 04-18-2007, 04:53 PM   #3
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I already got a 3ware 7506-12 with 12x 200GB and even if it's working fine I found the software a little bit poor.. The adaptec looks much better.. I'm trying to found review about the LSI software now but continue to write me your opinions thx


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