I am thinking about upgrading my motherboard and switching my hard disk storage to Linux RAID. I was wondering which current southbridge chipsets have exceptional overall Linux performance. I mainly care about the SATA performance if I upgrade b/c I want use Linux RAID but also want to have a somewhat future proof motherboard.
My current system is a an AMD AM2 nvidia MCP51 (nforce4) and the performance is moderate.
Here are some PTS results:
Here are some results from hdparm:
Thank you for any advice.
#hdparm -Tt /dev/sda
Timing cached reads: 2552 MB in 2.00 seconds = 1277.59 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 228 MB in 3.03 seconds = 75.32 MB/sec