Interesting review of NetCell RAID cards.

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  1. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    I'm running one in my system, and I've been pleased with its performance. This review does a good job of explaining NetCell's special RAID setup, and the benchmarks look pretty good too.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/2003/11/28/kill_scsi_ii/page4.html

    It's just a pity the company went out of business. You can still get their SATA RAID cards on NewEgg, though.
     
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    They tanked already? shezz, that sucks.
     
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    They tanked a couple of years ago, actually. I don't know what the deal was; these things woulda kicked ass if they'd ever made PCI-E versions of them. No CPU overhead, high transfer speed even with full parity checking, and it can rebuild a 100GB drive in about an hour (based on personal experience). I dunno. :dunno:
     
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    Yeah, I know how you feel about them, but they've got the economy of scale to be able to do a decent review of a niche product like this.
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    if a manufacturer were to provide me a sample (even if return was required) I would provide an excellent (in terms of quality) review.
     
  7. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    They'd all read like something from Comic Book Guy: "Worst product EVER!"
     
  8. deusexaethera

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    All I'm saying is, love 'em or hate 'em, THG is a big enough blip on the radar for even a small outfit to think of sending them a sample for review, and you are not.

    Sad, isn't it?
     
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    after reading the horrible reviews at thg, yes, it is quite sad.
     

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