6 Replies Latest reply on Mar 6, 2017 3:00 PM by Intel Corporation

    Right settings for raid 5 with Intel c220


      Hello together,

      I bought a Dell T20 server with Intel c220 raid controller and created a raid 5 with three 1TB HDDs. The problem is, it is painfully slow. Do somebody have advice, which configuration has a best performace?

      How I can use ssd as cache?


      Current configuration:


      Controller: c220

      CPU: Xeon

      RAM: 16GB


      1000GB Samsung EcoGreen F3 HD105SI 32MB 3.5" (8.9cm) SATA 3Gb/s /samsung hd105si

      1000GB Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 16MB 7200 U/min SATA

      1000GB interne Festplatte 3,5", 7200rpm, 8MB Cache, SATA III / Toshiba DT01ACA100


      Raid Settings

      Cache is on

      Cache Modus is Write Back

      Strip size: 128 KB

      Initialisation is done


      Thank you for support.

      Best regards