I have several RAID 5 setups that all use the WD green drives which run at 5400 rpm. They have zero difficulty streaming three High bitrate BD ISOs concurrently to my media players. For read speeds I get between 500mbps and 700mbps depending on the setup. For write speeds I get between 300mbps and 500 mbps depending on the setup.
Originally Posted by bluestarCVO
Another option to consider is an unRAID system. I just set one up this past weekend and will eventually be switching the drives from one of my RAID 5 setups to my unRAID setup to give me more capacity with around 19 to 22 green drives. I still haven't decided on a final configuration.
I also have a WHS setup that uses thrity one green drives(5900rpm and 5400rpm) with 22 over USB. Even though my WHS has slower read/write rates than my RAID5 setups, it also has zero difficulty streaming three high bitrate BD ISOs concurrently to my media players.
I have not tested my unRAID setup yet to see how many high bitrate BD ISOs I can stream concurrently.
Last edited by aaronwt; March 5th, 2011 at 04:22 PM.
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