Review: Dell PowerEdge VRTX Is Fast And Versatile


Performance

With two Xeon 12-core processors and 96 GB of memory between them, the M620 turned performance scores good enough to make it into sixth place on CRN's Top 10 all-time list of fastest servers, just ahead of the 48-core PowerEdge C6145. Running the 64-bit version of Geekbench 2.3, the M620 delivered a top score of 22,970. In tests of transactional and throughput performance, Iometer reported a sustained transaction rate of 151,460 IOps with 512-byte sequential packets and a sustained data transfer rate of 176 MBps with 32K-byte sequential reads. The optimal transaction queue size was determined to be 36, and it was used for all tests.