As the Serial ATA format is establishing on the market, we see an increasing number of products in this area. Not just Serial ATA harddrives but also Serial ATA controllers and so on. GamePC.com has taken a closer look at the last one mentioned and compared four different Serial ATA controllers through tests. All tests are also based on RAID-arrayer and the two most common varieties are tested, RAID 0 and RAID 1. Except for the three PCI based controller card, Silicon Image, Promise and 3Ware, they have tested Intel's integrated Serial ATA RAID support in ICH5-R south bridge. To really push the harddrive controllers, two Western Digital Raptor drives are used, offering an incredible performance and not the least in RAID-arrays. The results are very positive in my eyes, as Intel's ICH5-R configuration seems to be a real catch, especially at RAID 0. Read the whole article at http//www.gamepc.com/labs/view_content.asp?id=sataraidso&page=1GamePC.com</A>.