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To keep ESXi 6 or downgrade to 5


miodzicho
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Good day all

 

Just need some advice, shall I keep ESXi 6 with downgraded hpsva, or downgrade to 5 to get maximum performance from gen 8?

I do have 16GB RAM, E3-1265L v2, but I have feeling is not max what I can get from this box.

 

Any advices please how to maximize performance, but still to keep power consumption as low as possible.

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The Dynamic Smart Array driver is the same for 5.x and 6.0 so you still need to downgrade it.

 

I don't see any reason not to use the latest 6.0 unless you need to manage it from an old vCenter.

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I don't have any reason to be honest. I have feeling, 6 is bit more sluggish than 5 was. At least machines are behaving slower in my opinion.

I did for example simple copying from one Windows 7 to Server 2012, using shared folder, and speed was around 1.6MB, shouldn't be faster a bit ?

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