The 9200 is VERY fast on sequential reads... And I REALLY like your results, but make sure you are reading it right. How many threads and I/O queues are you using? What is the buffer size of the HBA? I usually get around 97MB per second on a single HBA and around 27000 I/O per second for a single HBA. Perhaps you are confusing I/O per second with MB per second.
This was first published in July 2001