Large I/Os are split into 64 KB units when using LSILogic Driver (9645697)
Refer to the section 184.108.40.206 Large Block Size Support in the LSI Fusion-MPT Device Management User's Guide
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For more information see Guest Operating System Storage Considerations in the Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5.0.