Method and system for optimizing DMA request processing is provided. The system includes a HBA that uses a dynamic DMA maximum write burst count sizing to optimize processing of write and read requests, wherein the HBA includes a DMA optimizer module that selects a certain write burst size to adjust performance when read and write DMA requests are being utilized. The DMA optimizer module can toggle between write and read request priority based on a maximum write request burst size. A shorter maximum write burst size provides more opportunity to issue read requests and a larger maximum burst size provides a better write request performance. The method includes, evaluating a read request throughput rate; evaluating a write request throughput rate; evaluating a read request utilization rate; evaluating a write request utilization rate; and adjusting a maximum write burst size.


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