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SubjectRe: ECS K7S5A: IDE performance
Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:

> I just thought it'd be much more with an ATA100. I got more or
> less the same with my earlier motherboard, an ASUS A7APro, and
> without ATA66 - which would print a lot of CRC errors at boot
> time if enabled in the BIOS. The K7S5A doesn't print any and is
> rock solid.

If you're reading more than the size of your on-drive buffer then you'll be limited by the speed at
which the information can be grabbed off the drive--in your case, 38.1MB/s, which is quite good.

ATA33/66/100/133 only makes a significant difference in speed when you're reading from the on-drive

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