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SubjectRe: ECS K7S5A: IDE performance
Chris Friesen wrote:
> 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.

IBM (Yes, I konw...;-) IC35L060AVER07 (the whole family) is at 45,6 MB/s.
Maxtor 80 GB nearly the same.

System: AMD 750 (ATA4) and 760 MPX (ATA5).

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

Or maybe ATA RAID...;-)


Dieter Nützel
Graduate Student, Computer Science

University of Hamburg
Department of Computer Science
@home: Dieter.Nuetzel at (replace at with @)

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