On Fri, 23 Nov 2001, Paul Kelly wrote:
> Gavin McCullagh wrote:
>> > No DVD or CDROM would be as fast as an IDE Hard
> > disk in data throughput terms
>>> Why not? Some CDROM drives can sustain over 10MBytes/sec - chances are
> that's faster than a hard disk you'll find in a P200.
Fair enough I suppose. Although 10MB/sec has gotta be a pretty flash CDROM
drive (I did assume it's IDE given the system). Either way the system is
not likely to be cased a problem by a drive being too quick, it simply
won't use the full potential.
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