On Mon, 26 Nov 2001, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 10:17:45AM +0000, Gavin McCullagh mentioned:
> > Purely out of ignorance, what does one expect from a hard disk then? I
> > guess we're talking about a fairly old IDE. While we're on it, what do
> > you expect from say an ata100 5400/7200rpm disk?
>> In my box in work, it's a recentish 7200 RPM IDE disk, and I get
> 25MB/sec. I used to have a 6GB 5200RPM ATA33 disk, that did 7MB/sec. I
> also had a 540MB disk in my amiga, that would do 2.7MB/sec on the Amiga,
> and 1.8MB/sec in a Pentium 90. So, at a guess, I'd say maybe five MB/sec
> at most, if it's not UDMA33.
so is that 66x CDROM drive ATA100/66 or what?
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