[mythtv-users] Hard Drive Performance
wmunson at rochester.rr.com
Fri Mar 31 14:53:27 UTC 2006
> I know that along with the 80-C cables came faster speeds and "cable
> select" for device strapping, but what are all those extra wires
> connected to and how does that make for faster speeds ??
> Sorry if this is a dumb question but I am still more or less
> stuck in
> SCSI-Land, a real "Man's" interface :-)
The extra wires in the 80 wire cable are all connected to ground. This
places a ground shield between each signal wire which reduces the cross-talk
and allows for higher data rates.
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