[mythtv-users] Do I gain anything in Myth by upgrading myGraphics card?

Steve Peters - Priority Electronics steve at priorityelectronics.com
Wed Jun 11 20:25:22 UTC 2008

>> I'd better buy fast before IDE is a thing of that past!
>> (Is IDE much slower than this new S-ATA?)
>Current SATA drives (Seagate 7200.11) have > 100MB/s str. While I have
>not seen a ide drive break 1/2 of that. Some people say there is no
>difference in speed but I can tell the difference.

My IDE drives do 70mb/s...seagate 500gb ide drives 16mb and 32mb cache.
Plenty fast for most myth stuff, but when you are copying stuff from one
drive to another, no drive will ever be fast enough. Go for the sata drives
if you will be doing large copy jobs.


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