[mythtv-users] Do I gain anything in Myth by upgrading myGraphics card?
Steve Peters - Priority Electronics
steve at priorityelectronics.com
Wed Jun 11 21:44:31 UTC 2008
73mb/sec seems pretty normal for a modern pata drive. I get the same
readings out of my 500gb ide drives.
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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Mike Dodge
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 2:43 PM
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Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Do I gain anything in Myth by upgrading
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 4:21 PM, belcampo <belcampo at zonnet.nl> wrote:
John Drescher wrote:
>> 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 PATA MAxtor 320GB
Timing cached reads: 1160 MB in 2.00 seconds = 579.39 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 220 MB in 3.01 seconds = 73.17 MB/sec
> John <http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users>
I don't know a lot about this stuff, but those numbers seem pretty high.
Are you sure about that?
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