[mythtv-users] Going to add HD-- anyone with the WD "green" sata drive?

greg at nodecam.com greg at nodecam.com
Mon Mar 16 21:49:51 UTC 2009

> Anyone got hdparm #s for these. My 750GB seagate 7200.11 drives net
> 105 MB/s uncached reads although I do not have #s here since at work
> they are all part of a raid or in windows machines.

# hdparm -tT /dev/sdb

 Timing cached reads:   1884 MB in  2.00 seconds = 941.67 MB/sec
 Timing buffered disk reads:  260 MB in  3.00 seconds =  86.57 MB/sec

Note that this is on a motherboard that doesn't support SATA II, so I have
the jumper set to make it a SATA I drive.


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