[mythtv-users] SATA pci card or USB enclosure

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri May 1 18:00:32 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 1:54 PM, Michelle Agnew <michelle.agnew at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to add another hard drive to my backend/frontend and I only have 2
> SATA ports on the mobo.  Which would be a better option for adding the
> drive, adding in a SATA pci card or putting the drive in a USB enclosure?
> They are about the same price.

SATA card is much faster. I mean USB2 is limited to 30 or so MB/s
while SATA will do probably 90 MB/s on a pci bus.


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