List of fake vs. real SATA drives.
stephen at math.missouri.edu
Mon Nov 22 21:21:38 GMT 2004
Thomas Wolf wrote:
> Stephen Montgomery-Smith <stephen at math.missouri.edu> schrieb:
>>FUJISHIMA Satsuki wrote:
>>>Currently native SATA drives are still not so popular. There are:
>>>Seagate Barracuda ATA V, 7200.7, 7200.8
>>I have one of these, and I am really impressed by its performance. I
>>added one to my computer, which came with a Maxtor 6Y080L0. My main
>>disk intensive operation is creating the CTM deltas (as in CTM which is
>>an alternative to CVSUP for people behind unfriendly firewalls). The
>>performance difference was somewhat collosal, as in something like 3
>>times faster. To be honest, I am still at a loss to explain why the
>>Seagate did so very much better - maybe it is the 8M cache as compared
>>to the 2M cache. The Seagate 7200.7 had similar performance to a
>>Seagate 160MHz SCSI drive that I have on another computer.
> Ah, please tell me more about it, is this a ST3120827AS?
> (I would need the exact PartNo.) What controller dou you have
> and finally, on which version of FreeBSD?
ST380013AS with Intel ICH5 SATA150 controller and FreeBSD 4.10-Stable.
The kernel reports that it is running at UDMA33, but the actual
performance seems much better than that.
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