SATA is to slow comparing with linux

Oliver Lehmann lehmann at
Wed Sep 30 07:53:59 UTC 2009

Daniel O'Connor writes: 

> In the end I got a PCI Silicon Image 3114 based controller and it worked 
> fine.

I thought about getting a controller with a SiL-Chil too because they are 
kinda cheap and another system I intend to use with SATA harddisks has no 
SATA on-board. But then I searched through the web and read many posts 
telling me "stay away from Silicon Image controllers" so I did as 

I got a Promise SATA300 TX2plus instead. I'll rune some tests with later 
(when I'm back home ;))

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