Disk Performance Issues

Josh Paetzel friar_josh at webwarrior.net
Tue Apr 22 21:39:42 PDT 2003

> http://www.dartek.com/printablespecs.cfm?ItemNo=79374
> This claims my ATA/100 drives are capable of sustained data transfer of 52.5 
> Megs/sec.  I don't think that's very accurate...most of the benchmarks I've 
> seen are in the 20-30 Meg/sec range for modern ata/100 and 133 drives.  5 
> Megs/sec is NOT normal performance however.  These numbers I'm throwing about 
> all refer to susstained transfer rates on large files.
> Josh

Ok, internal tranfer is just from platter to platter inside the drive and not 
relevent to what I'm looking for.  My bad.


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