Serial ATA and UDMA

James Wilkinson james at
Wed Jun 30 16:22:44 UTC 2004

Jonathan Rawle wrote:
> If 54 MB/s decent performance? (Output from hdparm -t)


Take a look at the *average* speeds on the latest hard drives:

Peak performance should be a way above the average performance: there's
normally more data around the outside of a disk than around the inside,
and the spin speed is constant, so you get more data per second at the
outside of a disk.



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