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Re: Hard Drive data rates



On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 12:07 -0700, John Wendel wrote:
> Your talking about the wire speed. The REAL speed is determined by the 
> disk drive. You're lucky to get 75MB/s with a desktop drive.

Definitely; many other things come into play there as well: platter
rotational speed, disk cache size, et al. Even on my WD Raptor
(S-ATA/150, 10000 RPM, 8 MB cache), transfer speed peaks at about 65-ish
MB/second.
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