SATA or SCSI drives - Multiple Read/write speeds.

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at
Tue Dec 9 11:11:30 EST 2003

Andrew Latham wrote:
> While I understand your pain I have no facts for you other than that SATA is
> much faster than IDE. It can come close to SCSI(160). I have used SATA a little
> but am happy with it. the selling point for me is cost of controler and disk
> (controlers of SATA are much less), and the smaller cable format. The cable is
> so small and easy to use that it is the major draw for me.
> good luck on your quest!

I knew this but for straight throughput but it is random access that 
is the real question.

Robin Laing

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