SATA II transfer rates

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Thu Jul 28 20:20:21 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 21:59 +0200, Thomas Kaiser wrote:
> Hello All
> I did run hdparam -t on my SATA || harddisk. Is 57.30 MB/sec a good 
> transfer rate for a SATA || HD?
> # hdparm -t /dev/sda

Hmmmm... I get exactly the same rate from my very modest low end 40GB
IDE drive, so either something is wrong with your drive, or SATA drives
aren't worth the trouble...


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