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Hard Drive Benchmarking

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#1 Guest_LeonardT_*

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Posted 25 April 2001 - 11:47 AM

I saw a reference to ATTO in a review on the Tech Guide site. I downloaded it and ran it on several drives. As I recall in the review (which I cannot locate) write and read drive performance were very nearly equal. On my machines running several types of drives write speeds are about half of read speeds. I am getting reads of 18 MB/Sec on the ATA100 drive but I would like to know what might be limiting the write speeds on that drive to 11 MB/Sec?

#2 Guest_Primordious_*

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Posted 02 May 2001 - 01:00 PM

it's actually very very hard to tell with out more info,

i would suggest enabling DMA, and perhaps
checking your IRQ setting, possibly moving it up on the list

what kind of drive is it? manufacturer?