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Madrag: That is completely normal. The first... 3,531 Views / 27 Replies  
Madrag: That is completely normal. The first partitions are located on the outermost parts of the hard drive platters. Later partitions are located further towards the center of the platter. Since...
Posted by guppi, on Dec 2, 2006 at 03:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OSX USB 2.0 performance sucks 3,531 Views / 27 Replies  
Another update:
I benchmarked the same external USB 2.0 drive that I tested on my MBP C2D under OSX, but this time under Bootcamp / Win XP SP2. Exact same computer, hard drive, cable, enclosure,...
Posted by guppi, on Nov 30, 2006 at 11:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Another interesting fact: I hooked up the USB2.0... 3,531 Views / 27 Replies  
Another interesting fact: I hooked up the USB2.0 drive to my Thinkpad (Win XP) and ran the HD Tach benchmark program. The result: A read spead of 33-35MB/s across the entire disk.
Of course these...
Posted by guppi, on Nov 15, 2006 at 03:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The benchmarks on my system (Macbook Pro C2D... 3,531 Views / 27 Replies  
The benchmarks on my system (Macbook Pro C2D 2.16) in detail:

Internal HD (160GB drive):
W: 35.5
R: 36.3

External USB/FW HD (200GB Seagate):
using FW:
W: 24.2
R: 34.3
Posted by guppi, on Nov 15, 2006 at 02:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought two no-name USB 2.0 enclosures recently.... 3,531 Views / 27 Replies  
I bought two no-name USB 2.0 enclosures recently. While doing a full disk backup today, I realized that my external HD was way slower than I expected it to be. So I ran some benchmarks using this...
Posted by guppi, on Nov 15, 2006 at 04:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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