On Wednesday 15 October 2003 01:46 am, Mike Maltese wrote: > > acd0: DVDROM <ATAPI DVD-ROM 16X Maximum> at ata1-master UDMA66 > > I stand corrected, although I maintain that no optical drive is > capable of that kind of throughput. =) I was kinda wondering if he'd > been duped on the specs of the drive. >
Neither are the HDs. They transfer at their rated speed but only have the bus for a few milliseconds at a time. Regardless of the device, if you transfer the data using dma, you are going to pass more information per turn. I figure the rest is advertising hype. Kent -- Kent Stewart Richland, WA http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"