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 Stewart
Richland, WA


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