Subject: Re: large disk preformance
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/2001 16:38:14
On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 05:06:30PM -0400, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> UW SCSI @ 7200 rpm -vs- IDE @ 5400 rpm
> you lose the greatness of SCSI and 1800 rpms so there is a big speed difference

Not really. The 30GB disk should have a much higther density than a 4GB one.
So, although it spins slower the new disk should be much faster for
sequencial reads or writes. seek times should be about the same.

Manuel Bouyer <>