Subject: Re: IEEE1394 (firewire) vs USB2
To: NetBSD-current <email@example.com>
From: Xavier HUMBERT <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/03/2002 12:45:06
Rick Kelly <email@example.com> wrote :
> I have one i386 box with an IDE drive and a CD/RW. So, even though there
> are 4 IDE connectors, I have effectively used up all the IDE connections.
An UltraDMA 100 PCI card is quite cheap - you can have a PromiseTX2 for
around $70. And a 100 GB IDE for $200, iirc.
Works here like a charm. On my old P200, I guess the bottleneck is the
memory bus speed :-)