- • Standard 2.5" IDE storage device form factor (100.2mm x 69.9mm x 9.8mm) • LED indicators: Power On, Master and Slave Card Detect, and Disk Activity • Can be a primary bootable device containing the
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This review is from: SYBA SD-ADA45006 2.5" IDE 44-Pin To Dual Compact Flash Adapter
It works. Seems decent bit faster than my old 7200rpm HD.
Old HD 27.8mb read / 17mb write.
SD card 53.9mb read / 16.8mb write.
Not completely quiet. I hear some power supply twitching noise while accessing sometimes.
Win XP sp3 Fat32
SD Card: Silicon Power Superior 32GB
PN # SP032GBCFC1K0V10
Bios recognized as: UDMA Mode: Mode 5 (100mb max xfer)
HD Tach benchmark on SD card:
Peak 53.7mb, avg 50.6mb, random access .4ms
HD Tach benchmark on HD: Crashes during tests, so no results.
Hard Drive SD Card
Size Write Read Write Read
.5k 2733 3938 2628 3702
1k 5169 7190 5007 7010
2k 9513 11350 8151 12579
4k 15276 22253 9941 20726
8k 15829 27291 11457 31207
16k 17074 27813 13320 39196
128k 12147 53828
512k 16893 53902
Didn't benchmark past 16k on HD as speed didn't increase.
Didn't benchmark past 512k on SD card as speed didn't increase.
I read somewhere that it might be better to leave the FAT table to FAT32 as that is how the SD card's hardware was tweaked for & shipped as. This is why I didn't go to NTFS. I don't know how true this is, since you can read anything on the inet & not be true.
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