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Nov 8, 2020
Hi Steve,

Just want to share my READSPEED results. I ran it on a Lenova ThinkCentre-A63 with 500GB SSD, 1TB Seagate internal drive, 1 Seagate 2TB external usb-3 drive, 1 Western Digital "My Passport" 4TB external usb-3 drive:

   NOTE: 2 faster SATA drives are attached to slower SATA links. You may add
         the /ident command-line option to display and identify the drives.

Driv Size  Drive Identity     Location:    0      25%     50%     75%     100
---- ----- ---------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
 81  500GB CT500MX500SSD1                268.3   271.4   269.0   263.7   271.3
 83  1.0TB ST1000DM003-1ER162            207.1   202.7   182.1   150.8    98.0

                  Benchmarked: Sunday, 2020-12-27 at 15:42

Second time ran with /ident command-line option:

  AHCI '.' and IDE '-' drive reset & diagnostic latencies in milliseconds:

  61.612 61.631

  Associating BIOS drive [80-83]:

  [ 80 81! 82 83! ]

  BIOS drive count: 4

  BIOS Inter Bus Location Dev Port Intr
  ---- ----- --- -------- --- ---- ----
   80   USB  PCI  0:18:2   0                                               
   82   USB  PCI  0:18:2   0                                               

  BIOS Location Type Clas Pg Vend Devi Prt Intr Cmmd Ctrl Mast Driv Link Size
  ---- -------- ---- ---- -- ---- ---- --- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- -----
   81   0:17:0  AHCI 0106 01 1002 4391  0   15  < AHCI Cntrl > <6.0> 3.0 500GB
   83   0:17:0  AHCI 0106 01 1002 4391  2   15  < AHCI Cntrl > <6.0> 3.0 1.0TB

                  Benchmarked: Sunday, 2020-12-27 at 15:42

Regards, Ken
Yes, they do!

The SSD is likely running at 1/2 to 2/3 of it's maximum speed due to the speed limit of SATA 2. The Spinner is likely running at it's full speed.