Results of SATA drives using an IDE interface

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Graham

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Results from a SSD which seems to be pretty consistent speed, but the 2 spinners appear to slow down towards the 100% position.
Is this unusual?
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During development it was noted that spinning disks get slower as they get towards 100%. This is because the disk rotates at a constant speed, but the later cylinders are smaller and contain less sectors. The front of the disk is the outside where more data can be contained within one cylinder, so require less revolutions to get 1GB.
 
Trying to understand your title "Results from SATA drives classed as IDE".

Are you saying "These are my results where RS correctly reports the SATA drives as IDE";
or "Why does RS report these SATA drives as IDE?"
 
@Graham Just FYI, it is possible to paste a text table into a message, and have it aligned, by highlighting it and flagging it as code. That setting is under the right hand "dots" on the tool bar and the menu item looks like "</>". That way, you don't have to embed an image. :cool: Ron
 
@Graham Just FYI, it is possible to paste a text table into a message, and have it aligned, by highlighting it and flagging it as code. That setting is under the right hand "dots" on the tool bar and the menu item looks like "</>". That way, you don't have to embed an image. :cool: Ron
Thanks for that, did look for that kind of option but couldn't see it. (y)
 
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