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How can I verify that I've actually done this?
Are USB 2.0 speeds >35MB/s and SATA 2 speeds >300MB/s beyond the natural limits?
What are the actually limits for these I should expect?
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USB 2.0 : 480 Mbit/s
SATA II : 3 Gb/s

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Right on.
And that puts USB 2.0 at 60MB/s,
and SATA II at 384MB/s.

I've never seen anything that fast on either type.
I also was reading into the USB 2.0 speed,
and read something about "the way it works" with USB 2.0 makes the actual limit ~half.

I guess I was just wondering where they really end up.
I'm OCing the two on a rig,
and just wondering where I would truely surpass natural speeds.

Or maybe I'm just kidding myself.
Perhaps the "default" on this setup is dumbed-down from the start,
and I'm just getting back to normal speeds. lol

Thanks for posting. smile.gif
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Hahaha, yeah no problem.
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Bah...!
Who cares what the benchies say. lol

In the real world,
the Windows file transfer dialog says it keeps 200MB/s copying from it.
Seeing a 1.25GB file copied over USB 2.0 in 7 seconds seems good enough to me! thumb.gif

And SATA II reaching over 300MB/s in IDE mode definitely compares to AHCI,
so at least I get that speed back.

If nothing else, at least the system isn't gimped. smile.gif
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