[geeks] SATA on G4 Power Mac, revisited
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sun May 6 19:21:48 CDT 2007
On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 03:45:46PM -0600, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>  http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/SATAPCI2P/
That card and the one mentioned by Phil Brutsche are both regular PCI
cards. Exactly how good is the performance with them on a system with
I'm wondering if it is worth spending double/tripple the money to get a
PCI-X card for a DA/QS G4 for the sake of supporting 64bit PCI? Of
course, the cash increase also gets you more ports.
I guess a related question is can cards be 64bit on a card by card
basis, or does one 32bit card cause the entire system to fall back to
Mainly I'm concerned about if having a regular PCI card is asking for
the card to end up being a bottleneck in heavy IO circumstances.
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