[rescue] Macs & IDE vs. SCSI

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 12 08:58:37 CDT 2003

Why is it that an external IDE drive, hanging off a firewire to IDE
converter/interface is better than an IDE drive running natively?

The IDE drive can only run as fast as it's IDE interface, so I guess
what you are saying is that IDE is fine, but the actual IDE chipset on
your MoBo is slow...


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