Drives on separate IDE controllers

  Biotech 21:40 13 Jan 06
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My system has 2 harddrives set up on the SATA controller and there are 2 DVD Burners on the Primary IDE controller, master/slave. The secondary IDE controller is redundant at the moment and I wondered if it would be more efficient to have each burner on a separate controller and would it make direct drive to drive copying smoother.

TIA

  PaulB2005 21:52 13 Jan 06

Yes.

  Biotech 22:24 13 Jan 06

Could they both then be set to "master"

  Totally-braindead 22:27 13 Jan 06

Yes. But they would only be more efficient when they run together, such as when you were copying on the fly from one drive to another.

  Biotech 22:38 13 Jan 06

thanks

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