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by abently
Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R32 limits primary HDD to 30mb/s (DMA 2)? Anyone HDD faster?
Replies: 6
Views: 5710

Re: R32 limits primary HDD to 30mb/s (DMA 2)? Anyone HDD fas

Ok, will try a few things when I get back and have time and see where I end up. I've got a Momentus that I can throw in and see it that's normal. Then I might re-install XP and see it that resets it and if it still fails, then will try Win 7 light and see where that ends up.
by abently
Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R32 limits primary HDD to 30mb/s (DMA 2)? Anyone HDD faster?
Replies: 6
Views: 5710

Re: R32 limits primary HDD to 30mb/s (DMA 2)? Anyone HDD fas

Ok, should clarify a bit better, it's actually a mSATA to PATA adaptor within a 2.5" Housing. Using the JM20330 chip by the looks of things. For a list of Bios updates / fixes regarding the R32, I found this list > http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/1mud23us.txt What's your sugge...
by abently
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R32 limits primary HDD to 30mb/s (DMA 2)? Anyone HDD faster?
Replies: 6
Views: 5710

R32 limits primary HDD to 30mb/s (DMA 2)? Anyone HDD faster?

Hi guys, Just trying to diagnose whether its an (1.8" to 2.5") adaptor bottleneck or R32 chipset bottleneck? It's reading the primary HDD as DMA 2 with or without the DVD drive (which is DMA 2) in place... I was under the impression the R32 supported ATA-100 / DMA 5.... I guess the question is has a...

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