Mobile HDD Cache Comparison

Posted on Sunday, December 18 2005 @ 3:03 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
In an effort to gain a larger mobile penguin presence we have numerous notebook related articles under works and our first to deliver is a mobile cache comparison examining the benefits of an increased ATA-6 cache size, which is one of the ways to seek an increased performance over a HDD speed increase with the downfalls of that being an excessive amount of heat along with being noisy and wearing down the battery life. Just how well does the standard 8MB compare to 16MB on the Pentium M front?

Head over to Phoronix to learn more.

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