New drivers for FastATA 1200 and online speed tests
Date 16-Jun-2004 23:02:54
Topic: Hardware News
|ELBOX COMPUTER has released today the NEW drivers for FastATA 1200 (Power Flyer 1200, Winner 1200 High-Speed) controllers. New software is available free of charge for all registered users of FastATA 1200.|
The update includes new versions of:
- compatiblity with the newest big hard drive geometries (support up to 2TB)
- write speed improvement
- changes in the SPLIT/NOSPLIT detection algoritm
- improvement in reading CDs with surface defects
Speed tests of the EIDE hard drives connected to the FastATA 1200 MK-II controller have been published in the News | Product Reviews section.
Tests were done with the most popular A1200 turbo cards: Apollo 1240, Blizzard 1230, Blizzard 1260 and BlizzardPPC.
If you own an old version of the FastATA controller, you can upgrade it now with the newest FastATA 1200 MK-II firmware using a DIY Upgrade Pack.