New drivers for FastATA 1200 and online speed tests

Date 17-Jun-2004 0:02:54
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:
? ATA3.driver
? ATA3Prefs
? AllegroCDFS

ATA3.driver ver.7.0
- compatiblity with the newest big hard drive geometries (support up to 2TB)
- write speed improvement

ATA3Prefs ver.7.0
- changes in the SPLIT/NOSPLIT detection algoritm

AllegroCDFS ver.3.4
- 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.

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