Inertia wrote:If you have verified the lower speed, this would be a good question for Erik Deppe.
well, i have "verified" the slower speed.
the ScanDisk File Test shows you the speed continuously as it is progressing.
i just looked at the numbers during the test, never went above that 26x.
repeated with another CD, same observations as before.
DMA is enabled, latest VIA 4-in-1 INF driver installed, standard Microsoft (not VIA) IDE drivers, WinXP no SP1.
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