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Highpoint e.SATA Kit v3.0 - External SATA Storage - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and SiSoft Sandra 2004

Last month we checked out Highpoint's e.SATA v2.0 external storage kit. Today we have the latest e.SATA Kit in from the folks from Highpoint in Taiwan which sports true support for Serial ATA drives and increased performance over the older version. If external storage interests you, don't miss reading about this product.

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Dec 9, 2003 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: Highpoint

Test System Setup

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz (800MHz FSB) (Supplied by Spectrum Communications)

 

Memory: 2x Kingmax 256MB DDR-433 (Supplied by Kingmax Australia)

 

Video Card: ATI Radeon 9700 Pro (Supplied by ATI)

 

Motherboard: ABIT IC7-MAX3 (Supplied by ABIT)

 

Hard Disk(s): Western Digital 80GB PATA and Seagate 80GB SATA

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1

 

Drivers: ATI Catalyst 3.9

 

SiSoft Sandra 2004

 

SiSoft Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) 2004 is a synthetic windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems.

 

 

Here we can see that the new Serial ATA system from Highpoint slightly outperforms the older IDE based e.SATA system and is just on par with the Intel ICH5 Serial ATA transfers.

 

 

 

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