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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