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I own a sata system that has the option to plug two normal ata devices in (one on each cable) for old cd-roms etc. Recently I bought an ata dvd-burner. I was surprised to find that it burned no faster than the old cd-rom that was in it's place read. I plugged a harddrive in it's slot and bang, it still had a maximum throughput of 2.5 - 3.0 MBps.
My other sata discs have a throughput of 48 - 56 MBps (i see that much in gkrellm) but this... Total faliure.