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  A Look at Maxtor's D740X, and ATA-133 
  Nov 08, 2001, 07:00am EST 

Appendix A

By: Dan Mepham

ApplicationDiamondMax Plus 60
On-board ATA-100
DiamondMax Plus 60
Controller ATA-100
DiamondMax Plus D740X
On-board ATA-100
DiamondMax Plus D740X
Controller ATA-133
D740X Extrapolated
On-board ATA-133
Bryce 4214224218226218
CorelDRAW 9.0234240239241239
Elastic Reality 3.1228239230248237
Excel 2000235235232235235
Naturally Speaking Preferred 4.0189189188190190
Netscape Communicator 4.61205205204206206
Paradox 9.0191198193202195
PhotoShop 5.5158158158160160
PowerPoint 2000231231224225225
Premiere 5.1196198195196195
Word 2000177180179182179
Windows Media Encoder 4.0190187188191194
Office Productivity208211207210207
Content Creation196200196202198

1. Introduction
2. New Standards, Old Parallels
3. ATA-133, All Show, No Go?
4. PCI Bus Loading
5. Maxtor's DiamondMax Plus D740X
6. Test Setup & Procedure
7. Performance - Burst Transfer Rate
8. Performance - Access Time
9. Performance - Sequential Transfer Rates
10. Performance - IOMeter
11. Performance - SYSMark
12. Conclusion
13. Appendix A

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Maxtor DiamondMax Plus D740X
Performance: 9/10
Quality: 8/10
Features: 10/10
Price: 6/10
Overall Rating: 9/10

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