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ultra DMA ???

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by brbpab94, Jan 23, 2007.

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  1. brbpab94

    brbpab94 Thread Starter

    Nov 25, 2002
    In the BIOS is the ultra DMA suppose to be enabled or disabled?and what does it do?S.M.A.R.T. ???
  2. bonk

    bonk Banned

    Sep 8, 2005
    Ultra DMA

    This technology for transferring data between a computer's hard disk and memory was developed by Quantum and Intel. The maximum burst rate of an Ultra DMA hard drive is 33.3 MBps. The original DMA (Direct Memory Access) protocol could only transfer data at half that speed. Thanks to Ultra DMA programs can open faster and run more smoothly. This is because Utlra DMA can send more data to the memory in less time than the original DMA.

    A bit gobble-de goop
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    Dec 26, 2002
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