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Old 22nd September 2002
Lives for gear

Originally posted by hmurchison
DMA. You know I don't know when they added DMA to the ATA bus.

Yeah, it's funny. I always thought IDE on the Mac had such a bad rep on the Mac early on because of the lack of DMA. Man, on a PC, turning DMA off is death for a DAW.

It's wild that all the Firewire HDs being run now are simply IDE drives in a Firewire case. I guess everybody knows that, right?

Brian T