I’ve finally bought an eSATA external drive, a 1GB LaCie. Has it supports eSATA + Firewire + USB, I’ve decided to do a little home benchmarking. Here are the results:
Uau!… Bye-bye USB, here’s my new VM disk :)
And here are my internal disk results:
Strangely enough, these are worse than eSATA.
Update: I’m copying my VMs to my new eSATA external drive at 57MB/s. Cool.
Here’s a benchmark for another drive and external case (with eSATA):
This is a 2.5 disk. And the benchmark results are not so bright…
And here’s yet another cool setting from another development server we have: