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GOLD3 FAST IDE Testers Neededpage  1 2 3 4 

Adam Whittaker
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Posts 270/ 1
06 May 2017 12:59

Hi I asked before about wanting to test but heard nothing back... I have a 600 with vampire 2 and would love to test gold 3 ide stuff, well any stuff really.

Peter Heginbotham

Posts 198
21 May 2017 15:28

Any Thoughts on the issue ?

Matthew Langtry

Posts 195
21 May 2017 16:19

Is this to only test ide or does include testing of aga through hdmi too?

David Wright

Posts 365
21 May 2017 17:17

Wouldn't it be all? I would also think testers would use a secondary boot cf card. Wouldn't want to mess with my main install in testing.

Peter Heginbotham

Posts 198
22 May 2017 13:07

Peter Heginbotham wrote:

RawSpeed Controller Performance Test
    With fastIDE  when performing writes (extracting WHDload games) to SCSI 1 (CF Card) > SCSI 0 (mSATA) the system locks up and unable to read \ browse disks
  Other Info
  Firmware GOLD 3 1b
  IDE Splitter KA-60 (http://retroami.com.pl/index.php?id_product=175&controller=product&id_lang=1)
  A604N + RTC + Indivision ECS

Any thoughts on how to fix this issue?

The hard drives are directly powered from a 90w geniune PicoPSU

SCSI 1 : Various Compact Flash cards

There are no issues with data transfers when FASTIDE is not used. Test copying 650MB ISO and checking the MD5 hash

(Sorry for the double post i forgot to include the issue)

Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5421
22 May 2017 13:30

FASTIDE is on the A500 is simple ON/OFF switch.
On the A600 you will need to find the optimal "param" for your A600.
Also please mind to use FASTIDE for a direct 1to1 connection to 1 CF.
Never use it for CDROM or when you have 2 devices attached.

Peter Heginbotham

Posts 198
22 May 2017 13:41

I have GOLD 3 b1 for testing

Matthew Langtry

Posts 195
24 May 2017 19:20

did you have to sign nda on beta 3?

Peter Heginbotham

Posts 198
25 May 2017 11:21

No, just give your first born child or pop on to IRC and ask

Matthew Langtry

Posts 195
27 May 2017 22:11

ill wait for the beta testers find and help fix the bugs

Simo Koivukoski
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 601
05 Nov 2017 16:20

RawSpeed Controller Performance Test has been updated to version 1.12: EXTERNAL LINK 
V500 V2+ fastide:

Alex Cleak

Posts 21
05 Nov 2017 19:56

I use my V500 V2+ with a SATA to IDE bridge and a SATA 2.5" HDD. I get pretty good speeds already, but faster is always better! Looking forward to this :)

Jan Vonka

Posts 60
05 Nov 2017 20:13

Can you please make Syspeed Drive test as well?

Martin Soerensen

Posts 232
06 Nov 2017 07:05

I assume that graph is misleading since it maxes out at 4MB/s while the number on the right says 15MB/s.

Roger Shimada

Posts 30
06 Nov 2017 15:09

To get a 15058K/sec Transfer rate in 1720ms would require 25,900 bytes to be transferred.

I do not think that RawSpeed Controller 1.12 should be trusted.

Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5421
06 Nov 2017 15:16

Roger Shimada wrote:

To get a 15058K/sec Transfer rate in 1720ms would require 25,900 bytes to be transferred.
  I do not think that RawSpeed Controller 1.12 should be trusted.

Double check your math!

Darkulla Vampire

Posts 33
06 Nov 2017 20:39

With sysinfo or other benchmarks, the speed on my A500+ v2+ gold2.5 is: ~15mb/s on raw data read.
  I can testing with a four ide splitter, if you Want?

Michael Nurney

Posts 283
07 Nov 2017 14:00

I'll try it :)

IRC on the way

Sebastian Blanco

Posts 145
07 Nov 2017 15:34

I have question about the speed for example.
On my vampire 500+ using 2.5 core i see read speed of 3 MB/S from my CF card look quite fast for me.
This is the standard speed, or it should be faster ?.

Jan Vonka

Posts 60
07 Nov 2017 15:48

Use Vampiretool (http://wiki.apollo-accelerators.com/doku.php/vampiretool) and enable FASTIDE.

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