Secondary Master PIO

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Secondary Master PIO

Option name:

Secondary Master PIO

Possible values of an option:

[Auto], [0], [1], [2], [3], [4]
[Auto], [Mode 0], [Mode 1], [Mode 2], [Mode 3], [Mode 4]

The option description:

The given option allows to specify a data exchange mode (PIO Mode — Programmed Input/Output Mode) with the store connected as basic, to the secondary channel of the standard IDE/SATA-controller of a chipset of the motherboard. As a rule, it is possible to use a mode of automatic definition of the maximum possibilities of the connected store ([Auto]). In case of problems with the given concrete disk it is possible to use consistently slower, but also more reliable, in respect of compatibility with the old equipment, modes (maximum — [4] or [Mode 4], minimum — [0] or [Mode 0]).

For the inquiry we will result the maximum speed of data exchange with the store of interface IDE or SATA for each of modes:

PIO Mode 0 3.3 Mb/sek
PIO Mode 1 5.2 Mb/sek
PIO Mode 2 8.3 Mb/sek
PIO Mode 3 11.1 Mb/sek
PIO Mode 4 16.6 Mb/sek

All modern hard disks, and also drives of optical disks and to it similar devices work in mode PIO Mode 4.

Other options identical to destination:

Fast Programmed I/O Modes

IDE Channel0 Master PIO

IDE Channel0 Slave PIO

IDE Channel1 Master PIO

IDE Channel1 Slave PIO

IDE Primary Master PIO

IDE Primary Slave PIO

IDE Secondary Master PIO

IDE Secondary Slave PIO

PIO Mode

Primary Master PIO

Primary Slave PIO

Secondary Slave PIO

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