Posted on 2004-03-30
I have a pc with an ASUS A7V8X-X motherboard with an Adaptec 19160 SCSI controller card. Connected to this card is an Ultra 160 SCSI hard drive.
If I add a SCSI cd-rom drive to this system, should I connect it to the current Adaptec controller or would the system performance be better by adding a second SCSI controller for the CD Rom drive?
I'm concerned that adding a SCSI cd-rom drive to the same controller with the hard drive might slow down the hard drives performance.