Re: are those transfer speeds normal?
Well technically speaking you are talking about bites, not bytes. So when SATA drives say 300mb/s, it is actually 300 mega bits, which equates to what, 30 megabytes / secound. So it sounds spot on IMO. I don't know what you have, IDE 100/133 or SATA 150/300 but don't think of those transfer numbers as mega bytes, they are bits.