RamDisk settings

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by tyk82002, Aug 8, 2002.

  1. tyk82002

    tyk82002 Guest

    What are the best settings for a ramdisk to make internet pages faster. I'm trying to figure out how many bytes per sector, sectors per track, tracks per cylinder, and sectors per cluster.
  2. tyk82002

    tyk82002 Guest

    46 reads and no help:(
  3. Hilander

    Hilander Guest

    First off, the RamDisk uses your Ram so your bytes per sector etc shouldn't matter. What you have to do is decide how big your RamDisk will be, then transfer your IE cache to that drive. This by itself should increase the speed of your webpages.
    You should also do the same for your system temp directories.
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

    New York City
    Using a RAMdrive for Temp Internet files didn't speed up anything on my box.

    The only thing it did was cause problems. Whenever I downloaded a very large file (larger than 50 megs) like Linux ISOs (650 megs each), the file would get truncated to 30 MB and wouldn't open after the download was done.