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Article:
  Proper Filesystem Layout
Subject:   Disk are not faster at outer edge (?)
Date:   2002-05-02 09:38:52
From:   aleistad
In the article it is stated that: "The first cylinders of a disk -- the cylinders at the outer edge -- are spinning the fastest and thus provide the best performance..."


But, surely disks are using a constant angular velocity with an equal number of sectors per cylinder.


So how are disks "faster" at the outer edge?