[geeks] Just for grins ...
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Tue Sep 7 21:27:31 CDT 2004
Tue, 07 Sep 2004 @ 09:18 -0400, Sandwich Maker said:
> " I recently retired a pair of Seagate Hawk 4GB drives. Hot, noisy... ran
> " 24/7 for 7 years. Working fine when I took them apart to get the shiny
> " stuff out.
No idea, they are gone. I only kept the shiny parts... :)
> i'm still running a pair of hawk 4Gs that are at least 7yo, 24x7, and
> as quiet as ever. i chose them b/c they matched the power [~11w] of
> sun0424s originally offered with my system.
Noisy compared to the new Barracudas. I just picked up a Seagate
Barracuda, 40GB IDE interface. You can't even hear it, and have to work
it hard to even feel the heads move.
Are the new SCSI Barracudas that quiet?
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