[geeks] DVD install of MacOS 10.5.3 or 10.5.4
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Thu Jul 31 23:13:23 CDT 2008
>From: Shannon Hendrix <shannon at widomaker.com>
>Date: 2008/07/31 Thu PM 03:24:25 EDT
>To: The Geeks List <geeks at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [geeks] DVD install of MacOS 10.5.3 or 10.5.4
>On Jul 31, 2008, at 13:12 , Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> There was an interesting thread back when the first mac mini came
>> out about booting off a FireWire 400 drive instead of the 2.5" 4200
>> RPM HD - the FireWire drive was faster.
>That's because people put 7200rpm drives in the firewire cases though.
>The newer 7200rpm SATA notebook drives should be pretty fast. I have
>some Fujitsus and they certainly seem to be.
This was back in the day, when 5400 was "top speed" for a notebook drive...
>>  microcenter.com has them for $90 for PATA , $100 for SATA
>$100 will get you 750GB at newegg.com, for a Samsung or WD, 500GB
>They also have a sale so you can get a Seagate 750GB for $99.
>Free shipping on all three.
I suspect those aren't 2.5" notebook drives - the Mac Mini takes notebook
drives... The first gen Mac Mini took PATA, newer models are SATA-based.
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