[rescue] Why is everyone so OSX happy?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 11 18:33:46 CDT 2003
Chris Hedemark wrote:
> Old Macs used to be SCSI boxen but the later model ones have been IDE
> from the factory for years (even Power Macs)
No shit. I've bought a few new Macs over the years. I didn't say a
damn thing about WHAT THEY ARE SHIPPED WITH BY DEFAULT. I was talking
about WHAT PEOPLE USE.
Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> Indeed.... many disk performance problems go away when you add more
> RAM (up to a point, of course).
...then it wasn't a disk performance problem in the first place!
> And BTW, there is very little difference between a 7200rpm SCSI and
> 7200rpm IDE drive these days, assuming that the IDE drivers don't
> totally suck.
Well no, I don't agree, as I've seen otherwise.
Go ahead and run IDE...and send me your old crappy SCSI drives,
because I apparently get much better performance out of them than you
Dave McGuire "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL for the occasion." -Doc Shipley
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