[rescue] Re: Drive Reliability (was SCSI drive for sale atbuy.com)
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Thu May 15 00:22:14 CDT 2003
On Thu, 15 May 2003, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> It's got the weirdest SIMMS I've ever seen. No chips on 'em, just little
> shiny metal cubes.
Those are gallium-arsenide chips, I'd wager. That's how IBM (and Cray,
and others, I'd wager) got fast chips before silicon fabrication
processes were refined enough.
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