[rescue] Re: Drive Reliability (was SCSI drive for sale atbuy.com)
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Thu May 15 00:28:12 CDT 2003
On Thu, 15 May 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:
> Likely not...those chip packages were around long, long before GaAs
> chips came into vogue.
Hm. I didn't know that. I guess it's just coincidence that the few
that I have seen were all GaAs.
> GaAs is still used for ultra-high-speed semiconductors.
How is it that they can still clock it faster than silicon? I thought
the silicon clocks were reaching a physical limitation. Or is it just
that GaAs has less resistance than silicon, so it doesn't heat up as
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