[rescue] Hitachi drives..?

Mike Parson mparson at bl.org
Sun Jun 26 08:53:04 CDT 2005

On Sat, Jun 25, 2005 at 09:03:23PM -0400, Eric Webb wrote:
> I really don't want to start a whole thread banging drive interface technology 
> or quality, but just looking for any honest experiences with Hitachi's IDE 
> drives.  Seem to have longer warranty (3 yrs) than other brands.  I think 
> I've heard that their SCSIs are decent, but never heard anyone use their IDE.  
> Looking for large, cheap 3ware fodder for video storage.

At my last job, we had probably 15T or so of Hitachi's large (185+gb)
drives all hooked up to 3ware controllers.  They worked rather well.

These days, for personal use, I'm back to buying Seagate drives with
their 5 year warranty.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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