[rescue] Prices... Amazing
erie at shelbyvilledesign.com
Sun May 1 21:04:20 CDT 2005
lionel, care to share any source, other than ebay, I am looking for
multiples of 6....
Lionel Peterson wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Charles Shannon Hendrix"
> <shannon at widomaker.com>
> To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Sent: Sunday, May 01, 2005 2:59 PM
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Prices... Amazing
>> Wed, 27 Apr 2005 @ 16:54 -0700, Michael Dombrowski said:
>>> Just did some looking around on Ebay in the
>>> workstation/server areas, haven't done that in a
>>> while. Systems are getting ridiculously cheap. Blade
>>> 100s for less than $250. U5/10/30 for less than $100.
>> Yeah, but it is frustrating because I can't find similar deals on SCSI
>> hard drives.
>> I want to make a cheap fileserver, preferrably Sun stuff, but can't find
>> enough drives that I can afford.
>> Right now it is looking like I'll have to find a decent PC and buy a
>> some SATA drives. I can probably get a PC server for nearly nothing,
>> and just need to add a SATA controller.
>> I was hoping it would be more like a Sun U2 with a 6-drive bay, but the
>> drive prices are pushing the cost higher than I want.
> Sounds like an E250 is called for here - it will take 6x 1.6" SCA
> drives, which are quite affordable these days (50 Gig drives for about
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