[ILUG] S-ATA vs SCSI
paul at clubi.ie
Tue Apr 27 11:17:16 IST 2004
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Liam Bedford wrote:
> How about the fact that the IDE people don't seem to be interested
> in giving warranties with their drives?
Who are these mysterious IDE people? Don't nearly all of the hard
disk manufacturers sell both SCSI, IDE and SATA interface disks? And
warranties will differ across different disks.
> Seen an S-ATA drive with a 5 year warranty recently?
All SCSI disks come with 5 year warranties?
> (I haven't been looking, so there could be one out there).
They offer sata/ide disks with 3 year warranties. Same warranty span
as you get when you buy a Compaq^WHP Proliant, iirc.
> The WD Raptor drives which have similar performance and capacities
> to SCSI drives are also significantly more expensive than j random
> S-ATA drive.
$239 from WD, €236 from komplett. How much are 74GB 10k+ rpm U320
SCSI drives with 5 year warranties again?
S-ATA, the new SCSI.
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