[tech] 9G wide scsi drives

Duncan Sargeant dunc at rcpt.to
Wed Apr 5 15:06:30 WST 2000

At the last committee meeting we were looking at getting a new /home.

Here are a couple of quotes from Comdek:

IBM Ultrastar 18ES (7.0ms Ultra2 SCSI)			$395
Seagate ST39236LW Barracuda 18XL (5.8ms Ultra160 SCSI)	$405


Both are: 72000rpm, 3.5", 68pin, with 2meg cache, 5 year warranty.

Seagate claims the higher throughput.

The Ultrastar 36LP (next model up - 7200 4.1ms 4meg cache) were $525
The Seagate Cheetah (gah, 10000rpm goodness) was $585.

My vote's with the Barracuda.

Duncan Sargeant
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