[Gllug] Source for quality 24/7-duty cycle SATA drives?

Richard Jones rich at annexia.org
Wed Apr 12 12:31:36 UTC 2006

On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 01:11:52PM +0100, Chris Bell wrote:
> On Wed 12 Apr, t.clarke wrote:
> > 
> > I have been using Quantum SCSI drives for years without any problems.
> > I have a vague feeling that Quantum is now Maxtor.
> > 
> > Urban myth seems to be that SCSI drives are built to better stands than ATA ??
> > 
> > Not had any problems for that matter with quantum ide/ata drives either
> > 
> > I guess its down to get what yu pay for.
> > We have always gone for SCSI on the server, even though its a lot more
> > expensive.
> > 
> > 
> > Tim
>    It would be nice if someone could answer the original question rather
> than throwing in the usual comments about SCSI. Or perhaps there is no
> correct answer? I do use SCSI in some computers, but even then it seems that
> three SCSI drives purchased a while ago came from a faulty batch.

SCSI is out of the question.

Has anyone any opinions on the WD4000YR?



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