OT - 486 w/newer IDE drives

9000 VAX vax9000 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 15:57:52 CST 2006


On 11/23/06, der Mouse <mouse at rodents.montreal.qc.ca> wrote:
>
> > Does anyone really care about the smaller (<2GB) 3.5" drives anymore?
>
> I do.
>
> In rough order of usefulness:
>
> - 50-pin SCSI


I bought some 20x 1G 50pin SCSI disks from ebay for $17.

- Parallel IDE
> - 80-pin SCA SCSI
> - 68-pin SCSI
>
> Serial ATA is of no use whatever to me - though I doubt you'll have any
> SATA in that size range.
>
> But anything under about 1G is of little value even to me, and those
> incredibly noisy 2G Seagate Barracudas are lower on the value list than
> the above info otherwise implies - their whine is just too piercing.
>
> /~\ The ASCII                           der Mouse
> \ / Ribbon Campaign
> X  Against HTML               mouse at rodents.montreal.qc.ca
> / \ Email!           7D C8 61 52 5D E7 2D 39  4E F1 31 3E E8 B3 27 4B
>



More information about the cctalk mailing list