OT - 486 w/newer IDE drives
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.
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