Compaq Deskpro boards/hard drives from the late 1990s

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Jul 21 11:27:32 CDT 2021

On 7/21/21 8:19 AM, Liam Proven via cctalk wrote:

> IIRC the original capacity ceiling on IDE was 504MB or something, so I
> think the capacity of a CD (~650MB) would make a strictly IDE CD drive
> impossible...?
> I can't think of anything other than the Bigfoot, no. I didn't know
> Compaq favoured them, though...

CDC/Imprimis certainly had ATA half-height 5.25 drives in their Wren II
line--I used them.  e.g. 94204 series.


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