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Moctezuma05
08-09-2002, 09:38 AM
I was just looking at some hdd and I didnt even know that there were 10000 RPM hard drives out there. Anyway, I found an extremly expensive hdd out there for a whoping $1,479.97(US)!!
This is a Seagate 181.6 GB hdd 68 Pin Ultra160 10000 RPM hdd. I must say that this is about what a pretty good store bought computer costs, and for that much money you could build yourself a monster of a comp. I was just curious and started wondering does anyone happen to have this hdd? Also, I'm sure some 1 has a 10000 RPM hdd, I would like to know how much you payed for it so I can just compare some things. Thnx all. :shoot3: :shoot2:

FLaCo
08-09-2002, 10:02 AM
Was that SCSI HDD? Prolly was huh?

Darthtanion
08-09-2002, 10:32 AM
Was that SCSI HDD? Prolly was huh?
68 pin Ultra 160 = SCSI

Concerning that drive... it was made for corporate use. Take about eight of them and run them in a RAID5 configuration and you have the makings of decent server setup that handles large database files and such.

If you're looking at SCSI drives, though, take a look at some of the other Seagate models around. They go as high as 15k RPM in some instances, and again are made for corporate use. For the enthusiast (even the hardcore gamer), it wouldn't really be of much benefit.

Beefy
08-09-2002, 11:11 AM
What Darth said. Some of those faster drives (IDE or SCSI) are also used a fair bit in video editing, as they have faster read / write capabilities, which is handy when recording / rendering video.

FLaCo
08-09-2002, 11:23 AM
Thanks Darth...:)

Darthtanion
08-09-2002, 11:44 AM
Good call Beefy. I hadn't considered DV editing into the mix. That added speed would work wonders with a Firewire DV setup. :)

np Flaco. ;)

Beefy
08-09-2002, 12:06 PM
They are sometimes called A/V drives..

*continues to spout useless information*

RDR
08-10-2002, 08:41 PM
that's not a very good price for theat drive - I can get it for that much in cdn$$'s - although I'm not sure of the exact model

I bought 4x73GB Seagate SCSI U160 68pin drives in the spring for a dual Athlon server I was putting together - I think I paid in the mid-$500cdn/ea

HackofDestruct
08-12-2002, 12:28 PM
hey beefy when is the event of the year film going to be done

Beefy
08-12-2002, 12:49 PM
sometime this year.. obviously. :)

Darthtanion
08-12-2002, 08:17 PM
Make sure to post the link into a new thread in the BG then please. That original one has become more bloated than the Microsoft operating systems. :p

Olie
08-12-2002, 08:31 PM
good call there Darth :laugh: :laugh: :clap: :clap:

Beefy
08-13-2002, 07:37 AM
Make sure to post the link into a new thread in the BG then please. That original one has become more bloated than the Microsoft operating systems. :p

You might want to check it again.. :D

Wiggo
08-13-2002, 12:51 PM
Ok buster, what did ya do with it? :hmph:
:hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer:

Beefy
08-13-2002, 02:22 PM
*looks skyward innocently*

Wiggo
08-13-2002, 03:45 PM
Yeah ya will be from the bottom of a 7 foot hole. :angryfire
:hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer: :hammer:

Beefy
08-13-2002, 05:22 PM
now THAT would be an event of the year.. for me anyways...

Olie
08-13-2002, 09:16 PM
hmmm.

burrying beefy alive with a few sticks of dynamite staped to his back........... sounds like an event. sounds like "THE EVENT OF THE YEAR"

Beefy
08-13-2002, 09:36 PM
i'd like to tape that one for ya guys, but my hands are tied.. or buried.. or something.. :D

HackofDestruct
08-14-2002, 06:23 AM
whens it coming out beefy the event of the year film

Beefy
08-14-2002, 08:11 AM
Umm, you already asked me that up further... :rolleyes2

Wiggo
08-14-2002, 08:49 AM
But when are ya goin' to answer him? :rolleyes2
:beer: :beer: :beer:

Beefy
08-14-2002, 09:53 AM
I did. :rolleyes2

Wiggo
08-14-2002, 10:23 AM
Yeah but your "sometime this year" could be our "sometime next year". :laugh:
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Beefy
08-14-2002, 10:33 AM
could also be 'sometime years ago'

drpeterbright
08-14-2002, 11:39 PM
:cool: What's the event of the year film? :cool:

bigjackusa
08-30-2002, 03:00 AM
Just so you know, if it doesn't have AV in the model number, I doubt that it is an AV drive. AV drives are a special modification of normal SCCI drives that optimize for speed at the expense of data accuracy. They will probably lose a few tiny bits of data during high speed data transfer. They are so small and few that it is usually undetectable with AV, but you would never trust them for data and application storage.