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    As this is on the horizon,
    any-one know of any release dates or perfomace specs of the drives,

    LSI have already got a S-ATA raid card out,pitty can't bolt any drives onto it ?
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    I'd wait for Serial ATA II as Serial ATA is still restricted by the PCI bus and won't show any real performance gains till it is removed from it. ;)
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    Any ideas on when PCIexpress is showing up?
    and what is the deal here?
    is PCIexpress and hypertransport 2 competeing standards?
    and whats fastest?
    already seen hypertransport in some specs, doesnt Nforce2 use it between north and south bridge at 1600mb/sec?
    alot faster than pci 133mb/sec

    is PCI express intel, and hypertransport AMD?

    btw i sense 2 abreviations crashing into eachother hehe
    HyperTransport and HyperTreading..

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    Seagate has the Barracuda V drives out with Serial ATA... 150mb/s....
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    the drive is capable of that, but can it deliver with the pci buss caping it at 133mb/sec

    Just read some sweet info on PCI-x
    http://www.vr-zone.com/#2743

    "PCI-SIG has begun initial work to develop specifications for PCI-X 1066, the successor to the recent PCI-X 266 and PCI-X 533 specifications. The newest standard will allow PC components to exchange data at bandwidths of up to 8.5 gigabytes per second, compared with less than 1 gigabyte per second for current versions."

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    {PoSeIdOnAs}

    Every vender that I've seen advertise the Seagate drives lists them as "backordered".

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