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samg
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      06-01-2004
Just in case anyone is interested (or doesnt bother reading their junk
mail) Dick Smiths have a good special on western digital hard drives.

Western Digital 120GB 7200rpm ATA100 2MB Cache for $158 and a 160GB for
$198

 
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Gordon
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      06-02-2004
On Tue, 01 Jun 2004 23:41:04 +1200, samg wrote:

> Western Digital 120GB 7200rpm ATA100 2MB Cache for $158 and a 160GB for
> $198


Have we not reached ATA133 plus these days?
 
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Robert
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      06-02-2004
Yep
http://www.pricespy.co.nz/cat_3.html#g94

"samg" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Just in case anyone is interested (or doesnt bother reading their junk
> mail) Dick Smiths have a good special on western digital hard drives.
>
> Western Digital 120GB 7200rpm ATA100 2MB Cache for $158 and a 160GB for
> $198
>



 
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colinco
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      06-02-2004
In article <(E-Mail Removed)>, flash130
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> Have we not reached ATA133 plus these days?
>

So what- most of the MB contollers would be 66 0r 100 at best. Has
little impact on average use.
 
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Dave - Dave.net.nz
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      06-02-2004
Gordon wrote:
>>Western Digital 120GB 7200rpm ATA100 2MB Cache for $158 and a 160GB for
>>$198

> Have we not reached ATA133 plus these days?


yeah, but the drives can't physically do that anyway.

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Dave Taylor
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      06-03-2004
"Dave - Dave.net.nz" <dave@no_spam_here_please.dave.net.nz> wrote in
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> yeah, but the drives can't physically do that anyway.
>


they can from the 8 Meg cache.
Ciao, Dave
 
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Dave - Dave.net.nz
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      06-03-2004
Dave Taylor wrote:
>>yeah, but the drives can't physically do that anyway.


> they can from the 8 Meg cache.


ok, yes they can... so they use that 133MB/s for a total of
0.06015037593984962406015037593985 of a second.... yay.

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Richard
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      06-04-2004
Robert wrote:

> Yep
> http://www.pricespy.co.nz/cat_3.html#g94


I _never_ thought I would see DSE as the cheapest on there.

 
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