120Gb hdd $158 from DS

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by samg, Jun 1, 2004.

  1. samg

    samg Guest

    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
     
    samg, Jun 1, 2004
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  2. samg

    Gordon Guest

    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?
     
    Gordon, Jun 2, 2004
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  3. samg

    Robert Guest

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

    "samg" <> wrote in message
    news:Xns94FBF0D52B2A0samg@203.97.37.6...
    > 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
    >
     
    Robert, Jun 2, 2004
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  4. samg

    colinco Guest

    In article <>, flash130
    @yahoo.com says...
    > 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.
     
    colinco, Jun 2, 2004
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  5. Dave - Dave.net.nz, Jun 2, 2004
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  6. samg

    Dave Taylor Guest

    "Dave - Dave.net.nz" <dave@no_spam_here_please.dave.net.nz> wrote in
    news::

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


    they can from the 8 Meg cache.
    Ciao, Dave
     
    Dave Taylor, Jun 3, 2004
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  7. 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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    Dave Hall
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    http://www.dunedinwireless.co.nz
     
    Dave - Dave.net.nz, Jun 3, 2004
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    Richard Guest

    Richard, Jun 4, 2004
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