[conspire] Time flies

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Thu Feb 17 00:20:53 PST 2005

Sure, you can get huge SATA or PATA disks for not much nowadays, but what
are the largest SCSI drives they sell now? Unless you're talkin' SCA,
chances are they'll be just a few gig, so your smaller SCSI drives are not
as obsolete as your smaller IDE ones.

On Sun, 19 Dec 2004 11:24:28 -0800, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:

> CompUSA is having a sale today only where among the deals, they have 400GB
> Seagate drives for $199.99 after rebate. The scary thing is how easy it
> still is to run out of spaces even on those drives. DV sure gobbles bytes
> at an alarming rate. Seems like only yesterday I picked up a 20GB Samsung
> at the Robert Austin show for around $80, and I have a 30MB RLL drive
> sitting around that cost somewhere in the vicinity of $995, including the
> SCSI bridge board. I guess 4TB optical discs that sell at current CD-R
> prices must be just around the corner...

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