Subject: Re: Quantum Fireball 4GB drive.
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Christopher R. Bowman <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/07/1998 21:20:09
At 05:53 PM 6/7/98 , Curt Sampson wrote:
>On Sat, 6 Jun 1998, Tom T. Thai wrote:
>> Why not get a Baracuda?
>Uh...price? Around here a 4.3 GB Baracuda is $880; a 4.3 GB Fireball
>is $390.
>I've found the Fireball drives to be ok, but they fail more often
>than Hawks, Baracudas or Atlases. Also, there are two models, the
>ST and the TM. I can't remember which is which, but the 5400 RPM
>one is slow, and the 4500 RPM one even slower. :-)

Wow, that is a lot, I justpicked up my Ultra Wide 9 Gig IBM drive (7200 RPM)
for $610 (US)

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Christopher R. Bowman