Subject: Re: Serial ATA Cards - Follow Up
To: Luke Mewburn , MLH <MLH@goathill.org>
From: Caffeinate The World <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/17/2003 18:15:33
--- Luke Mewburn <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 08:44:06PM +0000, MLH wrote:
> | I ran across some Seagate 80G ATA V SATA drives last weekend for
> | ~$120 at a local computer show. Best price until then I had seen
> | was $160 for that drive.
> Unfortunately, the SATA Seagate drives are based on the "cheaper"
> ATA models that only have 1 year warranty (and 2MB cache, but that's
> irrelevant to me).
80 Gig SATA Seagate ST380013AS 8MB cache $137.00
Not sure if this is the "cheaper" ATA model but it doesn't have 2 MB
cache. But it does have the 13 suffix.
> Last I looked, the only current ATA Seagate drives with 3 year
> warranty is the 120GB ST3120024A (also has 8MB cache), and until
> they release a ST3120024AS (SATA version), instead of the
> ST3120023AS (1yr, 2MB) which is based on the ST3120023A (1yr, 2MB),
> I won't be buying SATA drives, even though I have a SATA capable
Thomas T. Thai
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