Subject: Re: 32 bit SCSI adapters.
To: Stephen Carpenter <>
From: Nick Loman <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/03/1996 19:23:48
On Tue, 3 Sep 1996, Stephen Carpenter wrote:

> >In general, you get what you pay for.
> In general but Adaptecs are a bit pricey for what you get.
> >However, you can get an NCR 53c8xx-based (53c810 is the most common --
> >narrow fast SCSI-2) adapter for quite a bit less.  These are very good
> >cards for workstation use.  And, they cost quite a bit less than an
> >Adaptec or BusLogic adapter.
> I got a 53c810A PCI SCSI card yesterday for 45 pounds (to replace an Adaptec 
> 1542CP) and it works like a dream. It's not a low end device either, a number of 
> AlphaServers from Digital use this chip for their primary SCSI bus

You mention pounds so I assume you are in England: may I enquire
where these cards are sold?