quote:Unless I am looking at the graphs wrong??
quote:hey Seagate, why not put 4 160Gb platters into one drive? 4x160 = 720Gb, a new record capacity. If you can put 4 125's in one drive, 4 160's should be doable.
quote:When a gigabyte of RAM can be had for less than $90, why is it that a 16MB buffer (1/64th of 1GB) is considered generous for a hard drive?
quote:Also, with the very slow progression of hard drive performance, why is everyone stuck at 7,200 RPM (Raptors and SCSI etc. excepted of course)? Perhaps moving up to 10,000 RPM would be too expensive for now, but how about 8,000 or 8,400 RPM as the next step up? Every bit helps.
quote:Is it technically feasible to allow simultaneous use of all drive heads, as opposed to 1 at a time?
quote:I would think things like these would set a drive apart quite noticably in the current field of mediocricy.
quote:Being the newest and highest capacity in Seagate's line of hard drives, we chose to look at it exclusively
quote:Other than the 5 year warranty this drive has nothing over a model from a competing manufacturer, most notably hitachi.