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wow 10 MB thats the same as 2-4 songs lol
    
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wow 10 MB thats the same as 2-4 songs lol
Unless it's a Flac. Then it can't even fit one song. lol
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"If automobiles had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside."

-Robert Cringely
It would be worth the risk of blowing up if it meant I only had to buy a single gallon of gasoline for the car's life.
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Seek times?
from 1987 to 2011 lol.
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Cool
    
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the cs dept here has a lot of old parts on display.
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Like fine wine..till MAGNETO STRIKES!!
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post #48 of 54
Some CPUs have more L3 cache than this hard drive.

In 22 years my CPU better have 2TB of cache.
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Could this be... the ONLY working Seagate!?
 
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post #50 of 54
This reminds me of an ultra ancient Quantum Bigfoot 5'25" drive I saw once at my tech service...

It was left behind in a pile of old drives, I plugged it just for the sake of it and...

IT STILL HAD A WORKING WIN 3.1 INSTALLATION!


It was noisy as hell, but the speed curve was the flattest I've ever seen. It looked like an USB memory rather than a hard disk O.O

IIRC, I sitll have the curve somewhere. Will post it if I find it



Edit: Why is there so much Seagate hate? I have eight drives that have NEVER failed, going from 160 to 500GB, from 7200.9 to 7200.12, and the oldest is from 2002 and still kicks!!

Wait... I have a 30GB Barracuda 7200.5, IDE... That thing is from late 1999 and kicks asses here and there. It still works like a charm.
Edited by Artikbot - 4/10/11 at 4:42pm
   
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