[RndTbl] Hard drive advice

Ray Henry rayhenry at nashmet.com
Wed Apr 9 15:56:40 CDT 2003

On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, millward wrote:

> I have to buy a new hard drive and
> I'd like some advice. 
> It has to be over 40 Gigs and I'm
> concerned more about getting one
> that dosn't run hot than one that's
> fast. Cool and fast would be great.
> I need a new home for the 9's:
> Slackware 9, Mandrake 9, and
> Red Hat 9.
> Any opinions would be most welcome.

My current favorite is the Western Digital with the 8 MEG buffer. Mine 
runs like a charm, and it's certainly a lot cooler than the Maxrots I 
have. Fast, quiet, reliable. It's never a bad idea to shell out the extra 
$15 or so for a hard drive cooler though....

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