[mythtv-users] Hard Drives that Actually Work?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Tue Dec 14 16:44:16 UTC 2004

On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 10:17:19AM -0500, cythraul wrote:
> My Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 (120 GB) has been running efficiently for
> more then a year now. Tho, it's now as quiet as my two 40 GB Seagate
> Barracuda IV that used to be in my backend -- now being used almost as
> badly on my desktop.

We have 3 of the 200GB models, 4 months, 24x7.

So far, so good.

But do remember that IDE drives aren't really built for 24x7 100% duty
cycle applications, as SCSI drives are; that's why they're so cheap,
by comparison.  It's not *just* manufacturing quantity.

-- jra
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