[mythtv-users] Hard Drives that Actually Work?

nate s nate.strickland at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 21:00:40 UTC 2004

Another vote for seagate.  I have a 200G 7200.7 (PATA version) that's
been running great for a while now.  It is almost silent, very fast
compared to the 60G maxtor that I had before it, and barely even gets
warm to the touch.

On a side note, I've been looking into getting another of the exact
same, to perhaps set up a raid array, and I've notived the price on
them has gone up since I first bought it.  I guess they've been


On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 10:18:14 -0800, Chris Petersen
<lists at forevermore.net> wrote:
> > Chris,  I'm assuming that you are not taking any extra measures for
> > cooling this drive in your pundit?  I  did some sheet metal
> > modifications to my Pundit drive bay so that I could add cooling.
> > Hopefully with this new drive I can remove the cooler, as it is the
> > noisiest item in the case by far.
> Nope, nothing special.  I've even lately taken to keeping my pundit in a
> cabinet (granted, big hole cut out of the back of it).
> I do have an optical drive in there, but it's unplugged, so it won't
> generate any heat like it might if it was plugged in.
> -Chris
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