[mythtv-users] The return of the $20 80GB hard drive
Jarod C. Wilson
jcw at wilsonet.com
Fri Feb 6 18:17:40 EST 2004
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On Friday 06 February 2004 14:36, Nate Carlson wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Jarod C. Wilson wrote:
> > I should note that I'm also somewhat picky about what I buy. I try to
> > avoid the low(er) end stuff that only has the 1-year warranty now. My
> > current 250 is a Western Digital w/the 8MB cache, purchased for $200,
> > with $80 in mail-in rebates. Actually getting six more is wishful
> > thinking at the moment, unless I have a REALLY good month of consulting
> > projects... (I work a full-timer and do misc consulting work on the
> > side). However, I think five 250s might be sufficient... ;-)
> Just a note, I've been very happy with Samsung's drives - they still carry
> a standard 3-year warranty, and are nearly silent in my experience. I've
> got a couple 80gb's, a 160gb 2mb drive (that's my MythTV drive right now),
> and a 160gb 8mb SATA drive for my workstation.
Oh, I've got a few 80GB Samsung drives that I'm perfectly happy with, but...
> At $103 retail (NewEgg) for a 160gb/2mb drive (or $118 for the 8mb) with a
> 3 year warranty, no rebates or anything, how far wrong can you go? :)
> I just wish they'd make something larger than 160gb.. ah well!
...there's the big problem. They don't make 'em big enough (yet) to be worth
the space in my server case.
Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
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