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[filmscanners] Re: Slightly OT: Hard Drive Speed

Given the same amount of money, why should you deliberately buy 4-5 times
less storage just to satisfy someone's idea of an accurate comparison?

SCSI and IDE are only comparably priced in a very carefully selected subset
of the market.

The rest of the time you gain a lot more storage by getting IDE drives.

On Thursday 07 Feb 2002 2:32 am, Austin Franklin wrote:
> > >> Please name the two drives you are claiming are a FIVE times price
> >
> > increase
> > for SCSI vs IDE.<<
> >
> > I looked up wholesale pricing for the IBM 18gb SCSI drive being
> > discussed, vs a 7200 rpm 100gb IDE drive for the same price and posted
> > the
> > results in a
> > previous message. The SCSI drive costs more than 5x per gb than
> > the IDE. My
> > source was Tech Data, one of the largest computer distributors in Canada.
> Come on Moreno, that's a silly comparison.  I've shown an apples for apples
> comparison that SCSI and IDE are comparably priced.
> Austin

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