Disk Performance Tuning)
-We all know Seagate as a trustworthy source
for good Hard Drives and service. Seagate has a new one out in its Barracuda line very
cheap, $299.00 cheap that is! Well I know you may be thinking that you can go get a good
Hard Drive for $100.00 but check this one out. Seagate has upped the disk density to 7.1
GB per disk turning into 28 GB hard drives. When will this ever stop? I have a 8GB hard
drive I never fill up!?
-Some big key features:
-I think its safe to say the 500MB Hard Drive
is dead and gone. I don't think with these specs you will have to many problems later on
with storage. This is clearly over kill in storage unless you run a server.
Keep An Eye Out For
-The ATA/66 may not be supported on your
system's motherboard and BIOS. Make sure and check with Vendor if unsure. You wont get the
full benefit from this drive if your motherboard and Operating System doesn't except it.
You can however run it on your existing ATA/33 system. You will also need to be running
Win95,98 or OSR2 operating systems for the ATA/66 to be recognized.
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