[mythtv-users] Yes, it's overkill, but here is the list for my new machine in planning...
patman at aracnet.com
Sun May 11 18:33:36 UTC 2008
On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 07:39:19PM -0700, Justin The Cynical wrote:
> -Seagate SV35.2 ST3500630SV 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
> -EXCELSTOR Jupiter Series ESJ8080S 80GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
> Hard drives: Thought I'd give the "video drives" from Seagate a shot.
> The other drive is the OS drive, so I didn't care much about it. Newegg
> had it rated pretty good, so why not, it's inexpensive, and if worse
> came to worse, I drop in one of my PATA drives to get it back up and
I don't see warranty information for the Execlstor drive, there is a
review on newegg saying you will only get a 30 day warranty.
I would get a Seagate for your root / OS drive just for the longer 5 year
warranty - not because you'll get a replacement drive if it fails, back,
but because the drive will (hopefully) last longer, replacing a failed
And maybe get one seagate drive for everything, I used to run with root
and video (recoding and playing back HD) on one disk and never had
You might as well go to 750Gb or more, given current prices - there is a
750gb seagate on newegg for $129. I don't know anything about their "video
drives", it doesn't sound useful unless you need higher disk bandwidth.
-- Patrick Mansfield
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