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Old 02-06-2004, 09:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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is this hard drive good?
What is good and what is bad about it? ->why?

Western Digital Special Edition 80GB 7200RPM IDE Hard Drive, Model WD800JB, OEM Drive Only

Specifications:
Capacity: 80GB
Average Seek Time: 8.9 ms
Buffer: 8MB
Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
Interface: IDE ULTRA ATA100
Features: High-performance with 8MB Buffer
Manufacturer Warranty: 3 year
Remark: OEM Drive Only

get more info URL=http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=22-144-122&depa=1]here[/URL]
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Old 02-06-2004, 09:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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oh... and what does OEM drive only mean? what is OEM?
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I believe thats about the same one I got

I think the only thing that matters really in the low end of HD models is price You really only need to worry about how fast a HD is on uber HD's like 250gb Raptors and stuff right??
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oh, and it costs 73 dollars
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Sometimes OEM come with bundled stuff. Sometime's not IE cables.
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did you mean IDE cables?
I like Seagate drives personally, but ive heard good things about Western Digital
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