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SubjectRe: SCSI disks
Well...IDE may beat SCSI if IDE support Disconnect/Reconnect at least.

W. Reilly Cooley wrote:
>
> I hate to continue to beat this subject into the ground, but exactly what are
> SCSI hard drives considered to the superior to IDE? According to the fellow
> who wrote "Upgrading and Repairing PCs" (who, as a PC technician, I don't
> wholly trust), SCSI hard disks a mostly IDE disks with an additional SCSI
> interface, (ie, the head-disk-assembly is the same, and most of the control
> electronics.) Does SCSI provide additional commands which permit finer
> tuning and/or error prevention/correction than IDE?
>
> It seems to be generally considered that SCSI is superior to IDE, but from
> this guy's writing (excepting for multiple devices on the SCSI bus or really
> fast HDs) SCSI provides no benefit. Pls. someone cursorily clarify.
>
> Wil
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