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SubjectRe: Two hdds on one channel - why so slow?
On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:
>Please consider picking up a modern drive and see it has a "THREE" (3)
>Year warranty period which is about the length of service for a continuous
>run device on the MTBF.

3years is ~27k hours. The MTBF on modern drives is more like 57years.
(500k hours.) 100k hours is 11+ years. No ide drive ever manufactured
will last that long. (Maybe if it's sitting on a shelf for 90% of its life.)

--Ricky


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