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  1. go to system,hardware, device manager, look inside USB controller, uninstall USB mass storage if it is still there.
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    its just a small niche market segment that seagate thinks some customers may want enterprise SAS interface performance with huge capacity file storage (excess of 750GB) that existing sas 10krpm (maximum 300GB) cannot provide. I personally think speed difference will be small with both only 7200rpm unlike using SAS 10krpm and 15krpm. For high speed servers, trend growing towards using seagate SAS 146GB 2.5" 10krpm and SAS 2.5" 73GB 15krpm.
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    Samsung F series?!

    so fast, 250 per platter???
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    SCSI adaptors

    maybe just sell away for a profit. The trend is now towards SAS. save money for cheaper SAS card instead of older scsi card.
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    Who manufactures HP scsi drives?

    Do HP make big bucks by reselling these HP label scsi hdd? and any warranty by HP?
  6. a suggestion. make sure its a dual DVI output graphics card. you will need 2 DVI large size LCD.
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    SATA Seagate Lasted One Week

    Well, I was sort of being dramatic. I probably have 80% of my photos scattered around on various backups, and I'll have to get some kind of UnDelete software to find another 10%. It's just gonna be a pain to sort through it all and rebuild my collection. Even shorter story: Seagate Sucks (from my POV) Hammer Not sure whether seagate can maintain the quality as seems like they shifting more production towards China and thailand. Anyway, Handling and using HDD has its risk, regardless of any brands.
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    200GB Seagate 7200.10 vs Maxtor DM10

    stick with the maxtor DM10 if you are fine with it and doing well.
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    Hitachi 80GB HDS728080PLAT20 + AAM

    i was wondering will enabling AAM make the HDD last longer since it is seeking slower, less chances of seek damage???
  10. suggest u leave it in the OK connection for a few days of usage just to be sure the strange clicking do not come back. It might be a kind of seagate background defect scan run in.
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    Deskstar woes due to bad SATA cable

    the right angle one should be at the drive. however i am not sure if it makes any difference which side is for drive or MB.
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    Scsi or Serial Scsi (SAS)

    SAS will be better. better airflow and future proof. neater cabling.
  13. depends on which factory, singapore, china or thailand? seems like singapore have the seashell while the rest comes in antistatic. not sure why ?
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    Maxtor DiamondMax 20

    interesting. Maybe its a seagate version. but picture looks more like a maxtor internal.