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Subject: Re: new hard drive with large buffer
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2003-02-27


Matias Orchard wrote:
> will this hard drive work?

Probably, but it will drain your batteries faster since it's spinning at 5400rpm instead of the normal 4200rpm.

> what do you think would be the consequences of having a 16 MB buffer in it?

None whatsoever. The drive buffer is cleared when the disk spins down.

-- 
Björn



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