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Subject: RE: Hard drive question
From: Aregullin, Manuel (Manuel_Aregullin_at_Intuit.com)
Are you going to install this drive your self? I was also thinking of
upgrading my HD but I'd rather not open up my own unit.
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
Behalf Of Lee Pilgrim
Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 8:07 AM
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: Hard drive question
On Tue, 20 Jul 2004 10:52:55 +0200, Tobi <nutzlos_at_gmx.net> wrote:
> I am planning to build a new hd into my Recorder. Are any things to be
>considered? 4200 rpm or 5400 rpm (power consumption)
A 5400 rpm drive would be useless in the archos because your unit can not
even read it very fast at 4500 rpm, and it would also waste power
>big disk cache,
The archos does not even use this cache, so that is also useless.
> shock resistance (red light dead)?
Most drives should be fine. I have seen a a few reports that the IBM
travelstars were very sensetive to motion.
> Which drive can you recommend?
Whatever is a good price :)
> Thanks in advance,
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