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Subject: Re: Hard drive question
From: Gazel (Gazel_at_fr.st)
Date: 2004-07-21


I put a 80Gb Hitachi travelstar 3 months ago in my JBFMR, and it's working great. I saw a real difference
with the original 20Gb Hitachi travelstar drive that was in it, which was very sensible to motion indeed.
Not this one. Anyway i think it's a 5400 rpm, which is not necessary for the JB.

Gazel

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lee Pilgrim" <dstar5_at_gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 5:07 PM
Subject: Re: Hard drive question

> HI Tobi,
>
> On Tue, 20 Jul 2004 10:52:55 +0200, Tobi <nutzlos_at_gmx.net> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > 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,
> > Tobi
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