Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Hard drive question
Re: Hard drive question
From: Lee Pilgrim <dstar5_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 08:07:02 -0700
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
>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,
Received on 2004-07-20