RAID controlers

Brett Worth brettw at
Thu Sep 12 11:32:53 EST 2002

On Thu, 12 Sep 2002, James McNeill wrote:

> noticed recently at the computer fair that ATA100 IDE RAID controlers 
> were in the $50 range. I noticed however, that the ATA133 models of the 
> same card were about $95.
> Correct me if i'm wrong, but I was under the impression that there was 
> only a slim perfromance difference between ATA 100 & 133. Is this just 
> crazy computer fair pricing??

I think one big difference is that the ATA133 cards can drive disks larger
than 138Gb.


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