[lug] A bit confused

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Fri Oct 6 11:28:08 MDT 2000

Agreed, Carl.

Even Sun puts IDE drives in now though.  Sigh...

Oh well... whatever works.  Not whatever's best.  :)


Carl.Wagner at Level3.com wrote:
> SCSI would have been a "better choice".  If the major system manufactures
> selected it instead of IDE then it would be built into every motherboard by
> now just like IDE is today. This would have increased the cost of motherboards
> by about $5.00 instead of $100-$300 for a good controller. And there would not
> be the 20%-200% premium on drive prices.
> Manufacturers consider SCSI only for "high end" system and therefore can
> increase there profit margins on it.
> Carl.


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