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SATA vs. SCSI in a Linux Workstation

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The Western Digital Raptor WD740GD SATA drive is pitted against several Seagate Ultra320 SCSI Cheetah's in this hard drive comparison review.
A question that has been going back and forth now for a while is whether or not SCSI is dead for workstations. Has the advancements in SATA and the main-stream acceptance of 10K RPM Western Digital Raptor, made SCSI too expensive for what you need in a workstation? It's time we take a look at this under Linux and draw our own conclusions. We'll show you what we've found out about the Western Digital Raptor WD740GD as well as how it compares to the three latest Ultra320 SCSI drives: the Seagate Cheetah 10K.7, Seagate Cheetah 15K.3, and Seagate Cheetah 15K.4. In this review we'll cover the technology of the drives, acoustics, heat, size, and performance.
 read more | mail this link | score:7512 | -Ray, June 27, 2005
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