Tag Archives: RPM

Riddle me this: When is a SAS drive not a SAS drive?

Here are two common statement I often hear from clients: I don’t just want SAS drives, I also want SATA drives.  SATA drives are cheaper than SAS drives. Nearline SAS drives are just SATA drives with some sort of converter … Continue reading

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Storwize V7000 Disk choices

With the announcement of 900GB 10K RPM drives for the Storwize V7000, the range of possible drives you can order is now even more outstanding. In the 2.5″ form factor IBM has the following 10K RPM drives: Feature 3203 300GB 2.5 inch. … Continue reading

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