[OM] Re: Help! Moron needs computer advice.

Subject: [OM] Re: Help! Moron needs computer advice.
From: "Tom Scales" <tscales@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 09:39:49 -0500
Not aware of any limit about 127GB.  48bit LBA would certainly address a lot 
more than that.


From: "Chuck Norcutt" <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> I'm not sure Win2K or my motherboard's drive controller can handle
> 500GB.  I've heard there's another capacity design breakpoint somewhere
> above the 160GB drives I've been using but I don't know what the
> limitation is.  I'd have thought LBA was good for a couple of terrabytes
> but maybe the limitation is elsewhere.
> Anyhow, the 160GB drives when on sale with rebate for $40 + $30 for a
> USB drive case have proven to have a very low cost/GB.  Hope you got a
> good deal on the big drive.
> Chuck Norcutt

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