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Subject:Re: PC Purchase: Recommendations? From:Romay Jean Sitze <rositze -at- NMSU -dot- EDU> Date:Sun, 30 Jul 1995 22:05:20 -0600
On Fri, 28 Jul 1995, Matt Ion wrote:
> Expansion? Five or six drive bays? Forget IDE/EIDE and go SCSI right off the
> hop. Better all around - faster, more reliable, much more multi-tasking
> friendly, with a much longer history - and far more expandable (up to seven
> devices per SCSI bus... and you can even plug multiple SCSI adapters into a
> single machine if that ain't enough). SCSI devices currently available
> include hard drives, all the better tape drives (don't get those QIC-type
> junkers that plug into your floppy controller), most quad-speed CD-ROMs, and
> most high-end scanners.
SCSI may be the way to go--that's what I have in fact--but you will also
find that compatible upgrades in hardware (hard drives, etc.) are also
more expensive so do plan for it if you go that way.