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This article is part of the Vol. 1 No. 5 July 2002 issue of Overview of top tape backup options for midrange systems and networking segments
Need speed? While not spilling over with capacity, 15,000 rpm disk drives deliver average seek times for reads at about 3.5 ms vs. around 4.5 ms for 10,000 rpm drives. Here's a short list of 15K drives currently being shipped. 15K RPM disk drives company product capacity interface IBM UltraStar 36Z15 18.4/36.7GB Ultra320/Ultra160 Fujitsu MAM series 18.4/36.7GB Ultra160 Seagate Cheetah x15 36LP 18.4/36.7GB Ultra320/Ultra160/Fibre Channel Access >>>
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