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Storage Smarts Answer #45 - Hard drives

Storage Smarts Answer #45 - Hard drives



How can you tell the difference between SCSI and IDE hard drives?
a. Check the instruction manual
b. Ask the guy sitting next to you
c. Read the labels
d. There is no noticeable difference
e. Ask the vendor

Were you correct? This week's answer is:
c. Read the labels

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You can usually tell by looking at either the label on the drive or the connector to the controller. Most SCSI drives are labeled such on the label that has the model and serial number on the drive. The connector to a SCSI drive is also different than an IDE drive.

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