the best CDROM for me?
>: The only thing about this is that these choices both involve connection
>: to the IDE interface and I was wondering if that is a better solution as
>: opposed to SCSI.
>That depends on what you mean by better.
Because you're usually getting the best drive on the market.Quote:>Every body seems to be recommending Plextor SCSI Cdrom drives But when I
>went to purchase one it was 2x the cost of a different brand SCSI drive
>which is about 2x the cost of an IDE drive.
>Does anyone know why the Plextors are so much more expensive?
I have bought Plextor drives for all of my systems. On my P166 I have a
Plextor 12x drive(caddy version) and it's usually faster than most 15x IDE
drives(lower CPU usage too). On my AMD system I have an 8x, on my 2000/040 I
have a 6x, and on my 2000/020 I have a 4x drive.
All of them are caddy versions(and not cheap either) and all of them have
worked perfectly ever since I bought them. Also, all of them have 256k cache
(the 12x drive has 512k)on the drive, most other drives on the market only
have 128k cache.
If you're talking SCSI, Toshiba is usually a good drive.Quote:>I was thinking of getting a Toshiba or Pioneer drive, instead.
If you're talking IDE, just about any name brand is good(Toshiba, Pioneer,
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