On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 7:33 AM, Maxim Khitrov <mkhit...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 3:11 AM, Michael Powell <nightre...@verizon.net> 
> wrote:
>> I'm not really answering the direct question, per se, but there is a data
>> point you may wish to know a little more about. There exists a difference in
>> hard drives, ala "Enterprise" vs "Desktop". The difference is in the length
>> of the timeout experienced when an error condition such as a platter sector
>> read/write error and resultant remap.
>
> I'm aware of that fact. In my workstation I'm using four Seagate
> Barracuda ES drives in RAID5. For this build I will likely go with
> with ES.2 (ST31000340NS).
>
> - Max

On second thought, given all the problems Seagate has been having
lately, including with that particular model, I may go for WD RE3
drives instead.

- Max
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