From: Bill Morrow (penzance_at_icanect.net)
Date: Sun Apr 25 1999 - 16:53:00 EDT
the 770 uses up to a 17mm drive, the 600 is limited to the 12.5mm drives..
there is a 10gig for the 600 available..
relatively cheap too..
i'll see my first 10gig, 12.5mm drive this week..
the 14gig drives are nice.. :-)
think about the 770Z's... 28gigs and 320meg of memory, a 1280x1024
Andrew Webber wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Apr 1999 13:03:19 -0500, Ron Heiby wrote:
> >> OK, fair counter. But with 10+ GB being offered
> >I don't own a 600, so do not know anything about them beyond what I've
> >read on the mailing list or can see on the IBM web site. For my
> >message, I was going by what IBM's web site claimed to be available.
> >I saw no drive larger than a 6.4, which is smaller than the 8.1 I have
> >in my 770 and is certainly smaller than the 14.something currently
> >offered for the 770. When you consider the fact that the 770 allows
> >two such drives to be mounted, the difference is even more
> Remember that the 600 requires 12.7mm drives and I suspect the 770
> probably uses 17mm. The thinner ones always seem to be a size
> behind, for pretty much the same price (i.e. when I got my 6.4 from
> Bill, the 8.x was available in the thicker drive).
> I've got two drives in my 600 now, at the cost of no internal CD,
> although I could swap around.
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