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Topic # 114200 11-Feb-2013 22:04
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I'm after some Ultra 160 SCSI drives. Any size as long as they are not SCA drives :)

Also after P3 server CPUs - 1266MHz according to the server BIOS...

And a massive longshot but if anyone has any PowerEdge 1655MC blades/integrated switches lying around, that would be awesome too.




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  Reply # 759910 12-Feb-2013 09:44
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I'll have a hunt tonight if I remember.. I think I have some drives, and possibly some CPU's (I may have gotten rid of them when I got rid of my last P3 servers thou)




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  Reply # 760101 12-Feb-2013 14:36
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Thanks for that :D




 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 760333 12-Feb-2013 19:26
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Righty ho.

I have these:

2x Maxtor 8D300L0 (300gb U320 10k)
4x Compaq BD01874554 (18gb Wide Ultra 3 10k)
1x HP Quantum Atlas 18gb 10K (no Quantum model number but has an HP part number

Plus 4x 36gb SCA drives in HP caddies.




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  Reply # 760407 12-Feb-2013 21:18
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Do 320 drives work on 160 controllers?




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  Reply # 760425 12-Feb-2013 21:59
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danielfaulknor: Do 320 drives work on 160 controllers?


Yes as long as the connector is compatible. Should go without saying that the system will operate at the speed of the slowest device on that scsi chain.

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  Reply # 760428 12-Feb-2013 22:05
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Yes, should be fine. From memory both standards use LVD, and the same connectors, the drives will just slow down to U160 speeds.

On a related note.. All U160 drives have an SCA connector. I've generally found most people only call the 80 pin ones "SCA" drives thou.

If you look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_Connector_Attachment, I'm assuming you want 68 pin + seperate power drives rather than 80 pin drives?







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  Reply # 761605 13-Feb-2013 10:43
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Yep you are correct, I'm after 68 pin + separate power




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  Reply # 761611 13-Feb-2013 10:49
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danielfaulknor: Yep you are correct, I'm after 68 pin + separate power


Can you not use some of these?

http://discountechnology.com/80pin-to-68pin-U320-SCSI-Adapter

or are they in a caddy / backplane that doesn't allow that?




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  Reply # 761817 13-Feb-2013 16:12
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Yep that would probably work but I've already sorted the 4x 18GB drives above, which are perfect for my needs :)




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