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SCSI debate
Authored by: nebula on Aug 19, '04 06:26:51PM

...except for cost. Had Apple stuck with SCSI, they would now have home computers that cost hundreds of dollars more for less overall HD capacity.

I speculate that as Apple dropped SCSI as standard equipment they were banking on native FireWire HD mechanisms appearing in the future (hence the Sawtooth G4's internal FireWire port). While it now appears this will never happen, I still believe that the price:performance ratio of IDE justifies their move.



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