quote: What, something that doesn't have a horrible bus structure (Should I really need to make sure I put devices on separate channels just so that they don't slow each other down when both accessed?), easy to route cables, hotplugging, NCQ, and so forth? And further criticism because an older OS doesn't automatically have drivers for a newer standard? Yeesh, I wonder what we should still be using if new hardware standards are a no-go.
quote: How often do you swap drives round that you'd care about the bus structure? Who cares about the bus structure anyway except bozos who're dazzled by buzzwords?
quote: How often have you used hotplugging? How many people use it in general? A USB enclosure achieves the same thing as well.
quote: "An older OS"??? This is precisely the stupid newer-is-better attitude I'm ranting about! 90%+ of the market runs on XP, O lover of shiny new things who can't think critically!
quote: ill take the one with raid 5... its the most economical way of having some piece of mind.
quote: theres no way im spending $200+ for raid5 hardware...
quote: AMD increases USB support to 12 USB 2.0 ports plus an additional 2 USB 1.1 ports.
quote: RAID 0, 1 and 10 support
quote: AMD also integrates an audio controller for simultaneous audio and video output over HDMI.