Hard Drives

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Sun Oct 7 19:47:07 2001

On Oct 7, 18:58, ajp166 wrote:
> Well sice this is not a PC centric group we may not be the best place
> for advice.
> However... JTS was a short lived supplier is low cost IDE drives and
> were noted for high failure rates though there were the occasional
> decent one in the pack. They were also very slow compared to
> the better WD, Seagate, Quantum and Maxtor.

They had some problems with master/slave selection as well. They made it
to the list of "Worst Models Ever" at www.driveservice.com/bestwrst.htm
with "JTS any model".

> Oh, JTS disappeared withing two years after they show up.

That's a bit of an exaggeration :-) They were around for a while before
they did the Atari deal (1996?), making drives from 1994, and went bust in

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Sun Oct 07 2001 - 19:47:07 BST

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