[Beowulf] Consumer vs. Enterprise Hard Drives in Clusters

Nifty Tom Mitchell niftyompi at niftyegg.com
Thu Jan 22 20:04:44 PST 2009

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 02:00:52PM +0100, Reuti wrote:
> Am 22.01.2009 um 02:18 schrieb Nifty Tom Mitchell:
>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 04:36:51PM -0800, Greg Lindahl wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 04:19:55PM -0800, Jon Forrest wrote:
>> or capacitor thermal specifications.   The heat sink could
>> be invisible -- i.e. more/ thicker copper on the logic board
>> Contract manufacturers may also bring better quality practices
>> to the table.
> I found that sometimes the granted warranty is longer for enterprise  
> drives, up to 5 years. But you have to contact the vendor, not the  
> dealer, to get a replacement free of charge.

Good catch.  Warranty service is expensive.

	T o m   M i t c h e l l

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