WD making 167GB platter PATA drives

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EsaT
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WD making 167GB platter PATA drives

Post by EsaT » Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:52 pm

Just noticed it in StorageReview forums

Model numbers are these:
WD5000AAKB = 500GB 16MB PATA
WD5000AAJB = 500GB 8MB PATA
WD4000AAKB = 400GB 16MB PATA
WD4000AAJB = 400GB 8MB PATA
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winguy
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Post by winguy » Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:02 pm

Googling WD3200AAJB returned some results. So I guess no 16MB cache for 320GB PATA (same sad case as T7K500).

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Post by Oscar » Fri Aug 31, 2007 7:45 pm

WD3200AAKB is available in the channel now (also confirmed by a WD rep).

http://www.wdc.com/en/partners/PDF/2178-001010.pdf
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