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#1 Constantine

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 02:58 AM

Dear whiz kids,

I have removed two old hard drives from a spare computer. They are both identical. There is no indication on them (that I can understand) about the size of them. There is a lot of information written on them but it is meaningless to me.

I just want to know the capacity. I will give the information that is written on them:

Seagate Medalist 6531
Model ST36531A
Drive parameters:
(CHS) 13.446 Cylinders 15 Heads 63 sectors
12,706,470 addressable sectors

Does any of this stuff indicate capacity?

Your help is much appreciated.


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Edited by Constantine, 24 September 2005 - 02:59 AM.

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 11:07 AM

As indicated here those are 6.5GB hard drives. That link shows the jumper settings also.

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#3 Constantine

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 05:20 PM

Dear Leurgy,

Thank you so much.

I have found a heap of useful stuff on the Seagate site you pointed me to.

Why did I not think to go to this site first off?

I once said to someone "Wait a second, I'm thinking!"

They responded "How do you like it so far?"

Thanks again


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Posted 24 September 2005 - 09:20 PM

Your welcome Constantine. Glad you found that informative.

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