SUMMARY: 10,000 RPM Cheetah in Ultra-1 ??

From: Paul Wilkinson <>
Date: Mon Sep 09 2002 - 10:05:45 EDT
Thank's to Peter Stokes, Allan West, Rob Legate and Paul Frederiksen.

10K rpm drives installed internally in Ultra-1 systems work just fine.

As their replies are brief I'll inlude them below.


## Peter Stokes said :

> You should have little problem with the 10K drives. We have shipped a number
> of U1 systems with 9Gb 10K drives and never had a problem. There is a
> cooling fan next to the drives unlike many of the other Sun systems.

## Allan West said :

> They'll run, they they do put out more heat. When I upgraded my Ultra-1's 
> drive, I just put in a single 18GB drive and left the other drive bay open to 
> reduce heat load. If your environment is cool enough, it probably won't be a 
> big issue.

## Rob Legate said :

> I've been running a 10,000 rpm Cheetah along with a standard 9GB drive in my > Ultra-1 for about 6 months now. No drive-related problems whatsoever.
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