Enterprise crew - tape drive question

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  1. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    Is a DAT 72 tape drive any faster than a DAT 40? Or will it just store twice as much and take twice as long to do it?

    edit: if you are using dat 72 tapes
     
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  2. RonJeremey

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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Same speed. But it depends on the drive manufacturer.

    I know DLT tapes have higher speeds with larger formats.
     
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    You may get a bit of variance, but for the most part, dat drives will be the same across the board.
     
  5. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    We don't use tapes on the enterprise. We use isolinear chips.
     
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    No maxing out an LTO4 drive at 120MB/sec via NDMP, no care!
     
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    Thug Henry I'm too old to be here...

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  8. retorq

    retorq What up bitch??

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    Is there an LTO4 crew I can join??
     
  9. Chris

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    We use LTO3 in other areas :hs:
     
  10. crontab

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    dat 72 and dat 40 both write at 3.2MB/s, so it will take longer to write 36GB than the 20.

    T10000B crew here
     
  11. Graham

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    for a second there I was like wtf that sounds like cool stuff :rofl:
     
  12. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    You think that's cool, you should see the phasers. :bigthumb:
     
  13. deusexaethera

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    GTFO phasers. I want some photon torpedoes -- them shits have warp drive, hit you before you ever seen 'em coming.

    (unless you have subspace sensors. :noes:)
     
  14. Graham

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    Ya, just when you think you can relax, some sneaky prick coming up with subspace sensors just to mess with your plans of domination.
    Beam me up, dammit.
     
  15. deusexaethera

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    I know right? Fucking Romulans, those guys are assholes.
     
  16. Graham

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    srsly, worm hole this
     

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