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  1. Intel says hard drive shortage will cut profits and revenues

    Industry News
    Computer chip maker Intel Corporation said today that its fourth quarter revenues will be significantly lower than previously estimated. The world's largest semiconductor chip maker says microprocessors sales have been adversely affected this quarter because Intel customers are reducing their...
  2. Floods in Thailand leading to higher hard drive and computer prices

    Industry News
    Heavy monsoon rains in Thailand have led to the worst flooding the country has seen in the past fifty years. The natural disaster is already having a significant impact on hard disk drive pricing in Canada. Prices of some hard drives in this country have almost doubled in recent weeks while the...
  3. Gateway "cannot communicate"

    Shaw Gateway
    Woke up this morning to "Cannot communication with the Shaw Gateway. Please check cable connections or contact Shaw at 888-472-2222" Noticed a clicking noise coming from the Gateway that was never there before. Not a fan noise, clearly to me it was a hard drive noise, like a seek problem...
  4. Shaw Direct HDPVR 630 Owners Discussion Thread

    Shaw Direct Satellite
    This discussion thread is for owners to discuss the new Shaw Direct HDPVR 630 when it becomes available on September 1st. Please post your thoughts and your feedback on this unit once you have it up and running. For non-owners, you can ask questions about the unit in our New 630 In Pre...
  5. WD VelociRaptor drives double their capacity

    Industry News
    Western Digital (WD), the world's second largest maker of computer hard drives, annouced today that it's now shipping 450GB and 600GB versions of its VelociRaptor hard drives which use a 6Gbit/second SATA interface. Spinning at 10,000 RPM, the 2.5 inch SATA drives are high performance drives...
  6. Upgrading Internal HDD for Motorola PVR - Please Read Post 1.

    Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion
    So this new firmware should support a larger internal drive? That's even better than external! Are there drive compatibility lists, or should any SATA drive work? Admin EDIT: This thread is strictly for discussing how to upgrade an INTERNAL drive for Shaw PVR with firmware 16.74 Edit by...
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