IDE gets a bad rap, that's true, but surely not always for unfair things. IDE still performs less well under severe load in my experience, and I wouldn't go to war with it as a server hard drive unless I had to.<br><br>However, how goddamn much do I want one of these XServer RAID's sitting in my front-end services by the end of the year? smile Thing is pretty AND awesome. Still, though, it's IDE - I'm not sure I get why except that the I is supposed to stand for Inexpensive...hmm...<br><br>